Astral Frontier Blog

Playtesting Avert the Apocalypse - Sun Jun 26 2016

I was sick yesterday so couldn't run, but two Sundays before that, I got to playtest the first session using my Avert the Apocalypse hack, first described in Staying Busy.

The Compleat Villain - Thu Jun 09 2016

I'm finally getting off my ass and putting together "The Compleat Villain". This will be a compilation of characters, locations, and rules for superhero gaming, based on material I've put together over the years. Here's a few of the highlights.

Staying Busy - Wed Jun 01 2016

The last several weeks have been pretty busy. I've been slow to post, so here's a recap of recent work.

Fusion AU - Sun May 15 2016

I've got three different documents that describe "fusion AUs": alternate universes built from combinations of existing franchises. I want to talk about how I went about creating them, why I do it, and how I'm starting another one.

Oddball Characters - Thu Apr 21 2016

I'm a fan of odd or unusual player characters. I like creating PCs that could plausibly plug into a typical gameworld in some atypical way, and especially when those PCs explore the edges of what a game system is meant to allow.

Here are two characters that I've thought about playing that show these traits.