Astral Frontier Blog

  Playtesting Avert the Apocalypse

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

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

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

  Fusion AU

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

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.