Feb 08

Kickstarting Apocalypse World 2: Updated Second Edition

A World 2

  The sequels continue at Kickstarter, with AW2 joining the trend of RQ2 and JQ3. The latest Kickstarter project returns to my common field of indie RPGs.   Indeed, Apocalypse World, by D. Vincent Baker, is arguably the game which kick-started the whole indie movement. How many games do you know which are “powered by …

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Feb 07

Writing Goals, 7th February, 2016

  Hi Everyone,   As with last week. I was up early today, but used the time for some creative writing, rather than post an update. This shifts my update to Sunday afternoon.   Previously on Tales of a GM: . 3 hours – Primary Goal – layout Best of 2015 pdf 2 hours – …

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Feb 06

The February 2016 Home of the Warlock’s Journal

  A month turns, and we have a fresh host for the contest.   Last month the host was Kenny at Solo Roleplayer.   The Warlock’s Journal has now resumed its site-hopping travels. The host for February is Vicki, at Tabletop Adventures. The topic for the shortest month of the year is the Unknown Underground. …

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Feb 05

Gates & Portals 5: Personal Growth Part 2

Personal Growth 2 Quote

  This January, Tales of a GM was proud to host the RPG Blog Carnival. In keeping with the season, the theme for the month was Gates & Portals. This bonus essay is my fifth and final contribution to the January Carnival:   My first article explored the portalwrights and their Collegium of Planar Travel …

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Feb 05

Sigil PD: Chapter 42, Part 2

  Poor Wednesday, writing¬†Fiasco playsets & story structure     In the end, Wednesday was not productive for the Fiasco prep. However, yesterday was a lot better. I compiled three of the four Playset sheets, with only Objects remaining. These sheets were a mixture of ideas from the Sigil PD setting, and options adapted from …

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