Category: misc games

  • The Mountain Witch

    The Mountain Witch

    Playing The Mountain Witch makes your table better at playing roleplaying games. The Mountain Witch was released in 2005, and I was active in online RPG circles at the time, where it would’ve been discussed, and could be that I’ve run it since around then. I believe we first played the game jam version of…

  • Heavy Gear 4

    Heavy Gear 4

    Heavy Gear is the game series I have the most feelings for, ever since seeing a print ad in White Wolf Inphobia magazine (1995 – oh cool, a mere 29 years ago! I’m not old). It showed a charging, bright yellow mecha in a dense jungle. I had never seen giant robot design like it,…

  • Systems For Punks

    Systems For Punks

    TL;DR: you can get the game on my Itch.io. I played Cyberpunk 2.0.2.0 (R Talsorian Games, 1990) back in the 90s, like everyone I knew. The Finnish translation was superb, an improvement over the original, and very popular in the local scene. We house ruled it heavily. Later editions haven’t been very good, and we…

  • Blade Runner RPG: Electric Dreams and beyond

    Blade Runner RPG: Electric Dreams and beyond

    I am running two campaigns of Free League’s Blade Runner RPG (2022). We’re eleven sessions in, planning to continue with Fiery Angels once the boxed set releases next month. It’s a good game, everything I hoped from an official Blade Runner game, and with the high quality adventure Electric Dreams in the boxed starter set,…

  • Alien RPG: Chariot of the Gods

    Alien RPG: Chariot of the Gods

    I ran Free League’s Alien roleplaying game’s starter set “cinematic adventure” Chariot Of The Gods over three sessions in early winter 2023. This is a report of how it went down, what worked, and what I would advise other Game Mothers to do or be wary of. The short of it: this is a great…