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The Linear Journal of Aeona Tycheweaver: Bramble Scrambles

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This is the character journal of my character Aeona Tycheweaver, an Oracle who exists at a fraying of the fabric of space-time. We’re all at level two and still settling into our characters. The plot is moving quickly though, so no time to rest! Aeona didn’t get anything special at level two except for more […]

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The Linear Journal of Aeona Tycheweaver: Glassworks

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This is the character journal of my character Aeona Tycheweaver, an Oracle who exists at a fraying of the fabric of space-time. Our third week had less of a breakneck pace, but still exciting. Everyone almost died! But we levelled up! This morning I saw the most wondrous thing. We have been gifted boarding and […]

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The Linear Journal of Aeona Tycheweaver: Every Potion Needs Some Shaking

This is the character journal of my character Aeona Tycheweaver. We’ve just begun the campaign. There was a little bit of time sorting out characters, starting money, initial story and what rules are available. Master alchemist Vick [1] now of the Mwangi Expanse once said of potions: The secret to the science of metamagical thixatropic […]

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The Linear Journal of Aeona Tycheweaver: Every End Has A Beginning

This is the character journal of my character Aeona Tycheweaver. I’m attempting to maintain a journal of play for our games in Rise of the Runelords. We haven’t started yet, so this is backstory. It’s funny I find myself here at a loose end and a new beginning. A dead end and new life. It’s […]

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Character Concept: Aeona

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I do a bit of RPGing, primarily with the Pathfinder system. We’re moving onto a new campaign soon, so I thought I might share the character I intend to play.

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Fractal RPG

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I have a weird idea for an RPG that I’d like someone else to make.

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Review: Star Wars The Old Republic Beta Weekend

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I got to play Star Wars The Old Republic for a weekend, and I’m sharing my impressions of a very expensive, very ambitious, but ultimately conservative game.

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Getting That Balance

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Recently I’ve been working on The Day After, my board-game that became a board-game themed PC game. Primarily I’ve been writing the scripting language for it so I can start sewing in game mechanics and messing around with things. I’m using a scripting language because you can iterate (and debug) quicker that way. Anyway, working […]

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The Roles We Play

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I discuss the latest with our RPG crew, and talk about roles in role-playing.

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The Player-Character Divide

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The tension at my end of the table was incredible. Here I was, for once the only party member who had an inside scoop on what was going on, but I faced that one make-or-break question from the DM: “Well, dude, you made a decision how you’re gonna play this?” Rewind a little. Our adventuring […]

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