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Some Things About Me:

I was playing RPGs before I knew what they were. Parker Brothers hit me with a restraining order after they saw what I did to Monopoly.

I like playing games I've never played before and running games I've never run before, but not at the same time.

Nostalgia for old school gaming seems like nostalgia for someone's older brother treating me like their little brother.

I'm guessing I would be classified as "the plumber" under Robin's Laws until he saw me trying to fix a sink.

I can concentrate on either the people around the table or the instructions in a book. Guess which one I prefer.

If I rush through something when I'm running a game, it's because I remember sitting through something else when I was playing a game.

Some games I have run (and settings):

MonsterHearts (beach party, frat party, musical, time travel, Ravenloft), Apocalypse World (Steam Town, The Ring), Mass Effect (after the Reapers), Dungeon World (Hall of the Underking), The Regiment (1943 Burma), In a Wicked Age, Changeling (widdershins into the future), 7th Sea (the Vodacce campaign, pirates), Castle Falkenstein (the baccarat campaign, Darwin's X Club), D&D 4 (Harkenwold), D&D 3.5 (Iron Kingdoms: Five Fingers, Remnants of Olympus), Pathfinder (Legacy of Fire, Hudulfolk of Streymov), Star Wars d6 system, Champions (Mass Effect, Read or Die), Cyberpunk (Mars), Deadlands (something with zombies), Everway, Maelstrom, Top Secret SI (1930's), XXXtreme Street Luge

Some games I have played:

MonsterHearts, Apocalypse World, My Daughter the Queen of France, Slammin', Marvel Heroic, Companions (ApW hack), Monster of the Week (ApW hack), Don't Rest Your Head, Monsters and Other Childish Things, Psi Run, Microscope, The Regiment (ApW hack), World of Dungeons (ApW hack), Fiasco, Dogs in the Vineyard, Lady Blackbird, Leverage, Ars Magica, Amber, Over the Edge, Unknown Armies, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Call of Cthulhu, Feng Shui, FATE system games, the WoD games, D&D and Champions

Posts (120)

Witches at Odds (Episode 51)

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  • Mon, Oct 02, 2017
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  • In the Round Hall at Temple Church, Vijay, Monica and Kora catch up while Kalissa, in shadow form, works on opening the door to the inner sanctum. Inside the inner sanctum, Prometheus invokes Hecate to summon the shade of Circe into Kalissa’s body. Through a carefully negotiated agreement, Kalissa’s body...

    In Threes (Episode 50)

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  • Mon, Sep 18, 2017
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  • In the Age of Legends, Medea (in Kalissa’s body) lets Kora choose between being bitten by enchanted snakes and put to sleep or being torn apart by dragons. Kora knows that if she’s put to sleep, Medea will use her as bait against Monica. Also, Kora has survived an encounter...

    Night-rise (Episode 49)

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  • Sun, Sep 17, 2017
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  • A mysterious fog has rolled into London, thanks to the Veil of Night that Prometheus unleashed to appease Nyx. The Underground is more powerful than it has ever been. As always with the Underground, it's hard to tell who is really in control or what their agenda may be. Vijay...

    The Mother's Day Incident (Episode 48)

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  • Mon, Jul 24, 2017
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  • At London Bridge Hospital, Kora slips into critical condition and her soul finds herself at the gates of Hades. The inhabitants of that Underworld place give Kora a wide berth as proceeds to the palace. Hades greets her rather coldly, still recalling the time she stole Persephone’s beauty cream from...

    Breaking Much More than a Leg (Episode 47)

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  • Sun, Jul 23, 2017
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  • As Medea’s performance ritual continues in a private hall at the Ministry of Sound, Monica, Rose and Medea are playing the part of the three aspects of Hecate. Rose plays the part of the maiden while Medea plays the matron. Monica has replaced Abby (a prominent shade in the Underground)...