Solo Game: Freebooters on the Frontier, Part 2

Last time, Jutoomb the Magic-User strapped on her spellbook and snaked her way through Lakehome. Today, she will delve into the creator ruins and finally earn her wings as a freebooter. On the frontier. See? The name of the game makes sense now. Character List • Jutoomb's brothers and sisters • The lampmen • Lorn … Continue reading Solo Game: Freebooters on the Frontier, Part 2

Solo Game: Freebooters on the Frontier, Part 1

Last time, we re-introduced ourselves to a half-snake, half-woman magic-user and learned a bit about the lands beyond the Kingdom of Eaglekeep. Today, Jutoomb will finally dirty her boots and march into the perilous wilds. Prep I rolled six Story Cubes to further inspire whatever Mythic threw at me. • a rainbow • a flower • the world … Continue reading Solo Game: Freebooters on the Frontier, Part 1

Solo Game: Freebooters on the Frontier (Chargen and Setup)

I was first introduced to the idea of solo role-playing by coder and fellow gamer Sophia Brandt, but I never got around to trying it until now. While one of the best aspects of pen-and-paper RPGs is the social aspect, sometimes you just want to fly solo. And if my video game library has anything … Continue reading Solo Game: Freebooters on the Frontier (Chargen and Setup)

OSR and Freebooters on the Frontier

It's difficult to pin down exactly what the Old School Renaissance (OSR), or the Old School Revival, is all about. To some people, it means playing a role-playing game, usually one inspired by D&D, in a particular way. Focusing on a player's skill as opposed to their character's numbers. Adventuring in a fantasy setting injected with aliens, ray … Continue reading OSR and Freebooters on the Frontier

Perilous Wilds: Tomb of the Cloudstepper

Another randomly-generated dungeon for adventurers planning to delve during that holiday where you eat a lot of turkey. Tomb of the Cloudstepper Long before the party would snake their way through the Canyon of Dust, Aruktai Khagan, the Ringbearer, the Cloudstepper, ruled the desert and the lands beyond its borders. He led a small army … Continue reading Perilous Wilds: Tomb of the Cloudstepper

D&D 5e: The Cactuar (Final Fantasy)

A couple of months ago, I found that Fat Goblin Games had a Pathfinder supplement called Welcome to the Fungal Kingdom. It looks like it's based on those video games about your favorite Italian plumber, and it includes versions of those monsters you like jumping on so much like the "Cloud Turtle" and the "Windup Bomb." I dug around … Continue reading D&D 5e: The Cactuar (Final Fantasy)