Lovecraftian Gaming

The more I think about it, the less I’m sure why somebody (cough Chaosium cough) decided to take H.P. Lovecraft’s style of fiction and make it into a roleplaying game. Not for the obvious reasons that you might think, of course. Let’s take CthulhuTech, for example; the Mythos works because it fits the “evil outsider … More Lovecraftian Gaming

GenCon Recap: Paizo Grabs ENnies, Ravenloft, CthulhuTech, White Wolf’s Booth Blew

Let’s start with White Wolf, since I’m of the opinion that they need to be savaged continually for bad decisions. This time, it’s their booth: White Wolf’s Gothic New Orleans Nothing For Sale Shop. It had booth babes, booze, a DJ, everything… except product. Since their merger with Icelandic game giant CCP (the guys behind … More GenCon Recap: Paizo Grabs ENnies, Ravenloft, CthulhuTech, White Wolf’s Booth Blew

Goodbye Catalyst?

So, in the past couple of days, a lot of news and speculation has broke out regarding Catalyst Games and its licenses, particularly Shadowrun. It all started on Dumpshock before spreading out to EN World and RPGNet, fueled by some twitters and blog posts of authors leaving Catalyst. The main post has some pretty dire … More Goodbye Catalyst?

Cthulhutech R’lyeh!

I’ve been meaning to mention Cthulhutech for some time, namely around Halloween, but never got around to it; in the meantime I’ve been being lazy, doing real work like exams and papers and compiling lists of what I consider the best ’80s music. So, anyway. Cthulhutech. Read this and tell me it’s not the coolest … More Cthulhutech R’lyeh!