Delta Green – Playing the Black Sheep

Last week I gave an example of a character with good intentions and poor method with the example of John Kramer, the “antagonist” of the SAW series.


This time round I’m looking at the next phase… how to create and play Black Sheep characters.

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Condemned in the Sands – 10 minutes for a better day

When you look at the way that the world is at the moment, you need a laugh… however not to the level that I did for 10 minutes on Thursday.


Sometimes you need to laugh until it hurts because otherwise the world lets you down.

Last Thursday, I’ve had one of those days.

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Sratchbrew (+7) – Daggers, Doom and Scissors

Well it happened; the RPG I had been working on for a while has now been placed into the hands of other players.

One of the players took a giant dagger… 


…and we ripped the character creations rules apart!

Yes we didn’t even get to playing… I said things would go wrong in the first 15 minutes and they did!  Not necessarily a bad thing… this was 1st contact and they never go smoothly.

Instead we spent 2 hours on breaking the character creation down and rebuilding it up again.

But that isn’t necessarily a bad thing for me…

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Scratchbrew Challenge (-1) – Designer Work Around

By the time of release I will be 1 day away from what can only be the biggest gamble for a GM.  A total Scratchbrew; no published game base, no existing world, everything from the ground up.


Worlds can be complex, and the one for this group will be no exception.  However there are several ways I have set the scales in my favour.

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Scratchbrew Challenge (-3) – Setup for a Fall

By the time of release I will be 3 days away from what can only be the biggest gamble for a GM.  A total Scratchbrew; no published game base, no existing world, everything from the ground up.


What could possibly go wrong?

Well I wouldn’t be writing this if I didn’t have an idea.

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Scratchbrew Challenge (-5) – Designer Work Around

By the time of release I will be 5 days away from what can only be the biggest gamble for a GM.  A total Scratchbrew; no published game base, no existing world, everything from the ground up.


Although this can be a disaster, if you do prepare in advance you can set up situations where you can counter the issues that are created by design.

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RPGs – Fear of the Challenge

So why am I talking about an RPG that I’m not planning to Stream?

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