Tag Archive: Fate & FAE

Sep 11

Kickstarting Era: Balam

  My Kickstarter habit has been under control since June, but it could not last. My latest find is an RPG with a difference. Once again, I favour the digital option, but the difference here is the genre.   The latest project I want to share is Era: Balam, by Ed Jowett. The campaign page …

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Aug 01

RPG-a-day 2017: Launch & Day 1

  Last year, I joined the #RPGaDay program. August has rolled around again, so it is time for a new set of gaming questions. I first stumbled on this idea over at Twitter, which suits the short answers possible to these questions.   Find me on Twitter @NichollsBolas   The RPG-a-day project is hosted again …

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Apr 17

Updated: We Need a Montage!

  The montage is a storytelling trope, from The A-Team all the way to The Sound of Music. A montage is a short series of clips showing one or more characters working to achieve a long or complex goal. The typical A-Team version saw the characters convert a barn full of junk into a highly-improbable …

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Jan 23

Forgotten Scrolls 18: Week 181

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during my three years of blogging. Before the usual look through the archives, I direct you to my regular guest post at Ennead Games. Here I reprint an essay from my archives.   This article has been dusted down, given a fresh …

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Nov 18

Updated: Brainstorming Locations with Players

  The new Updated series of posts are articles taken from my archives, given a fresh edit and generally updated in light of my current GM style. I doubt I can revise every post on the blog, but I am pleased to give a least a few of my essays a new lease of life. …

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