I've written previously on the problems with including evil characters in a group dynamic. Today's article is something a follow-up to that, spurred by a recent discussion with my regular RPG group. And the issue I'll be focusing on is the problem of the Edgelord character type. Two things first. One, my RPg experience tends to … Continue reading THE EDGELORD PROBLEM: What is it, and how do we fix it?
Warhammer 40,000 has a rough history when it comes to tabletop RPGs. While there have been a lot of modules - Rogue Trader, Only War, Dark Heresy - they've all used the d100 system. Now, I'm an open-minded person when it comes to RPGs, but the d100 mechanic is absolutely brutal towards lower-level players. And … Continue reading Wrath & Glory: A Quick Look at the New 40k RPG