Notes on the Mars game

Notes on the Mars game Key goal is long term survivable colonies on Mars.  This is accomplished mainly through careful planning, deals, and certain amount of luck. No single colony by itself should be able...

New Zombie Orpheus stuff

I watched the two latest entries from Zombie Orpheus, and loved them.  Human’s and Households is about people living in a fantasy world, who play a game where they imagine characters in our mundane one....

Man of Steel

Superman is not an easy character to get right. Many people have taken approaches at him, and few have succeeded.  Snyder’s approach was actually fairly new, and I am not sure if he succeeded or...

Star Treking

I have been thinking about Star Trek today. Specifically, I have been thinking about gaming in Star Trek. Star Trek has had a few RPG’s based on it. Fasa, Last Unicorn and Decipher have all...

Many shades of black

Tonight’s Hannibal inspired me to write some things. Forgive me if I ramble. One of my all time favorite TV shows of all time is Millennium.  It was done by some of the people behind...

The Beyond of comic future

I see a lot of people who complain about the state of comics, for various reasons. Some complain they have lost originality.  I have heard others complain about how dark they have become.  Of course,...

Why I love Eberron

I love Eberron. I have been reading some Eberron novels of late, and it has reminded me of this fact. With the exception of Spelljammer, Eberron has been my favorite D&D setting. Before you get...

Schlock Mercenaries

About a month or two back I started reading Schlock Mercenary from the beginning. It is pretty good, actually, though the art at the start is a little painful. Thing is, I will be reading...

the social problem of MMO’s

A thing that has occurred to me. I play a number of MMO’s. I play them for two reasons. One, my career path requires a certain amount of keeping on top of things, and more importantly, I...

defining worlds for the game

Do you ever look at a TV show or a movie, and think to yourself, I could absolutely play in that world?  Plenty of gamers do.  I suppose it is the same sort of inspiration...