Thursday, July 20, 2017

Gaming now & then

One of the first images that really stuck in my mind was the adventurers leaving the dungeon. I don't remember if it was from one of the boxed sets or the 1st Edition AD & D books.
It was a simple image that really captured the core of the game. Go exploring, fight the monsters, 
come home with the riches. When I was in the recruitment phase of gaming in college and explaining the game to those really unfamiliar with RPGs this image was the one that I would often show to potential games as I explained the game as a playing in an interactive story.
The real game changer for RPGs was the LOTR movies. That opened up the cool aspects of gaming and adventuring to the general public. For me, it was a wonderful time to pass on my love of the hobby to many other people. I still have not lead that many other people into hosting games as a GM, but many more know the joys of character creation, shared story telling, the fellowship & shenanigans of the gaming table, and talking about complete fictional events as if they were real. 

Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday Night Song - Led Zepplin

Without a doubt one of my favorite Zeppelin songs! When the levee breaks!

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Feeling the itch again

Greetings all if any,
       Hoping to reassemble some of the gamers this summer and get another campaign up and rolling. Not sure what they might want to play, but I am open to running about anything they might be interested in playing. I am thinking fantasy would be fun, but I do really like the flexibility of playing in the Cypher System and have become very fond of it. Of course I could go back to Dragonquest at any time and start there, just need to tweek combat so that it goes a little quicker if that is the route they choose. -

Dungeon World

Of Ireland and the Irish

Of Ireland and the Irish