Kicking off the Actual Play Reports for Darker Days, my Mage: the Awakening campaign with this post. If you’re new, please check out the characters in this post. This will be written in a narrative style, and while I am using the Boston setting native to Mage: the Awakening, I’ve taken incredible liberties in characters, […]Read More [Mage: the Awakening] Darker Days – Part 1
Today I got to kick off my Mage: the Awakening 2nd Edition campaign, “Darker Days”. But before I start putting up my actual play reports in earnest, I figure I might as well spend a little bit of time talking about the cast of characters first. The initial brainstorm of this campaign was something that […]Read More [Mage: the Awakening] The Cast of Darker Days
“Fools, ” said I, “You do not knowSilence, like a cancer, growsHear my words that I might teach youTake my arms that I might reach you”But my words, like silent raindrops fellAnd echoed in the wells, of silence -“The Sound of Silence” by Simon & Garfunkel The searing pain flashed white-hot in your soul as […]Read More Ascension #2019: The New Normal.
Vampire: the Masquerade’s 5th edition knows exactly what it wants to be, but has only a hazy, drug-addled recollection of how it got there. Given that it’s a product of a new (and different) White Wolf, I suppose it shouldn’t be a surprise. They marketed V5 as a triumphant return, a reinvention of an old […]Read More [Let’s Study: Vampire the Masquerade, 5th Edition] Part 11: Review
So you’ve got your player characters, and the city upon which to unleash them. Now what? Chronicles The Chronicles chapter addresses that issue by inspiring Storytellers by providing a host of Chronicle Ideas, as well as a guided tour of how to dredge up drama and interesting stories by looking at the conflicts inherent to […]Read More [Let’s Study: Vampire the Masquerade, 5th Edition] Part 10: Chronicles, Tools & Appendices