Appendix N: Three Hearts and Three Lions by Poul Anderson

Digging through the Appendix N of the original D&D Dungeon Master’s Guide uncovers a lot of lost treasures, books now forgotten save for those in the blogosphere with fringe interests such as reading—reading old science fiction and fantasy novels in specific. Most fantasy fans have probably read The Lords of the Rings and have at … More Appendix N: Three Hearts and Three Lions by Poul Anderson

OUYA Revisited

The backer version of the OUYA finally shipped, and saw a couple of reviews go up on the sites Engadget and The Verge. Both were a bit… less than favorable; I’ve been waiting to see if another review will emerge—maybe a positive one to contrast with—but so far I haven’t seen anything more substantial than … More OUYA Revisited

Tablets, Storage, Cloud Computing — And You!

I know it’s old news, since it came out just over two months ago, but Apple came out with their first high-capacity tablet: an iPad with 128 gigabytes of internal storage. Compared to personal computers, that doesn’t sound like much space, but most tablets and smartphones have wallowed in the 8/16/32/64 sizing mire, where the … More Tablets, Storage, Cloud Computing — And You!

Deadlands Recap Session 4 – The One With The Dog

A lot slower session, which will hopefully balance the fire the posse jumped out of and the frying pan they’re heading into. So, a retcon. Zeke’s player decided to retcon the ending of the last session so that Zeke died a heroic death, grappling the werewolf with his last breath, shoving it under the mire … More Deadlands Recap Session 4 – The One With The Dog

Deadlands FATE Recap

So, Deadlands. Three sessions in and we’ve got the rules hacks pretty much nailed down now, namely balancing the initiative system so that the spread didn’t result in either 1.) half the party holding four cards and the other half holding one, or 2.) the entire party holding three to five cards. Our fifth character … More Deadlands FATE Recap