Role-Playing

Like I mentioned some recently, I’ve been listening to a lot of RPG podcasts over the last month or two, and in addition to firing up my desire to get back into some role-playing, I’ve also been inspired to do some reading…

I’ve mentioned some on this blog about my history with role-playing games, as well as my recent interest in the “indie” RPG movement…

I’ve been looking forward to finally trying out some of the cool independent
RPG’s that I’ve heard so much about, and I certainly had a great opportunity while at MACE.  I’m going to briefly run through each session that I played here, but if you’re interested you can also download the mp3 file I’ve included for some more in-depth thoughts (if my thoughts can ever really be considered to have “depth”, that is)…

In the middle of one afternoon, an irate farmer burst into the jail, complaining
that some kind of wild animal had been eating his livestock. Clancy and Skelly went to investigate…

Knowing that the Talim-Beothainn must be destroyed, they took this object of evil magic to Keira, the local high priestess of Aoife. Unable to find any way to dispel the corrupting power of the artifact, Keira instead made a protective case for it, on to which she placed her most powerful enchantments and sanctifying wards in an attempt to at least contain its influence. …