Via Astrum

Yay for non-blogging hiatuses. Lots of things going on. New full time job (yay!) with a new full time job commute (boo!). Anyway, on to the good stuff. I’ll be at Nuke-Con this coming weekend (Oct 4-6) in Omaha Nebraska. I’ll be running three sessions of Via Astrum while I am there. So if you are […]

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Eldritch Adventures Setting

Last night I started crafting a setting for Eldritch Adventures. A lot of gamers like fluff and buy material based on the fluff. Right now, EA is all crunch. So I brainstormed with the help of a random generator from Seventh Sanctum (www.seventhsanctum.com). I randomly generated things, keeping track of those that struck a chord […]

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Via Astrum

Via Astrum. RPG set in space. Well, set in the universe of Astra Imperia. A lot is done on this one. Stuff left is some random event charts in character creation, a Xeno chapter for the space critters, and some universe fluff. The system itself has remained remarkably stable over the development. I’m not sure […]

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Eldritch Adventures

While discussing the weapons in EA with a couple friends, it came up that overall the morning star is the best weapon on a speed vs. damage rate. A bit of background. Combat in EA is not like most rpgs. Initiative is continuous, meaning you roll for your next slot as soon as you finish your […]

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My Gaming

I’ve been involved with role-playing games since 1980, and computer games since 1984 or thereabouts. I’ve played most of the table-top rpg’s out there. A few of my favorite, or go-to games are D&D (3rd Ed), GURPS, and Hero System. Recently I’ve started to write games. I self-published a wargame called Astra Imperia. I’ve been […]

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My sites

I run or moderate a few sites around the web. Conveniently they are all located on this domain. Aurora 4x – http://aurora2.pentarch.org A site dedicated to space-based 4x gaming, and the Aurora game in particular. Aurora Wiki – http://aurorawiki.pentarch.org A wiki dedicated to Aurora. Arkayn Game Designs – http://store.pentarch.org An e-commerce site setup to sell my […]

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