Monthly Archives: March 2011

But we’re not playing D&D anymore…

… or are we? Wikipedia describes D&D in part as: Dungeons & Dragons is a structured yet open-ended role-playing game. It is normally played indoors with the participants seated around a tabletop. Typically, each player controls only a single character, … Continue reading

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by Kevin Oedekoven
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Chained Success For the Win… literally

Ever had one of those days when you could do no wrong? Ever felt like you have the touch of Midas and everything you attempt can only succeed? Ever had the hot hand? Have you ever wanted to capture that … Continue reading

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Astrolomancer – what’s missing from ‘The Book of the Heavens’?*

I really could use some input here. I took a long look at the work I’ve compiled for Astrolomancer and realized that, though scattered across a number of blog posts, I at least have the mechanics for the game complete. … Continue reading

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by Kevin Oedekoven
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One Awesome Technique

When you want the players to take on the role of that guy who goes downstairs alone...

As many of you know, I’m a fan of all things Lovecraftean and as a result, I spend time periodically lurking on the Yog-Sothoth.com forums. Today, while perusing the material posted therein, I happened across an interesting thread: What caught my … Continue reading

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Mad Scientist: The Game – Still creating a Monster

I haven't been attacked by the monsters... yet.

This is just a quick post to state unequivocally that Mad Scientist: The Game is still in my list of creations scheduled for completion. I know it’s been some time since I last posted about the game, but rest assured … Continue reading

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by Kevin Oedekoven
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