My Books, Let Me Show You Them

Justin Halliday asked on google+ about peoples’ book collections.  I decided to put up some pictures of mine. (Yeah, ‘gallery’, much more convenient way to display a bunch of pictures than embedding them individually. derp) There are a handful of books actually on my desk that I didn’t get a …

Response to “Charting Alignment”

Christopher O’Dell, the Grognardling, talks about Charting Alignment, using a mechanism similar to that used to chart honor in Oriental Adventures. When I’ve considered something like this, I’ve usually found myself treating the various modifiers as ‘encounters’ providing ‘experience points’ toward the alignment.  That is, instead of a “+1 to …

Engaging the Designer

For obvious reasons, this post really applies to both of my blogs, or indeed pretty much anywhere I write about what I am designing, working on, or just goofing around with. However, because it was prompted by a question specifically about Echelon, my revision of D&D (and other games), I’ve …