Astral Frontier Blog

Designing Locations for the Compleat Villain - Mon Jul 18 2016

I've been learning how to write for years, and I'm still definitely not there. I have learned a few rules for writing, though. The first is that successful writing emerges from rules. Here are some of the rules I'm following for creating locations for the Compleat Villain project.

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.