Gaming Posts

Growing up with a Nintendo and friends who were into role-playing, I’ve been playing, running, or creating games and settings for nearly my entire life. The posts in this category spread the gamut from funny to sincere to horrific, depending on the setting and world explored. Also non-fiction posts about gaming in general are included. Note that long fiction sagas are not included in this specific archive.


Character Appropriation

Character Appropriation

Role-playing games encourage players to step out of their normal lives and to explore and develop stories that don’t necessarily match their own experiences. Aside from portraying other species like elves or goblins, or beings with immense cosmic power like...
No More Bars (Mage Concept)

No More Bars (Mage Concept)

Growing up on the wrong side of the tracks didn’t guarantee a rap sheet by the age of ten, but the odds were certainly stacked against Clarence. Sure enough, a few bad decisions and worse associations later, he found himself with his third strike before he...
Thinning Threads (Mage Concept)

Thinning Threads (Mage Concept)

Adopted by Father Thomas nearly at birth, the only life Alex knew was the church. Raised in the priest’s spartan home in the back of the property, taught by the small private school that blended doctrine with more traditional education, and rarely interacting...
A Petal Softly Falls

A Petal Softly Falls

With the banquet guests’ screams giving way to silent shock, a hush fell upon the hall. The most important and noteworthy men and women of Rokugan could hardly process what unthinkable horror had struck in their very presence – someone raising a blade against...
Taking a Drive (Run Idea)

Taking a Drive (Run Idea)

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears – I come to offer you nuyen, not take it away! Theatrics aside, there’s a job on my radar that may be a good opportunity for an enterprising collective of runners like yourselves, particularly since you have such an...
Iron (Runner Concept)

Iron (Runner Concept)

Growing up on the streets isn’t easy for anyone, particularly a homeless ork discretely disowned by his all-human family during his painful pubescent goblinization. His features and relationship with the world changed, but they couldn’t accept that he was...