Monthly Archives: September 2006

WotW: Earth – A Martian Legacy

“A couple of hundred yards out of Baker Street I heard a yelping chorus, and saw, first a dog with a piece of putrescent red meat in his jaws coming headlong towards me, and then a pack of starving mongrels … Continue reading

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Viride: The Mercantile Tsaz

A thousand leagues to the south lies the Tsaz Citadel. The Tsaz live by a merchant code – they trade freely with anyone who wall accept their currency or barter terms. There is no such thing as an average Tsaz … Continue reading

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Superhero game: The WatchTower

I used to run a game that some people thought was fun which was set in San Francisco where the players were new recruits for a Avengers-style franchise. They were enlisted, introduced to the household staff in the complex and … Continue reading

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Heroes, a non-spoiler review.

I watched episode 1 of Heroes last night and I was very pleasantly surprised. There’s some discontinuity here and there but you can tell it’s of the “Lost” vein in that it leaves you with more questions than answers. The … Continue reading

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Mutants and Masterminds: I just don’t get it…

I’ve been called a curmudgeon before….no, really… What is the deal with Mutants and Materminds. It reads like a completely average d20 system. It’s not special in any way and yet we find rabid M&Mers on RPG.net and elsewhere flaming … Continue reading

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Games Shops in Paris

I went to two games shops in Paris and spent a little too much on books. I got some English language RPGs and could hve bought more – there’s heaps of dead-tree books that I’ve never heard of and I … Continue reading

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Apple Expo

I’m at Apple Expo in Paris this week and taking the opportunity to pop down to Jeux Descartes and other games shops. I hear great things about the French gaming scene but this will be the first time I experience … Continue reading

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Viride: The Shifting Sands

The sands are fine and greyish in colour. Fine enough to seep between the fibres of all but the finest threats. A human who stands still enough will slowly begin to sink and almost anything laid on the surface of … Continue reading

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WotW: Earth – When?

This was the question that struck me last night as I tried to process the jalapéno peppers in my pizza. When is WotW: Earth set? (and for that matter, when am I going to get a better name for it?) … Continue reading

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WotW: Earth – New Hope

As humanity climbs out of the ruins of their devastated society, we must now look at our future. We have seen the terrible destruction wrought by the Martian fighting machines and flying machines and the awful power of the Heat … Continue reading

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