When the original Character Options sourcebook for Numenera came out, I was not sure what to expect so I was very pleasantly surprised when it turned out to be a really helpful and expansive option for Numenera characters. Now there’s a second Character Options 2 book and I have the opposite problem: how can this one be as useful as the last?
In reading through the amazing Dracula Dossier, I’m most impressed by the sheer customizability inherent in the book. Pelgrane Press has done an awesome job in creating a book format that allows for quick and comprehensive GM response to player actions and expectations. As with other items from the GUMSHOE system, I thought immediately about how this could be applied to the technothriller genre of Eclipse Phase.
I’ve just finished Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. First of all, really fun book and very quick read even compared to the other works in the series (since it’s a play). Getting back into the world of Harry Potter inspired me to dig out an adaptation of the Cortex rules for the setting that I wrote a while ago and to polish them up. Now I’m passing the results on ti you!
A long time ago I started a project to make a full description of cities in the Eberron Campaign Setting along the lines of Sharn: City of Towers. It quickly ballooned out of control and I burnt out somewhat. Mostly, the limiting factor for these sorts of things is audience feedback and I just didn’t get enough to sustain my massive ego and keep things going.
Cities of Khorvaire (as I like to call it) was put on the back-burner, taken off, put back, and then left to cool for a little bit. I want to pick it back up, though, so here’s some new info to get things going!