Tag: Heroes of the Falling Star

Oct 16

Forgotten Scrolls 56: Week 219

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during four years of blogging. Before the usual rummage through the dusty archives, I direct you to my regular guest post at Ennead Games. Here I reprint an old essay.   This article has been given a fresh edit, a little more polish, and …

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Oct 08

Forgotten Scrolls 55: Week 218

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during four years of blogging. Before the usual rummage through the dusty archives, I direct you to my regular guest post at Ennead Games. Here I reprint an old essay.   This article has been given a fresh edit, a little more polish, and …

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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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