Category Archives: Games

The Other Write Meat

I’ve been a huge fan of pen and paper role-playing games for a long time now. They were a perfect fit of fun, and well… games, and a chance to work on writing, storytelling, world-building, and audience involvement. My game … Continue reading

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Of Legacy and Passing

Tuesday this week held some rather depressing news, "Gary Gygax, ‘Father of D&D’, Dies at 69".  There is a lot of that going on, bad news in the role-playing game industry.  It wasn’t so long ago that Erick Wujcik (age … Continue reading

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Yesterday Was a Holiday

So here I am now.  Though I’m going to keep it short.  I posted another excerpt from my "Unnamed Psychic Horror Game" on my pro-blog.  You can read it here at R.G. Male’s Dark Corners.   See you next time. 

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…and Now for the Weather

Beyond what was discussed last time about the weather in games–and this applies to all story telling–there are other factors to consider.  The most visible of these factors in indeed visibility.  Whether it is heavy rain, driving snow, or clinging … Continue reading

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Sound and Fury

Just a note about Friday: It was reported that 150,000 people (not just motorcycles, since some ride two people) descended upon Port Dover, a town/area of normally 6,000 people!   I spent the weekend, and a couple days before it, … Continue reading

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Objects May Appear Further Than They Are

For a while now I have been looking for a way to visualise things for gaming purposes.  For example, if your character is sitting out three thousand feet from a cave and a figure comes out of the cave how … Continue reading

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