Clarke’s Law and SF Roleplaying

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. – Clarke’s Third Law Any technology indistinguishable from magic might as well be fantasy. – Macy’s RPG Corollary Old-time SF author E.C. Tubb died on September 10th, 2010, which prompted me to begin reading his most famous series: Dumarest of Terra.  Dumarest was the inspiration for several  features […]

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Faster Than A Speeding Recap

Brian managed to show up, and played his super-speedster Fasttrack.  Fasttrack was originally created for a Silver Age Sentinels game that never got off the ground (I blame Doug and Paul for breaking the system before we even started), and a version of him became Brian’s main character in City of Heroes.  He seemed pleased […]

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Holding Pattern

Basically I’m waiting for responses from my beta-readers before working on the Kapow! manuscript more.  Russell had some good suggestions for revamping the beginning to simplify things and get people playing faster, but I don’t want to perform major surgery on it until I’ve heard back from more people.  Meanwhile, I’m busy at work so […]

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