Hi, this is going to be wonderful and you should totally back the Kickstarter, kthxbai.
"Bronze-Age Sword and Sorcery roleplaying, inspired by TORAH and ILLIAD, GILGAMESH and ACHILLES, CONAN and THE DYING EARTH."
@michael_sands I personally pay ¢8/word, which is the SFWA minimum rate. I've taken less when I've written for someone else, with the stipulation that the copyright remains mine and I'm licensing it to the publisher.
Hack The Planet, my cyberpunk, climate fiction Forged in the Dark game is in the final couple days of the Kickstarter campaign.
The Nightmares Underneath lunchtime office game: they completed their third incursion today, and the champion of chaos is now level 2 and flush with new spells to cast.
The more I play TNU, the more I'm enjoying it.
Bonus points: the chaos champion has two hirelings, who are steadily gaining nightmare curses. It will not end well.
In my work lunchtime Nightmares Underneath game, a colleague said something pretty neat.
He's been playing a long running D&D game, all high level characters and long histories.
His comment on Nightmares was that it was pretty cool to have his first character killed off in the second session - made him really appreciate the danger of it all. 👌
The other PC who survived, the champion of chaos, cheerfully looted his dead rival's gear and went shopping. Key upgrades: swapped nothing for some armour and swapped a light crossbow for a musket.
I was also running a semi-NPC assassin, who is hoarding his cash for now (most of this game he was run by the player of the dead PC).
Workplace lunchtime Nightmares Underneath: episode 2
We destroyed the tiny incursion, huzzah! Sadly at the cost of one champion of law, stabbed through the heart by a living-hating revenant, and they didn't fully loot the place so experience rewards were quite low.
But everyone had fun so a win all round. The champion has been replaced by a fighter (with much better stat rolls!) so I suspect we'll be a bit better off next time.
FWIW: Trying to keep that list of non-violent RPG options over here. If people have more recommendations please let me know.
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