“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.
“The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again.” ― Robert Jordan The benefit of being old is that sometimes you get to the point where you can reevaluate your […]Read More Welcome back, Willworker
As I mentioned in yesterday’s post I’ve started planning for a game of Mage: the Ascension’s 20th Anniversary Edition. Unlike my previous campaigns though, I’m running it as a Technocracy game. The Technocracy, to those unfamiliar with the setting is originally presented as the antagonist faction of the game. Agents of control who seek to […]Read More [M20] Amalgam-X Campaign Research
In celebration of the first mini-con game I’ll be running this coming January, I’m putting up an early pitch for the game I’ve got in mind. A bit premature, perhaps but still fun! — The world should have ended in 1999. Since then, there have been no less than 37 other End of the World […]Read More [Mage: the Ascension 20th Anniversary Edition] Pitch: Amalagam-X
Mage: the Ascension remains relevant even in this day and age. While the Revised era rules and books might be a little dated to modern readings, I’m confident that the upcoming release of the Mage: the Ascension 20th Anniversary Edition will remedy that. The much-feared (or loved) Metaplot is still prevalent, but doesn’t really stop […]Read More [Let’s study Mage: the Ascension] Part 6: Review and Conclusion