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Attending Go Play NW prompted me to rebuild my “go folder” — the games I can run on zero notice, either by grabbing the book (and having everything else in the folder) or because the whole game is in the folder. All of them are self-contained, require no prep from anyone, can be played in […]

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I’ve had the pleasure of playing two sessions of Ian Williams‘ Action Movie World, and this game fucking delivers on every front. It’s designed to play like a cheesy action movie made from the mid-1970s through the mid-1990s, and it does exactly what it says on the tin. The two movies we’ve played were “Major […]

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I wrapped up a second campaign of tremulus, a Powered by the Apocalypse RPG of Lovecraftian horror by Sean Preston, this past Tuesday night. I’ve been meaning to write about tremulus for some time, because it’s a great game, it’s underrated, and I initially underrated it myself. It’s basically “Call of Cthulhu by way of […]

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My group played our second session of Star Wars World this past weekend, and this unofficial Apocalypse World hack by Andrew Medeiros is now my favorite Star Wars RPG.[1] One of the things I look for in a PbtA game is interesting playbooks, and SWW has those in spades. When I was choosing one, I […]

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