Fate of the Nephilim: Phases and Aspects

A quick note about the information presented below: I’m not going to be explaining all the ins and outs of the Nephilim game. If you’re really confused by stuff, I urge you to grab the pdf of the game to follow along. You can get it at the Chaosium site, and the … Continue reading

Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game

The good folks at Evil Hat Productions are currently running a Kickstarter for a new card game: The Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game. There is1 five days to go on the Kickstarter, and around $38,000 dollars to hit the last stretch goal. I really want them to hit that last … Continue reading

ShotC Playtest – Between Sessions

Just a quick update to talk about some stuff we did with Shadow of the Century over the past couple of weeks. One of our players was not able to make it to the pitch session ((It happens. Real life trumps games.)). She still wanted to be part of the playtest, so … Continue reading

ShotC Playtest – Pitch Session

Last night, I got together my playtest group1 for our first session of the playtest. The first session in Shadow of the Century, as in most Fate Core games, is all about establishing the framework of the game and creating characters. Because it’s modeled on 80s-style action movies and TV shows, it’s called … Continue reading

Into the Shadows

Kinda coming full circle here. The good folks at Evil Hat Productions have started beta playtesting of Shadow of the Century, a new Fate Core game. As they usually do, the Hat folks had me sign a Disclosure agreement when they accepted my playtest application – I’m supposed to talk about my experience playtesting the … Continue reading

Kicking Butt, Saving Christmas

Yesterday was Winnipeg Harvest Game Day at Imagine Games and Hobbies, here in Winnipeg. It’s the time of year that the good folks at Imagine host a bunch of games and contests, lay out a bunch of nice holiday treats, and ask people to donate to Winnipeg Harvest. As I have the … Continue reading