I was discussing last month.
In other news, I have begun doing some research on the Peshwa. I am currently working on a timeline for these Horsemen and reading up on the Riders of Hak supplement. Hope to have more for you on these guys later on.
Monday, December 6, 2010
Tékumel (2005) in the mail and other news
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Dave Arneson's True Genius Now as PDF from Rob Kuntz and TLS
I just got an email informing me about this the other day. Rob Kuntz and Three Line Studios have sold out the first print run of Dave Arne...
With Dragon magazine's 35th Anniversary (and issue 400 being published) this month, Roger Moore apparently revised his old article abo...
Our ongoing Blackmoor PbP Campaign, DMed by Rafael has been going on since 2005. The Last Fantasy Campaign as it has become known as, has ...
The first Cleric in the history of D&D was played by original Blackmoor player and former TSR Editor Mike Carr and the character was la...
It's probably no coincidence that two of the greatest, most innovative campaigns sprung up in the same metro area around the same time. Given the amount of cross-over players (including both Arneson and Barker) between Blackmoor and the first Tekumel campaign and resulting cross-fertilization definitely a period worth looking back on and exploring for inspiration!ReplyDelete
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It's an interesting setting, and like you Harvard I am interested in the interplay between Tekumel and Blackmoor.ReplyDelete
Sadly I found the GoO Tekumel to be a let down. The rules were way to complicated for my taste, and while the setting information was quite voluminous, it never really caught my imagination. I could just be me, though.
The Man of Gold was a better introduction to the world, I felt. Being the echo chamber it is, our community is of course already talking about that novel...
I agree I enjoyed the original OD&D-like rules much, much better (though GOO can be used for things like an expanded spell and equipment list).
I haven't seen the OD&D based rules, and I'm not suer that such a better fit. The GoO were fiddly, though.ReplyDelete
I have both the OD&D-like and GOO version now, but I have yet to make a comparison.ReplyDelete