Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Digestif: The Man from the City

Greetings again to my Chronicles of Darkness crossover write-ups! You'll have to wait a little longer for a Starfinder post, as the last session was one of those where there's a lot of moving from room to room and fighting some monsters, and written-up it's a not particularly compelling entry on its own. Also, it left off in the middle of exploring a spaceship, and I think finishing that exploration would make for a more interesting blog entry. Now, that said, as the next session may go beyond finishing up that ship, I'm torn as to whether to do the next write-up just focused on the ship, or to do the whole session even if it leaves off in the middle of some exploration. If you've got an opinion, let me know either by the comment feature here or by other means.

One more bit of business before I move on to the Chronicles of Darkness content: A reminder that the Trinity Continuum Kickstarter is still running. It's funded, bonus material is being unlocked, and there's a preview manuscript up for the Trinity Core book. And this week they'll start doing previews for the Aeon book, which includes stuff I've written! Huzzah!

And now, to a different 'fistfuls of d10s' system...

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Digestif: Reading is FUNdamental

So before we get started, I want to remind anyone who's reading this that the Kickstarter for the first pair of Trinity Continuum books is up and running! I actually worked on the Trinity Continuum: Aeon book and also even ran a few playtest sessions some months back so I know what I'm talking about when I say this game's going to be amazing. (That said, the odds are good that if you're reading this, you've already heard me go on at length about the game and the KS, or even attended one of my playtest sessions, but I'm covering my bases here.)

And as I don't think I have anything more to add, here we go!

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Dead Suns: The Ambassador

Alright, welcome back to my Starfinder coverage since my group's been able to start meeting again. As this is still part of the first adventure path module of a new setting, expect a lot of asides and parentheticals pointing out little setting bits. If you need a refresher as to who these people are and what's gone on (since it's been a while), the first post can be found here.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Digestif: Regression

This is a little behind because I went out of town to visit friends shortly after the last session and (obviously) didn't get this post up before leaving. (Still out of town, but managed to get this written up and posted nonetheless) Not much else to add, so...

Friday, December 29, 2017

Digestif: Four is a Significant Number

First off, I hope everyone had a pleasant holiday season (which may still be ongoing for some folks, depending on when this goes up). In this session, John finally brings his character into the group and hopefully now we can charge forward into plot, unfettered by concerns of when/how to work him in and whether he'll be too far behind.

Before I get into it here, I also want to point out that it might be a little longer before the next Starfinder write-up. Player schedules being what they are around the holidays, it'll be some time next month before we'll be able to play again (and I can't guarantee there'll be a write-up after that session, since I'm doing those based on how far the plot moves more than time played).

Anyhow, here we go.

Friday, December 22, 2017

Dead Suns: Welcome to Absalom Station

Alright, so here's the first entry in my Starfinder coverage. For those who haven't been paying attention, to give myself breaks in story planning, my usual tabletop group alternates between my homebrew games (currently my Woodburn Chronicles game, previously my Werewolf: The Apocalypse chronicle) and an Adventure Path. In the past we've done Pathfinder, but for a handful of reasons we cut our most recent AP short to play Starfinder instead.

So here we are. My group is going to be covering the Dead Suns Adventure Path, the inaugural Starfinder AP from Paizo. These write-ups aren't necessarily going to be per-session, because we sometimes have to play short-ish sessions and sometimes more than a little of that time is going to be taken up by simply moving from room to room and dealing with monsters or what have you. So these are going to be more based on story progression than session-by-session recountings.

(Also, because I'm expecting at least one or two people who are only passingly familiar with Starfinder, at least for the first couple posts I'll be including copious setting details and footnotes.)

So with no further adieu, let's begin Dead Suns, Vol. 1: Incident at Absalom Station!

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Digestif: The Darkness Below

Welcome back to my coverage of my Chronicles of Darkness crossover story, Digestif. Not really sure what to add here (other than to point out that John's character still isn't ready, and he should be joining the group next time), to be honest, so we'll just jump right into the write-up.