Indie+: Gaming in the UK

I’m getting all serious and opinionated on your ass – or not. Indie+ provides a fine way for all-year-round conventions via the virtual medium of Google+ hangouts. I managed to get locked out of the talks the first time around… so, this was my first. I got some flak from my wife for missing dinner (which is why I keep bobbing out of shot, consuming rapidly cooling lasagna). I found this discussion interesting to participate in and Chris isn’t wrong

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How to Start Role Playing

A boardgamer said they really wanted to give role playing a try, but didn’t know where to start. They wanted to give it a go, but they only had their partner to play with – so, was a 2-player game even practical. Did the role player community have any kind of advice, a detailed session report or an informational video they could offer to provide some kind of context? How can you get into role playing when you don’t want

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Mode Changing

I’ve finished the second version of my Outlive Outdead Companion adventure – the first created using the marvellous Snowflake Technique. While I’ll continue tinkering with the content and editing, I need to now switch focus. Indeed, I need to swap genre as well, from zombies to science fiction as I start work on a Sci-fi toolkit for the Maelstrom RPG. Actually, I confess to starting this already earlier in the year. I worked on the basics over the course of

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Stone Dead

I did post, last time, of the need to consider “What next?”. Of course, I had a very clear what next in the form of the Outlive Outdead Companion. I never thought I’d spend so much time thinking about zombies. I love a bit of classic zombie action or a spot of ‘The Walking Dead‘; now, I have to keep my brain tuned to the Zed frequency for a whole month or so. I had an early revelation about a

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