Friday, 19 December 2014

Die For You

Inspired by the Carmilla series, Rose Bailey made a game this afternoon.

3D Printed Custom Minis

CreateYourMinis on Kickstarter. Seven dollars for one figure is starting to get competitive (although shipping one mini dents that pretty badly) compared to fifteen or twenty-five depending on material from the last 3D printing minis company I checked out. (To be fair, that one had more options and a slider for expressions which was nice.)

Legacy

As a fan of Golden Heroes from way back... I may have to get this book.

(Apparently it includes the Phil Master GH adventure from the first issue of White Dwarf I ever got. As I mentioned to Phil masters while GH creator Simon Burley was sat next to him at the Dragonmeet bar.)

Monday, 15 December 2014

Tales From The Black List

The annual roundup of unproduced screenplays, as usual, includes some interesting genre ideas alongside historical dramas and stories ripped from the headlines. We may see them on screen some day, but in the meantime, the short blurbs are adventure ideas ready to grab.

Trying to talk a smart house into helping you? A film with deadly subliminal images? A murder investigation whose key evidence is a stone tape?

Sadly, Shadow Run is not what you might think.

Carmilla, college comedy

A fairly extreme example of adaptation across genres, a light-hearted webseries told to camera by a potential victim of the legendary vampire.

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Wild Days

Just back from going out in pretty bad weather (not quite as severe as advertised, but still) and thinking about how easily something like that could disrupt the best-laid plans of mice and PCs. Of course if it isn’t randomly generated it looks like the GM dropping obstacles as acts of god...