With a setting with so much promise as Achtung! Cthulhu, you’ll definitely need a system that can keep up with the pulp goodness. 2d20 is a fair choice at this as it definitely isn’t a stranger to Pulp gaming as evidenced by Conan and John Carter. But how is the 2d20 system configured for Achtung! […]Read More [Let’s Study] Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20 Player’s Guide Part 2 Playing the game
Achtung! Cthulhu has long been a favorite setting of mine, and seeing it return in a new edition and using the 2d20 system is a cause for celebration in my opinion. As such, I consider mysself lucky to be granted review copies of both the Player and Gamemaster’s Guides in PDF form for the new […]Read More [Let’s Study] Achtung! Cthulhu 2d20 Player’s Guide Part 1 Introduction and A Secret War?
In our last installment, we’ll be looking at the Gamemastering chapters and wrapping up with a review of the Fallout RPG. Gamemastering The gamemastering chapter opens up with a few ways to use the rules as a gamemaster, starting with advice on how to set Difficulties, introducing Complications and using Action Points. Safety and consent […]Read More [Let’s Study] Fallout the Roleplaying Game, Part 7: Gamemastering and Review
Today’s installment of the Let’s Study series for Fallout is an overview of the setting chapters of the game: Corporations of Pre-War America, Vault-Tec, and The Commonwealth. Corporations of Pre-War America This chapter covers the various powerful corporations from before the war, with each corporation receiving a short writeup of their nature and history, and […]Read More [Let’s Study] Fallout the Roleplaying Game, Part 6: The Setting
Everything you need to worry about outside of getting shot, stabbed, blown up or vaporized is in this chapter. Fallout has always lent itself well to survival mechanics. It opens up with options for several survival considerations that a GM can use in their game. These mostly revolve around the core penalty of Fatigue. Hunger, […]Read More [Let’s Study] Fallout the Roleplaying Game, Part 5: Survival