Exalted was the RPG I lived and breathed in college. It was an odd thing, especially as it was the glorious heydey of White Wolf, the one product line that was rumored to outsell all their other lines combined. My group played it obsessively, almost obsessively as the inbred L5R group played their Asian-themed CCG and … More So, recently I was convinced to run Exalted.
Usually, I try to keep my posts in the 500-800 word category, and usually end up around 600-1000 because of that. That was not the case here. The perpetual fall of White Wolf Games is something that’s unavoidable, and somewhat expected, but still a strange and miserable way for a former major gaming company to … More Wither White Wolf?
With Netflix all but pushing me to see Black Death, popping up in multiple suggestion categories, I caved to peer pressure and gave it a view. It’s not exactly a groundbreaking movie; if you’ve seen an action-horror hybrid flick in recent years, you’ve probably seen this movie. Not that it’s a bad film; Sean Bean … More Dark Ages, Morality, and Horror
White Wolf’s 2011-2012 schedule is now out (thanks to Tenandys for the link), and there’s a lot of interesting stuff on there. Namely, the return to Old World of Darkness, possibly as a tie-in to the WoD MMO (already confirmed to be using the OWoD Vampire: The Masquerade rules), less possibly because irate fans have … More White Wolf’s 2011-2012 Schedule Unveiled
We’ve been metagaming Exalted a lot more, having two fairly long-running Dragon-Blood games on campus, plus a number of one-nighters, a failed Solar experience, and several plans for Sidereals and Dragon Kings that came and went almost overnight. Rummaging around on my hard drive, I found this quick batch of formulas I’d once whipped up … More Exalted Combat 095
For the Halloween game, we decided to focus on a meat-grinder Dungeon Crawl to kill everyone off. What started with my normal Exalted playgroup eventually took over our Friday game, where half of the players are from the Exalted game and the other half are Freshmen new to gaming or transfers new to the group. … More Rollplaying 101