Posts tagged “playtesting”

January 23, 2019 My First Shootout - I’ve been playtesting Heist for awhile now, but we haven’t had many long shootouts. After tweaking the combat rules somewhat, I decided to run just...

January 20, 2019 Painless Character Creation for a Painful Game - I’ve been working on this Rap Sheet System for Heist for a little bit, and one of the big pieces of feedback I’ve gotten is that it requires too...

December 27, 2018 How to Create a Criminal - Awhile back, I wrote up a Rap Sheet system for character creation in Heist (and called it the lifepath system, which I think sounds lame and kinda...

December 7, 2018 Better Crits for Mothership - I spent a little time working on my previous crit table and formatted it for easier use, see below. Update Crit Table for Mothership There are a few...

December 6, 2018 Carousing & Stress in Mothership - One of the big things we’re tooling around with in Mothership is adding Carousing as the primary way of gaining experience. Right now, you currently...

November 9, 2018 Critical Hit Tables for Mothership - A lot has been going on in the mothership world recently. First off, we got two major mentions: one was a small mention by Matt Colville on his...

August 14, 2018 Prisoners of Hecate Balaam: Session Report [Mothership] - I’m finally back from Gen Con. Dead Planet is being reprinted and packaged for sale on the website and it’s pdf is up-and-selling, so I finally got...

July 10, 2018 Screaming on the Alexis: Session Report [Mothership] - It’s been a little bit since we got to play, but last night everyone mysteriously showed up ready to game - it just so happens that we’re trying to...

June 5, 2018 Fire in Hyperspace: Session Report [Mothership] - Today was one of those no prep needed days, which are always great. Everyone showed up ready to play and the sort of self-made hijinks just kicked...

May 15, 2018 Escape from Banquo IV: Session Report [Mothership] - Last night my home group had their second session of Mothership (my third playtest overall), they’re really starting to get into it, which has been...

May 1, 2018 Crash Landing on Banquo IV: Session Report [Mothership] - Last night I had my second playtest of Mothership, which is far too few for how long I’ve been working on it. This time I played with my regular...

April 17, 2018 The Connecticut Job: Session Report [Heist] - So, I got to run Heist for my friends over at Board With Life for their podcast, you can listen to the first part here, they go over character...

August 22, 2017 The First Time We Played Mothership - At Gen Con this year, I finally got to run a one-shot session1 of my sci-fi horror RPG, Mothership. We had a good spread of players: two were really...

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