Role Playing Games Category

Tuesday 09 April, 2013

Swords & Wizardry Appreciation Day

About a week ago the call to all OSR bloggers went out to participate in Swords & Wizardry Appreciation day on April 17th.  I am happy to announce that Hexgeneration will be joining 115 other blogs (at last count) in blogging about this wonderful OD&D inspired game.  There are multiple clones out on the market that give […]

Monday 08 April, 2013

GaryCon V

First off… my apologies on not keeping this blog updated.  Between my RL job and the Tales from the Fallen Empire project I have been busy.  So with that said, let me get on with today’s topic GaryCon V! This has been the one event of the past few years that I have been dying to go […]

Friday 27 July, 2012

Happy Birthday Mr. Gygax (A letter to Gary)

:: A thank you letter to Gary Gygax:: Gary, I know this letter comes a bit too late.  We have conversed in the past via email, but unfortunately our paths never crossed and I was never able to say these words in person.  First of all I want to wish you happy birthday.  It is a day […]

Sunday 03 June, 2012

RPG Magazine Review – Crawl No. 1

It has been a weird and wonderful two weeks.  Between managing the Kickstarter for my Sword and Sorcery Supplement Tales From the Fallen Empire, and trying to compile my notes into a book format it has been exhausting.  I wanted to post about something this week so I figured I would do a mini review. Dungeon […]

Thursday 24 May, 2012

Tales From the Fallen Empire: Some Thoughts

As I get ready to embark on my next Kickstarter project, I have fallen into retrospect.  With hundreds of fantasy RPG settings out there (Forgotten Realms, Ptolus, etc.) why do I want to publish another?  What makes this setting better or worse than another?  As a instructional designer I have learned one solid rule when […]

Sunday 13 May, 2012

The word of Gygax

About a week ago I was at my FLGS and ran into one of the local gamer kids.  He is someone that I admire for being open to playing different sorts of RPGs at a young age, but he tends to be a bit annoying at times.  He came up to me while I was […]

Friday 11 May, 2012

Bridging the Gamer Generational Gap?

Hello Again… First off I wanted to congratulate Tim H. for winning the blog opening contest.  His ideas game me some great fuel for thought.  Thanks to the others who also offered some sound ideas.  Grappling and overbearing rules have been a bug up my behind for many years, and now that I am about […]

Thursday 03 May, 2012

RPG marital aids

First I wanted to thank all those who posted comments on the last posting.  It was a nice warm welcome to the Blogsphere.  So on with tonight’s posting… Like a marriage a campaign can have its up and downs.  There are the awesome times when you and your players are in love with new concepts […]

Sunday 29 April, 2012

A DM only rolls the dice because of the noise they make…

  After 20 minutes of pondering how to open this blog and two weeks to figure out what I wanted to write… here it is. Welcome to Hexgeneration.  This blog serves two purposes.   1. to be a voice on my favorite topics (Role Playing Games, 80s-90s Goth, and Pop Culture).  2. game design/industry discussion. […]