So #fourrpgs was a popular topic a while ago and, like most people, it was a great nostalgia trip seeing so many old systems referenced so fondly. Someone just posted their own list and I realised I hadn’t done the same, so here we go. The four tabletop RPG systems that have influenced me the […]Read more "#fourrpgs"
In my experience there are two kinds of LARPers, those who are there for the journey and those who are there for the destination. Let me elaborate; LARPers who are there for the journey are there for the experience and to enjoy the story that their characters are on. LARPers who are their for the […]Read more "LARP: Is it all about the Journey or the Destination?"
I first head the term “killer app” in the early 1980’s at the beginning of the home computer revolution. It basically referred to software so good or so useful that people would buy (at the time) expensive computer hardware just to run it. Examples like Visicalc on the Apple II, Lotus 123 on the IBM […]Read more "Character Builder: Was this the “killer app” of D&D 4th Edition?"
(Originally published on Rogue Ramblings) My first ever video game was on an 8k ROM cartridge that cost (this was back in 1983) £30, just think about that, 8k, my VBA scripts are typically bigger than that. I wouldn’t call myself a serious gamer and this list is not a history of games in the […]Read more "My Favourite Video Games of all time"