Monthly Archives: December 2008

Humanydyne – the system

Also posted here Cubicle 7, those cheeky London chappies (see the entry for 23rd August 2007 ) are meant to be releasing a translation of Humanydyne, a somewhat-post-apocalyptic superhero game originally from 7√©me cercle (you know them, they originally did … Continue reading

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Star of the Commonwealth

Great Britain was, at the time, in the throes of a terrible war, a world war, which assailed them from without as well as within. While bombs rained upon London and young men lost their lives overseas in the pursuit … Continue reading

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Zombi: spitballing a ‘lookout’ mechanic

After playing Left4Dead probably a little too much, I’m left with the interesting problem of wanting to emulate a little of the in-game mechanic in my (and your) favourite RPG about Zombies. I’m also somewhat inspired by the Trust mechanics … Continue reading

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Zombi: resurfacing on RPG.net

ZOMBI got mentioned on RPG.net tonight. Originally Posted by CHARLIBANANAS I’d also say ZOMBI The earth won’t hold the dead…I was surprised to see mentioned so quickly, I have AFMBE and Savage Worlds but zombi does exactly what I want … Continue reading

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SinglePlayer AI vs MultiPlayer

Scott Anguish writes about Left4Dead: The other game I just tried out today was Left 4 Dead. This is one hardcore shooter that really ramps up the ‘fast zombie’ genre. Again, you come away feeling like you’ve been immersed in … Continue reading

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Get Carter

I started this evening sitting down to watch The Bourne Identity on ITV2 but as it happens they run ad breaks every 18 minutes and I’m reminded why I hate linear television. The content is either shit or broken up … Continue reading

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Left4Dead, on Expert

“It’s a ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE, I can’t be held accountable for my actions!!!!” Some of us (me, Savage_MF, kinnygraham and Pulse4333) have been playing this in the evenings and I must say it’s probably the best FPS I’ve played in a … Continue reading

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Jorune Revisited

After a long hiatus, I’ve decided to revisit Jorune. From Wikipedia “Skyrealms of Jorune was based on a science-fantasy background (of the planetary romance subtype) created by Andrew Leker, initially for a school writing assignment. The setting was somewhat comparable … Continue reading

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23rd Letter RPG

The time is now. Psychics exist, not many, but enough – enough to worry those in power, and interest those who seek power. Governments and Corporations fight over them. The Network provides an imperfect refuge for those that escape the … Continue reading

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Not the first time I’ve been Left4Dead

From the Wikipedia page for Left4Dead Left 4 Dead is a co-operative, survival horror, first-person shooter game by Turtle Rock Studios. “Left 4 Dead puts four human playable or AI-controlled Survivors of an apocalyptic pandemic against hordes of aggressive “Infected” … Continue reading

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