Author Archives: David Dorward

EVE Online for Character Portraits

EVE Online, along with many other video game RPGs, has a rather nice tool for designing your own character image. You can tweak hair, features, clothes and lots of other details. With a Star Wars game coming up, I thought … Continue reading

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5th Edition

I wasn’t going to bother with 5th edition D&D. I glanced through the playtest materials and wasn’t really grabbed by them. Then the Internet started talking about it and praise was heaped high. When my FLGS announced it was going … Continue reading

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Dwarf King’s Quest

The latest game in the Dwarf King’s Hold series is being kickstarted. It has a new title. It has higher quality map tiles. It features named heroes against the nameless hordes (rather than two nameless hordes of different races). It supports more than two players (the heroes can be split among players). In short, it looks a lot more like HeroQuest…
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Planning Season 2 (DramaSystem: Heroes of the City)

At the end of the fifth session, everyone agreed that they liked the game and wanted to continue it. Hopefully we’ll be able to pick it up next year! There will, however, be a couple of changes. With Elron out … Continue reading

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Episode 4: Justice (DramaSystem: Heroes of the City)

Sarissa wakes up in a backstreet alchemists’ with Xathra watching over her. Xathra makes threats, discovers that Sarissa needs the blood of a von Rose and that the twins are the Archmage’s sons and tells Sarissa not to leave. The … Continue reading

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