Anytime someone talks about “the right way to play” a roleplaying game there is inevitably someone else who cries foul, and says things like: “there is no such thing as wrong fun!” Which is stupid, because there absolutely is such a thing as wrong fun, it’s just that different people have different opinions on what wrong fun … More Why Doing the Best Thing is The Worst Thing You Can Do – Part One
First of all, I hope that everyone had as wonderful of a holiday season as I did. I had a great time with family and friends, which was a wonderful way to close out a year that I think most people agree wasn’t so great for various reasons. Great, now that that’s out of the … More New Year, New Games, New Challenges…New, New, New!
The title of this post, aside from just being a cool motto, is also the simple version of my answer to a question I saw in a Facebook group that was basically this: “How do I keep everyone at the table from wanting to roll a perception check when I ask one player to roll … More Everyone Should Just Roll Dice All The Time
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
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
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