Tag Archive: Heroes of the Falling Star

Sep 15

Social Engineering, Part 2: Mechanics

  As a Geek Dad, one of my goals is to raise my young sons as gamers. An early game I ran for the boys was a BETA copy of Heroes of the Falling Star (HoFS) by Jay Steven Anyong.   The pdf describes the game as follows: Heroes of the Falling Star is an …

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Sep 08

Junior RPGs & Social Engineering

  As a Geek Dad, one of my goals is to raise my young sons as gamers. RPGs helped me through school by expanding my vocabulary, encouraging me to read, as a vehicle for maths and an environment for socialising. Gaming has given me a life-long hobby and many friends. I want the boys to …

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Apr 12

Fortress of Crows & Character Creation, Part 5

  Heroes of the Fallen Star Non-violence Token More Species Keywords   Once more, there was no gaming on Saturday. However, Friday saw the third session of Heroes of the Fallen Star. This is the RPG I run for the boys, also known as “the talking game”.   I have already posted the actual play …

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Apr 09

Scenes from Jianghu: Chapter 3

  . And there were Gardens Bright   Once upon a time, in far Jianghu, there lived two young twins. North Dragon and Kind Smile were chatting in their bedroom when the beautiful Lady of Mercy appeared to them again. The Lady thanked the boys for finding Father Crow’s pigs.   However, The Lady of …

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Apr 07

Fortress of Crows & Character Creation, Part 4

  Scanned character sheets Species keywords & template Scenes from Jianghu   For all my good intentions about game prep yesterday, I was not fully productive. Jace decided he would help me with the scanning, so a lot of that was achieved. Notably, I scanned in several character sheets, so the originals can be returned …

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