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Ancient Hermit RPG

Saturday, March 27th, 2021

Ancient Hermit is a micro table top Role Playing Game (TTRPG) for one player and one or more game masters. The player plays the Ancient Hermit who is really just looking for a quiet life. The Game Master(s) are Truth Seekers who want advice from the Hermit and the Forces of Nature.  

What’s so Cool about Quantum Branes

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

What’s so Cool about Quantum Branes is a micro table top RPG inspired by “What’s So Cool About Outer Space?” where you play characters who travel between parallel worlds finding themselves in inexplicable situations. Included in the download zip are an illustrated PDF version and a simple markdown version.  

Goldfish RPG

Tuesday, January 5th, 2021

Goldfish is a rules free, micro table top RPG I wrote in the ’90s where you play a Goldfish. Included in the zip are PDF, Markdown and HTML version of the game.  

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 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: […]

New England Road Trip NPCs – Henry Water Taft

Sunday, October 11th, 2015

Added a second potential NPC for the start of the New England Road Trip adventure I’ve been working on for Trail of Cthulhu – Henry Water Taft brother of US President Taft.

New York Road Trip Adventure WIP

Sunday, September 27th, 2015

I’ve already posted a few bits of the material for the New York Road Trip adventure for Trail of Cthulhu I’ve been working on.  I’d got the basic form of the adventure in mind – a pretty open sandbox affair where the player’s investigators follow a series of clues left by a previous group who […]

How to Stop a Runaway Horse Illustration

The Blog Post that Ran Away with Itself

Friday, September 25th, 2015

As I’ve already mentioned in the Goldilocks Research Zone I started digging into a couple of obscure 1920s organisations. I can blame story on the BBC website that set me on the lead.  I was toying with the idea of adding spies to a Bookhounds of Cthulhu campaign and it seemed to fit.  So I started […]

Goldilocks tastes the porridge by Leonard Leslie

Goldilocks Research Zone

Friday, September 18th, 2015

In astronomy and astrobiology, the Goldilocks Zone is simply the habitable region around a star within which planetary-mass objects with sufficient atmospheric pressure can support liquid water at their surfaces. This is where another Earth like planet is going to be and therefore where life like that on Earth might exist. It struck me while […]

Road Trip – New England and Eastern New York Cover

Road Trip – New England and Eastern New York

Sunday, September 6th, 2015

I’ve just added a PDF of “Road Trip – New England and Eastern New York” assembled from out of copyright images on the New York Library Digital Archive to my Trail of Cthulhu resources. The idea I’m toying with is one or more scenarios for Trail of Cthulhu (or I may go with Call of […]

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