Some site updates

I’ve made a few tweaks to the site today. From now on the permalinks to pages and posts are much prettier than before. To link to this post for example you can use...

November 28, 2008


Recently I stumbled upon a new rules-light roleplaying game called “Dungeonslayers”. Dungeonslayers consists of 12 pages of rules and is meant as a fun and easy to play fantasy RPG. There is no...

November 28, 2008

Powerless player

There are situation in roleplaying game sessions when players are totally powerless because their characters are unable to act because they are incapacitated, separated from the group or in any other situation where...

November 24, 2008

Canned Meat

I am currently trying to fend of an unending onslaught of spam comments on this blog. When I woke up this morning there were 17 new comments to be approved and they were...

November 13, 2008

Heroes beyond thirty

Most of us have probably started playing when they were teenagers or when they entered college. We didn’t have a significant other, probably no job, a lot of free time and an overflowing...

November 7, 2008

I am back!

To quote Mark Twain, “The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated”. It took me some time to think about various issues and make some decisions. I won’t get back to a...

November 6, 2008

Slowing things down…

You’ve probably noticed that my “one post per day” goal has slipped several times. I don’t know if it’s because there are a lot of things in real life that occupy my free...

October 30, 2008

Fear of Girls

I don’t know if you guys can laugh about gamer stereotypes. I know I can. Everytime I watch the awesome movie “The Gamers” I am literally rolling on the floor laughing. Another pretty...

October 24, 2008


CthulhuTech is a strange marriage of H.P. Lovecraft‘s Cthulhu mythos and japanese big robot anime series. CthulhuTech is also the first RPG by WildFire, a labor of love of just three people who...

October 23, 2008

Scribd gem: D&D from 1974

While browsing through Scribd, fellow blogger Dominik Dießlin from the german blog Rollenspiel Almanach has found some true gems: the complete Dungeons & Dragons White Box! D&D 1974 – Rulebook 1 Men & Magic...

October 21, 2008

Roleplaying music: Elyrion Soundtrack

Elyrion is an upcoming german steampunk fantasy roleplaying game. It will be released in the coming days, probably on SPIEL ’08 in Essen. There will also be an official soundtrack composed by Erdenstern....

October 20, 2008