Monthly Archive: : May 2015



by Delos

Hatchet City

I remember a while ago someone somewhere had told me that I should read Vincent Baker’s Hatchet City. It’s an Apocalypse World (AW) scenario designed for a one shot or convention game. Regrettably I only just found it last night and have my eyes been opened. Due to life choices, luck, and very little time,…

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by Delos

Game Design: A Journey

For the last few months I’ve been working on a hack/RPG. Something new that fits into the *World category. While I’m not ready to talk about the project itself I have learned a bunch about game design. Here are a few observations. Play Test If you can’t play test your brand new games and think…

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by Jacob

Arcane Fallout World-Building: Humans and Greenskins

Last time, we looked at what the dwarves’ and elves’ places in the world of Arcane Fallout. If you haven’t read it yet, you should; otherwise, you may get confused by some small parts of this one. In this article, we’re look at humans and greenskins, who are actually very closely related. So without much…

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by Delos

A Bunch of Unlikely Heroes: A Review

Here’s a fun little RPG written up by Davide Pignedoli. It’s a free-form RPG (as in it’s like FATE where you can create just about whatever you want) that is geared to medieval fantasy. You can find “A Bunch of Unlikely Heroes” at the link for $1. It’s based off of Vincent Baker’s Otherkind Dice…

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by Jacob

Arcane Fallout World-Building: Dwarves and Elves

It’s been awhile since the last time we presented anything on Arcane Fallout. Mostly, that’s because Delos and I have largely dropped the project in favor of others, but I mean to keep working on it. I really like the idea, and I’d really like to finish a full setting compendium for once. In this…

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by Delos

Smoke on the Water: An Apocalypse World Quick Start

First off sorry for the radio silence. Due to life kicking my butt and having no inspiration of what to write I’ve been scrapping the bottom of the barrel, but good news everyone. I’m back and here is another quick start for you. This time around we’re going to take a page out of Kevin…

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by Delos

Just Heroes: Play Report

So in anticipation of seeing Age of Ultron this weekend, my group played a super hero RPG that is a hack of Apocalypse World called Just Heroes. You can find the hack here. It’s only 18 pages so if you’re looking for something quick and easy this is it. You’ll need to know the basics of…

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by Delos

Welcome to the Jungle: An Apocalypse World Quick Start

So this time around we’re back in Apocalypse World, but I’m going to set up the setting a little more than the last few. This time around the story will take place in the Jungle of York. Picture New York but overrun with jungle. Not just a few trees here or there, but massive trees…

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