Month: November 2016

November 28, 2016 James No comments exist

Inspiration Alley With the passing of Thanksgiving, black Friday and cyber Monday, we are in the full swing of the holiday season. Which means several things for most of us, extra shifts and overtime for extra money for holiday gifts, visits from family, and ultimately, less time for the games we love.   But don’t…

November 25, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode!James, Kurt and Lacey review Conspiracy X 2nd edition. Conspiracy X is a game about dark secrets and hidden agendas inspired by shows like X Files and Fringe. Conspiracy X is produced by Eden Studios. I was unable to find a Con X character generator. My google fu may just be weak. If there…

November 21, 2016 James No comments exist

For us in the US, the arrival of Thanksgiving signals the beginning of the holiday season. Which, for a lot of us, means seeing family, big meals and time spent traveling. The unfortunate consequence of all the holiday activities is that our gaming time gets sidelined until January. Campaigns fade away and excitement about the…

November 18, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode! In this review Lacey, Carrie and James take a look at Monsterhearts. Monsterhearts is a Powered by the Apocolypse game loosely based on shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, True Blood and other paranormal romance stories. Monsterhearts 2 is on kickstarter now.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

November 15, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Lacey, Carrie and James sit down to talk about getting into 3D printing and tabletop gaming. How to get started and where to find amazing models to print. These are the three sources talked about in this episode. Fat Dragon Games Printable Scenery Thingiverse Here are the Dragonlock tiles that I have printed. The…

November 14, 2016 James 2 comments

Recently I had a discussion about the state of gaming. It wasn’t the worn out “is gaming in decline” discussion. It was much more positive than that. Is this the best time in gaming or has that already passed? My answer, yes this is the best time in gaming, by leaps and bounds.   Are…

November 11, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode!James, Kurt and Lacey review Mouseguard from Burning Wheel. Mouseguard is an RPG based on David Petersen’s comic with the same name. It uses a modified version of the Burning Wheel system.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One More Fix Podcast

November 9, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Kurt, Lacey and I sit down to talk about special considerations when running investigative/mystery games and building plots for them. Fear the Con 10 Kickstarter Extra Life Big List of RPG Plots Call of CthulhuTrail of Cthulhu Bubble Gumshoe Night’s Black Agents Conspiracy X Mystery Tropes Armitage Files

November 7, 2016 Kurt 2 comments

Game Master Burn out. I began my career gaming at the age of 13 My my early 40s I had been behind the GM screen for decades. I was now living in the golden age of table top. The Satanic Panic of the 80s was long over and now forgotten. Dungeons and Dragons was now…

November 4, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode!James, Kurt and Lacey review The Quiet Year from Buried Without Ceremony. The Quiet Year is a map/world building game. Players play out a year in a community and rebuild what was destroyed and lost after a war, before the ice shepherds bring trouble during the coming winter.   Twitter @justonemorefix Facebook Just One…

November 2, 2016 James No comments exist

Download Episode!Kurt, Lacey and I sit down to talk about the marriage of setting, scope and plot. What scope means to a game and how it’s defined and how it relates to building plots and choosing settings. Evolution James fails to remember examples from earlier in the dayLacey invents NATO the RPG Juggernaut RPG Big…