I am the consumer, I care not from whence it came, All I do is eat and eat, Without a jot of shame Sure, my favourite company harbours sexual predators in their staff, in positions of power, sometimes even on the board of directors. Those are just bad eggs though. When workers do something bad, … Continue reading I am the video game consumer
The skein had snapped, and now paradise burned. It was the mountainfolk who had succumbed first. Theirs was a harsher lot than most, and upon that strife was borne a terrible desire. When the Faceless Stranger came to their homes, clad with cloak of starlight and air of ambition, they thought it was a travelling … Continue reading ENTER THE MEGADUNGEON
So it feels like the pandemic is winding down, and everyone's returning to a way that things were before. When I say this, I don't mean that the actual virus is in check, oh no, but that people are doing more things and the UK government is allowing you to do them. It seems fairly … Continue reading the post-pandemic roundup: in person vs online
Long ago in a distant past, your matchmaking option for a multiplayer game with more than one person was thus: you went into a server browser, looked for a community server that was about right for your skill level (with names ranging from "NEW PLAYER FRIENDLY !" to "HARDCORE[XXX]RIPPERS"), and you joined it. If the … Continue reading the algorithms in games rant
Wondering whether or not your mansion full of exactly the same kind of ooze is going to land well with your players? Asking yourself why your meticulously designed structure lost out to a player showing everyone at the table a video of a cat farting? I can't help you. I can't help you at all there. I'm so sorry.
Talking about the beginnings, the rise and the fall of the greatest video game genre ever made.
An minor exploration of how I feel about games marketing, No Man's Sky, and the lessons we need to learn from it.
Players unengaged? Frustrated with the direction that a campaign is going? Wondering why your EPIC FANTASY ADVENTURE LORE is being ignored? Here's some obscure DM mistakes largely unrelated to those things.
A quick introspective blog post on the fact that I start a lot of shit and then never finish it
This post we're going to get onto actually reviewing PF2e. What the system does well, to start.