Archive for the ‘RPGs’ Category

Old school RPGs: Top Secret

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

My latest post is up at….this week, Top Secret.

Gamma World

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

My post on vintage RPG Gamma World is now up at Check it out, and feel free to weigh in on the discussion!

And thanks to everybody for their support of THE MACHINERY OF LIGHT launch yesterday—more details later this week!

Metamorphosis Alpha: the first science fiction RPG

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

My latest post on deals with Metamorphosis Alpha, that out-of-control generation ship adrift between the stars. The prequel to Gamma World, James Ward’s “dungeon in the sky” was out of print by the early 1980s, but occupies a deserved position in the RPG hall of fame anyway.  Check it out.

Traveller: revisiting the old school RPGs

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

I’ve started a series of posts over at to talk about an obsession of mine, namely old school RPGs. (Thanks to the illustrious John Joseph Adams for suggesting that I get involved with Tor’s online community, though I should note I have no plans to stop blogging at the awesome Suvudu.)

First up is Traveller. Go over there and say hi, or comment here on what game you want to see me talk about next….