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Testing the 9 Sentence Setting So Far

Sunday, January 20th, 2019

I wanted to test how well the 9 Sentence Setting elements work together in anger.  I’ve used it to assemble an RPG setting for a silly idea that keeps coming back to me for a game set in a world not unlike Death in Paradise except the island is a place the dead from an […]

The 9 Sentence Organisation

Saturday, January 12th, 2019

Expanding on the 9 Sentence Settlement and the 7 Sentence NPC and last weeks  9 Sentence Region and the 9 Sentence Building this week I’ve been thinking about how to make a compact but useful description of an organisation.  This is my first stab… Heading – Name Line 1: Introduction – Alternate names, leader, size and status Line 2: First […]

The 9 Sentence Region and the 9 Sentence Building

Sunday, January 6th, 2019

Expanding on the 9 Sentence Settlement and the 7 Sentence NPC here is my first stab at the 9 Sentence region Heading Line 1: Introduction Line 2: First Impressions Line 3: Geography Line 4: Resources Line 5: Flora and Fauna Line 6: People, Population, Demographics, Government and Culture Line 7: Places and Infrastructure Line 8: History  Line 9: […]

The 9 Sentence Settlement

Sunday, December 30th, 2018

I was thinking yesterday about expanding the New 7 Sentence NPC to cover other sorts of game information.  I became a fan of the 7 Sentence NPC when I read it in Dragon magazine back in 1992 as it is quick to produce and gives me as a GM lots of the information I need […]

Latest Villain of the Week – Mickhail Mihaylov

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

I’ve just posted my latest 7th Sea villain of the week Mickhail Mihaylov.

7th Sea Villain of the Week

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

Started a new section of villains for 7th Sea villains of the week.  Aim is (shock) to put out a new villain each week at least for a while.  They’re not big bads just characters that can occupy heroes for a little while.  One villain seemed a bit lonely so for the first week only […]

7th Sea 2nd Edition Likely Number of Raises

Saturday, June 25th, 2016

7th Sea 2nd edition uses an interesting mechanism to decide how well a character does with an action.  I wanted to have some idea of how many raises a starting character is likely to have depending on their Trait, Skill and any bonus dice they might get.  So I ran some simulations earlier using a […]

7th Sea 2nd Edition Traits

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

Just a few thoughts about the patterns of points that can be assigned to Traits in 7th Sea 2nd Edition. In second edition the rules create only a few possible patterns for assigning numbers that make up a character’s Traits. Here they are ordered by highest Trait first… Trait Total Points A B C D […]

7th Sea 2nd Edition Kickstarter

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

I’m not good at picking favourites. Don’t ask me to pick my favourite book, film or TV show. You’ll get a list. This holds true for Role Playing Games with D&D Ravenloft, Conspiracy X, Panzerfaüste, Call of Cthulhu and SLA Industries all likely to feature (and yes I know Panzerfaüste is a skirmish war game […]

Panzerfaüste Regular Infantry Stats

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

I’ve finished adding all the regular infantry sections from my old Panzerfaüste notebook… Æolöndia (Light Elf) Rifle Squad Branzhûm (Orc) Infantry Section Dûn-Nomin (Gnome) Voltigeur Section Friglünd (Troll) LMG Ryhmä Friglünd (Troll) Rifle Ryhmä Khâllazdurin (Dwarf) Grenadier Section Mhâgyr Tragzek (Ogre) Infantry Section Morgûrin (Dark Elf) Rifle Squad Svartheim (Trow) Infantry Section Tedéschñi (Rat) LMG […]

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