Expanding Weaver Aggregates

I’m returning to the Actuality of Invisible Sun to look at the unique magic of Weavers. The freeform aggregates of the Order of Weavers are awesome and should be straightforward but it can be intimidating to make up without many guidelines. So here is some advice to start with!

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Interview with Felix Isaacs of Wildsea

Avast! I’m here today to talk more about the Wildsea RPG both because it has a new Kickstarter for an expansion supplement, and also because the game’s creator was willing to sit down (virtually) and answer some of my excited questions.

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Stranger Stuff Gameline Review

The weather’s still chilly and damp where I am but it is technically almost summer. For me, that conjures up images of running through the woods and meeting up with friends. Whatever your particular memories are you might be in search of a new, crunchy game for summertime fun and that’s why I’m here today to tell you about Stranger Stuff by Fat Goblin Games.

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Apocalypse Keys Review

Today I’m here to look through a new game released by Evil Hat Games: Apocalypse Keys. This awesome RPG combines mystery, the supernatural, and emotional fallout, all using the Powered by the Apocalypse (PbtA) engine. This game is evocative but with a lot of moving parts, so let’s get into it!

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New Maker Substances for Invisible Sun

Sorry this one’s coming out on Wednesday instead of Tuesday, it’s been a long and busy week. Plus this turned into quite a project in the end! After re-listening to some episodes of the “Inspirations” podcast, I did a deep dive into some new game materials for Invisible Sun.

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Repost: Humblewood Review

It’s spring! I don’t know about you all, but my winter was pretty cold and snowy. I’m not complaining exactly since I was skiing and loving the snowflakes, but there’s al so excitement in new green things and birdsong. To celebrate that I’m pulling up a review from the archives that’s all about birds, Humblewood!

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Carnival Row Revised

If you’ve been watching the second season of Carnival Row like I have, you know what an awesome setting it is. The season finale just dropped last Wednesday and it seems like a good time to remind you that there’s actually an official Carnival Row RPG using the Cypher system! And it’s free! It came out with the show’s original first season in 2019 but it’s been a lifetime since then so it’s worth looking at what new Cypher System options you could use if you want to dust off your Carnival Row RPG pdf and head back into the Burgh.

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Stealing Stories for the Devil Review

This update is going up late thanks to a massive snowstorm at Mephit HQ, but I’m here today to talk about the newest Monte Cook Games game system, Stealing Stories for the Devil. This enigmatic heist game has mind-bending qualities and mechanics the are fun and flexible. Just what you’d expect from MCG.

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Scion: Saints and Monsters Review

I’m back in the world of Scion today with a look at the Player’s Guide book Saints and Monsters. This book is brimming with different possible pathways for your Scion character so let’s see which of them are worth your time!

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Better Worldbuilding with People

Today I want to talk about a thorny problem: race in gaming and how baked in racism is to fantasy and sci-fi. Specifically, I want to pass on my tips on how to avoid perpetuating it when you make your own world, or modify an existing world. I know this makes a lot of (white) people uncomfortable and that includes me, but hopefully you stick around anyways because this stuff is important.

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