Right! It’s time to start the first playtest. Our nefarious PC (Jaspin Ward, budding necromancer) is going to try to learn to raise the dead. Now I’ll find out if my draft town adventures system can GM a session for me in anything like a fun way. I hope so! Setting Up First things first… Continue reading Jaspin Ward, Budding Necromancer, Episode One – “Corpses by Candlelight”
I’m about to playtest the first very rough draft of my Town Adventures system, so I need a character to playtest it with. What sort of character to build? Well, I’ve been playing budding heroes a lot recently, so I thought it might be fun to play a budding villain – someone who could end… Continue reading Introducing Jaspin Ward, aspiring necromancer…
Among the array of tools I use for GM-less gaming is the “Solo 6“. This is just a fancy name for a single d6 that can be used as a GM-substitute when you’re in a pinch – you can read about how it works here, if you like. It’s ridiculously simple. Having done quite a… Continue reading A very small thought on the Solo 6
Well, after receiving a whole bunch of great advice from helpful readers, I’ve finally decided how to spend Temian’s points. Feel free to take a look. Temian’s Five Discretionary Character Points Temian is spending his five discretionary points as follows: 1pt in Hidden Lore (Demons) 1 pt in Broadsword 1pt in Traps 1pt in Stealth… Continue reading Temian’s New Skills!
While thinking about how Temian should spend his character points, I remembered that there are a couple of things that need to be cleaned up before Temian can really start his next adventure. Hence this mini-session. There are two things I’m going to try to accomplish this session. Toward the end of the last adventure,… Continue reading The Adventures of Temian Fell – Bonus Mini-Episode: A Crippled Hand
So – after the events of last session, Temian has a bucketload of character points to spend. What should he spend them on? Let’s just quickly review his point budget. In total, Temian currently has: 5 unspent character points that can be used to purchase anything. 1 character point that can only be used to… Continue reading What should Temian spend his points on?
(For those who came in late: this is the eighth session of my GURPS solo-play campaign. Instead of a GM, I use a big collection of procedural tables (see the tabs above!). The campaign is set in a fantasy world I created from scratch in in a previous series of posts, using a procedural world-creation… Continue reading The Adventures of Temian Fell – Episode 8 – Murdfane Temple