Recently I’ve been on a bit of a shield kick. One-on-one with Shields: Upsetting the conventional wisdom shows a video by Roland Warzecha of Dimicator, and how he’s using a heater shield much like he uses a buckler. While he owns the fact that he’s an expert in sword-and-buckler play based on the I.33 manual, he’s […]

Thursday is GURPSDay, and this one shows up on Friday. I swear, the first thing I’m doing when I finish writing Citadel is to try and implement my ideas around making this happen in a more automated fashion. More on that later. I am busily writing The Citadel at Nordvorn, a mini-setting with far too […]

Thursday is GURPSDay, and marks the first full week of 2019. It’s been a bit of a crazy week for me, as schedules are only now returning to normal after break (the kids are back in school) and trying to work out a good balance of writing and doing other things. There are, however, things […]

Survey Status As of this morning, about 2/3 of folks have filled out their surveys for the Backerkit phase of Lost Hall of Tyr (2nd Edition). Nice work, y’all. I did a bit of checking, and there are plenty of folks with physical product who haven’t completed their surveys – not surprising given the relatively […]

Thursday is GURPSDay! There’s still big news floating around the GURPS-o-Sphere today concerning the Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game Kickstarter Update 102.   Phil Reed and Sean Punch have been active and firm on several points: The book’s scope will be tightly defined: The art is driving the monster inclusions. The boxed set reprint is linked to the […]

Fight Like You Train; Don’t Waste Your Time Roland Warzecha has a new Patreon video out; it will likely be publicly available sooner or later. It was shot at the Berlin Buckler Bouts over the last few weeks. In it he emphasizes the similarities between weapons used in the off hand, and shields are definitely […]

Thursday is GURPSDay! And Turkey Day (hereafter called Sweet Potato with brown sugar and roasted marshmallows day, so as to focus on what’s important) for those in the United States. So may your tryptophan comas be pleasant! There’s big news floating around the GURPS-o-Sphere today, as the latest Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game Kickstarter Update 102 contained […]

There’s an interesting (drink!!*) thread over on the GURPS forums about what a “miss” means. It’s called Failed Attack Rolls, and there’s a concept in there that, especially coming from the source, makes one go “Hmmm” a lot. Let’s start with two quotes, both originating from Sean Punch, AKA Dr Kromm, the GURPS Line Editor. […]