With Retro Rad in sight, Strike Team Savage begins there subtle and intricate plan to capture him and his team. Oh wait, no sorry. That was Strike Team Alpha. Strike Team Savage’s plan involves a lot more screaming.
The End of the World
Over the weekend,Â Billy, Dan, Jesus, and I made a road trip to Ohio to attend AcadeCon, the gaming convention organized by the RPG Academy podcast. While the days leading up to the con were some of the toughest days Iâ€™ve had with lots of wondering â€œwhat do I do next?â€ going to the con was…Read More
As Jeff Goldblum observes in the new Independence Day: Resurgence trailer, aliens (or any other kind of world-ending scenario) “likes to get the landmarks.” Destroying iconic monuments makes for flashy set pieces and gut-wrenching twist endings (I’m looking at you, Planet of the Apes). It’s also an easy shorthand for just how powerful these destructive forces are, as they can destroy in mere moments what it took humans months, or even years, to build. Whether it’s a long-running commentary on the hubris of humanity to try to leave a lasting mark on the planet, or just an illustration of how far special effects have come that there are always new and innovative ways to destroy the Golden Gate Bridge or the Sydney Opera House, I’ll leave that for smarter people to decipher. I’m just here to list my advice for building up (and tearing down) a post apocalyptic city in your role playing game.Read More
When the weatherman tells you that your dreams are shattered, that your only hope for respite is gone, youâ€™ve failed your roll versus weather! A blizzard is going to hit! Or a flood! Or a Sharknado! Regardless of what weather disaster strikes, you feel a pang of sadness as your friends begin cancelling on you. One by one they fall until the only person left who is willing to game with you for the weekend is your cat…Read More