Sands – Time turns to the “Perfect” character.

So you’ll notice that I’m not using a game, book or movie title for this blog…


…And this is because I’m writing up on a designing project; and how to place focus on the story and not the stats.

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RPGs – What a single change can do

I’m in the middle of a break designing and running my system…


It’s currently going well but I’ve recently changed two separate things, health and how magic works.

These changes are minor in the grand scheme of things but the result but they have actually caused me no end of trouble.

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Critical Role – a change in the way I see…

I’ve constantly enjoyed watching Critical Role, itmejp’s RPG sessions as well as other RPG youtube sites.


Yet I have found myself in a situation where I’m looking at this less and less, not because I am being put off by the shows but for a completely different reason…

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Super Dungeon Explore / Super Dungeon Tactics

Sometimes, you miss a game on Steam because the steam library is so dense… this is one of them.


In 2011, there was a board game called Super Dungeon Explore based on retro 8/16-bit Japanese RPGs; where one player plays the fantasy enemies and the others play the heroes trying to defeat the enemy.

Five years on, Soda Pop Miniatures worked with Underbite Games to creates Super Dungeon Tactics; a strategy game based on the original game… yet there is something different from the original game.

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The Chaos Clock – A Working Game in 1 Week

Last Week I finished my first play test with a group of 5 of us…


… and it was one of the games that I designed in 7 days.

For someone like me, this was a shock…  this game kept their attention for three hours (we lost but THREE HOURS)… and not the type of three hours punctuated with stories of life, this was three hours trying to defeat this game as a group.

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2017 begins…

So what am I doing for 2017?


Apart from this blog… well including new parts of a blog.

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Scratchbrew – Did it work?

This four part chaos that I shared my ; part 1 is here, part 2 is here, the third here and the final incomplete part 4 here.

So read more for Final Thoughts… 

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