RPG Settings Category

Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Well it’s 2013… Where is my Neuralware Jack?

Every once in awhile I get nostalgic for games that I loved in my youth.  Starting from a background of fantasy RPGs there was not much in the 80’s that I played other than AD&D, Stormbringer, Call of Cthuhlu, etc.  Then comes 1988, I still remember the day I walked into Gamescape on the Divisidero and […]

Friday 19 April, 2013

Kobiashi Maru: D6 Star Trek – Skills

So in my last post I covered the Mini Six Attributes I would use for D6 Star Trek : Academy (Education), Sciences (Medical & Practical), Operations (Engineering, Tactical, Communications, Helm/Nav)) Command (Administrative & Leadership), Personal/Background, and Military. With those attributes broken down into acceptable Star Fleet Academy categories we now need to add skills.  The Cadet (this […]

Thursday 18 April, 2013

Kobayashi Maru: D6 Star Trek

I have now read/played three of the available Trek games out on the market.  This does not include homebrews, Prime Directive, or the original Heritage release of the game in the very early 70’s.  While I had a blast back in the day with the FASA Trek and a successful two part game with the  Decipher rules, […]

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 […]