Futzing About

Three Rulebooks: Dungeon Master's Guide for D&D, Gaslands Refueled, and Cyberpunk Red

Over the last few weeks, I’ve had a growing desire to take a day and futz about with my various RPG projects. I mentioned this to a few of my friends, who looked at me quizzically. They were unfamiliar with the term “futz about” (or the alternative usage, “futz around”). The Free Dictionary gives two definitions: … Read more

Four Role-Playing Games I Will Play in 2023

Cover art for Cyberpunk Red, Mothership, Alien, and Mutant Crawl Classics

We’re approaching the New Year, a traditional time for resolutions. But frak that – December is my birthday month, and I’ve got some goals for my 51st year. One of them is to play four new games, some of which have been on my gaming bookshelves for years because of the pandemic. Now that the … Read more

RPG a Day 2019 – Space

Several RPG books stacked on one of another.

Space. The Final Frontier. These are the science fiction RPGs that I’d love to play, if only I could find the time, crew, and mental bandwidth to play them: Eclipse Phase, 2nd Edition – A new, allegedly easier to play, iteration of the post-human science fiction/horror role-playing game. Paranoia – The satirical (and usually fatal) role-playing game … Read more

RPG a Day 2022 – Suggestion Sunday – Mutant Crawl Classics

Cover art for Mutant Crawl Classics

Over the last two seasons of the @LairOfSecrets podcast, David Moore (@vandermore) and I’ve talked about a ton of games we’d like to play. A few consistently pop to the top of my list – Fate of Cthulhu, Monster of the Week, Kids on Bikes, Alien, Mothership , MÖRK BORG – but the one I keep coming back to is Mutant Crawl Classics. It’s the … Read more