Diminishing Returns

I enjoyed spending three days at Conception this past weekend. I spent most of it on the stall for All Rolled Up, but also had the opportunity to play a couple of roleplaying sessions and a couple of new boardgames. One thing you get from playing rather than GMing is a little insight into how you run games. The first thing that occurs to me when I play is, “I wouldn’t have done that…” – and this can be both

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Complex 214 – Stealth Train

Yesterday, I ran my first session of┬áComplex 214, using the classic mission┬áStealth Train as my guinea pig. I ran the session with three players, one of them playing their first ever roleplaying adventure. In many ways, having the chance to run the game with a mixed group of players allowed me to get a better perspective. As it happens, I don’t think there’s anything fundamentally broken or wrong. Of course, I can’t make sweeping statements after a single session. Especially

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