Category: Role Playing

General posts about role-playing and role-playing games.

Rock and Role: Magic and Technology

Mixing tech and magic can be a rough combination in a setting. There are a few settings that do it markedly well; Shadowrun from Catalyst Labs (and formerly FASA) is among a rare few...

Rock and Role: The Fighter, Part 2

Last week we touched on the different types of fighters that exist in the game environment, boiling them down to the attributes that suit them best. Last week I went over the classic physical...

Rock and Role: The Fighter

Fighters come in all shapes and sizes, but many of you have an iconic fighter that just came to mind when you read that word. For some of you, it’s a massive warrior in...

Rock and Role: Back in the Day

I started gaming in the early 90’s. That may seem like ancient history to some of you, might be nostalgic for others, and for the rest of you, that might make me just a...

Rock and Role: The Con Hangover!

I’m taking a quick derivation today to talk about Nanocon. This is the convention that Silver Gryphon Games uses to end its con year on. Living in the midwest United States, the traveling weather...

Rock and Role: Welcoming new blood

Something magical happens when you have a player completely new to gaming sit down at your table. Usually, it grinds everything to a halt. Even with everyone’s best intentions at work, it usually turns...