While catching up on a number of feeds that I follow, I took notice of this premake of The Empire Strikes Back. It’s a mashup from various older science fiction films that were pulled together to create a “what if the movie had been produced in the 1940s or 1950s.” The concept brought to mind… Continue reading Retro Sci Fi?
Akrasia, over at Akratic Wizardry, has an excellent entry on the “problem with feats.” I have to say it’s a close approximation of my own feelings on the pseudo-powers system. The only thing I would add is that, as I see it, the reason feats were introduced was to provide a skill/power system while keeping… Continue reading The Fiddly-ness of Feats
I put together the graphic in my previous entry to try and create a representation of the difficulty I have with the transition of a single franchise’s (AD&D) development. As I was playing around with this chart, it occurred to me that I’d never really attempted to figure out why I prefer the earlier versions… Continue reading Star Wars Saga v. Cortex
Not there yet. I’ve done some work on it and I’m happy to report that my copy of Star Wars Saga Edition arrived by post on Saturday; however, I’ve just started reading through it, to say nothing of sitting down and stating out all the bad guys and NPCs that I need for this here… Continue reading WoAdWriMo: Coming late
The bad news: I’ve not gotten much done since my last post. The good news: I feel a second wind coming on. Of course, the problem is, I’m getting ready to head south for a four day weekend, which means I’ll get absolutely nothing done during that time. Fortunately, I’ve got the following ideas already… Continue reading WoAdWriMo: Progress (or not)
I don’t want to waste a lot of time writing when I should be spending my free moments working through my WoAdWriMo submission, but I thought I’d try to do a handful of regular posts on how things are coming. Thus far, I’ve got a name (576), an outline, approximately five pages worth of text… Continue reading WoAdWriMo: 576
In my earlier post, I passed along info about Worldwide Adventure Writing Month, and suggested that I might throw my name in the pot. With tomorrow being the first of June, I’ve decided to go ahead and commit myself to the task and see if I can’t pull out a nice 32 page adventure to… Continue reading Adventure writing month possibility