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Metascape, Part III

Metascape, Part III Wait, There’s Swashbuckling Cat Girls In Here? Shut Up And Take My Money! (Also, Kung-Fu Vulcans) In the first part… we opened a box! In the second part… we puzzled out dice notation! But nothing you’ve seen … Continue reading

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Metascape, Part II

Metascape, Part II No Cure For Trademark Pox I Wrote 2000 Words On Dice Mechanics My Eyes Are Bleeding OK, first off, whenever you see MetaScape(tm) or Guild Space(tm) imagine that there’s a little “(tm)” next to them, because I’m … Continue reading

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Metascape, Part I

Metascape, Part I No Idea What I’m In For But Damn, It’s A Big Box So, this box has been sitting on my shelf since at least 2012, because it’s listed in the oldest copy of my game database I … Continue reading

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Earth Delta Pathfinder

I haven’t posted an update for a while. It’s been a mix of the usual — family and other related tasks on weekends — and the unusual, namely, working on a long-form project instead of on an article series. To … Continue reading

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Starchildren Part II

Starchildren, Part II Sex, Drugs, And Rock & Rolling Dice Except… I Think You Use Cards In This? Wow, There Goes That Headline Right Down The Pipes OK. As we saw in our previous episode, aliens who though the 1970s … Continue reading

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Starchildren

Starchildren : Velvet Generation In The Grim Darkness Of The Third Millennium There Is Only Rock! And/Or Roll! And Judging From A Random Illustration, Jobs At McDonalds. Grim, Tyrannical, Oppressive, McDonalds. So, Nothing New, Then? I Dunno. Maybe The Burgers … Continue reading

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Droids

Look Sir! Droids! Another Ancient Game You Probably Saw Advertised In The Dragon But Which I Somehow Acquired. No Idea When Or How. It is a little-known fact that FASA’s famous “BattleTech” game was originally released as “Battledroids“, until they … Continue reading

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The Devil And Captain Alistair

The Devil And Captain Alistair There was smoke, and fire, and sparks. The main screen’s display had fractured into blocks of random colors; only a handful of secondary and tertiary displays, still getting feeds from the few surviving external sensors, … Continue reading

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Welcome To Skull Tower, Part XVII

Welcome To Skull Tower, Part XVII — Special Double-Size End Of Book Edition! Those Who Do Not Study History Are Doomed To Have The GM Lecture Them On It Because He Worked Six Months On This Background And You’re Going … Continue reading

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The First Adventure Of The Fourth Streak Derrick

Introduction Yeah, I’m hyping the crap out of my new book. If you like this story, you’ll probably like the above book. If you don’t like this story, erm, you’ll still probably like the above book, ’cause it’s, uhm, totally … Continue reading

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