Here we are again. While my current Legend of the Five Rings campaign, Never a Dull Blade is doing well, I’ve started thinking of what might make for a good campaign afterwards. At the rate that I’m going, I’m guessing that Never a Dull Blade will go on for another year or so of in-game time before I bring it to a close.
That said, I’ve been thinking about what game to run eventually. I’m quite used to being the perpetual GM of my gaming circle, so I’m not quite craving for a chance to be a player in a game just yet. I have several choices for games that I could go for, some of which I’ve been thinking about doing for a long time now, and others which are old reliable games that I can probably pick up and run without skipping a beat.
I know it’s a massive genre, but I’ve not run anything in this genre for years now. The last I tried was a campaign set in the Metabarons universe, which while being a funky Space Opera campaign, never saw a conclusion. I’m currently researching good Space Opera and Mecha RPGs to see if anything strikes my fancy to run. Fading Suns is also a big contender here.
World of Darkness
Hello darkness, my old friend. This is one of those no-brainer games for me. While it’ll most likely be Mage, a host of other possibilities abound. From Hunter, to Changeling and maybe even Vampire. Sadly Werewolf, Promethean and Geist might not necessarily be run. I just can’t wrap my head around them enough to run them, to be honest.
Here we go again. The last campaign I ran for this genre was using the Mutants & Masterminds ruleset, and I might just try again with their 3rd Edition, assuming that I don’t go and make a homage campaign to honor HERO games with a game run using their system. Nothing concrete here yet, but I have been pondering a campaign that has a strong Legion of Super Heroes vibe, with heroes from all over the known worlds in one superteam, saving their worlds from various inter-stellar threats.
Other options include Espionage, but that might be a long shot, given that I’m not that well versed in the genre. Still, giving Spycraft 2.0 a time to shine is always a possibility.