Astral Frontier Blog

  Inept Sorcerers as a Process

I posted quite a bit about Inept Sorcerers on G+, on this blog, and elsewhere. Normally I don't get so chatty about projects I'm working on, but I wanted to do two things I hadn't really done before: first, to actually design a game, and second, to tell other people what I did and how I did it.

  Gundam Gaiden

Thinking more about the Souls of Steel playtest at GeekGirlCon spurred me to combine two of my anime interests: giant mecha and romantic comedy.

No, seriously.

  Souls of Steel play report

On Sunday at GeekGirlCon, I got to play a Powered by the Apocalypse game called Souls of Steel, run by the designer. Here's how it went for me, and what I thought.

  GeekGirlCon After-Action Report

I spent two days helping to facilitate games at the Games on Demand table at GeekGirlCon. I got to run Inept Sorcerers once, and played two new games: The Quiet Year and Souls of Steel.

  More Top Ten Super-Tropes (that I absolutely love)

After writing about the Top Ten Super-Tropes that bother me the most, I thought I would talk about the tropes in superhero gaming that really make it work for me as a genre.