Eagerly Awaiting the Arrival of Paranoia, Like a Loyal Citizen

Previously, I have expressed my frustration with the Paranoia Kickstarter project, and the ridiculously delayed delivery schedule for the Paranoia boxed set. Basically, we were told way back in the fall of 2014 that we if we helped fund the project we could expect to receive our box sets by July 2015 – at the latest. It’s now the … More Eagerly Awaiting the Arrival of Paranoia, Like a Loyal Citizen

What Some Mice Can Teach You About Your Roleplaying Game

I may only be about ten years behind many of you, but a few weeks ago I borrowed some Mouse Guard books (Fall and Winter 1152) from my local library. For those you who don’t know, Mouse Guard is a comic series about mice with swords, written and illustrated by the talented David Petersen. More specifically it is about … More What Some Mice Can Teach You About Your Roleplaying Game

Never Underestimate the Resourcefulness of the Internet

A picture of me and my C-64, circa the dawn of time. 1 million internet points if you can identify this game for me? pic.twitter.com/Ee3Hph1MDC — Rambling Roleplayer (@RPGRambler) August 27, 2016 Two days ago I posted this on Twitter, jokingly asking if anyone could identify the video game I was playing. This picture has … More Never Underestimate the Resourcefulness of the Internet

Some Ramblings About Video Game and Board Game Preferences

Recently I found this cool site where you answer a few simple questions to generate “Gamer Profiles” like the one below: This is my Video Gamer Profile, and it’s pretty accurate. I play video games exclusively on computers (although I do have an SNES somewhere), and I prefer immersive strategy games that I can play … More Some Ramblings About Video Game and Board Game Preferences

Fear, Flames, Dead Wizards, Doppelgangers, and the Greatest Adventure I Never Made

On more than one occasion I’ve talked about how much I love the Eye of Fear and Flame, a classic monster from the 1E Fiend Folio, so much so that I even tried my hand at creating some 5E stats for this old school baddie. And yet despite all this love, I’ve never actually used … More Fear, Flames, Dead Wizards, Doppelgangers, and the Greatest Adventure I Never Made