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by Sadohara
Tue Oct 02, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: HyphenCon
Topic: Hyphen-Con 14 (2018) - Pimp Your Games Thread [Voting!]
Replies: 20
Views: 8307

Re: Hyphen-Con 14 (2018) - Pimp Your Games Thread

The Expulsion of the Jews - Summer 1492 (In Nomine - Angelic PCs) In the summer of 1492, Spanish Catholicism is ascendant. Moorish Grenada has been recaptured. And Spanish Jews have be given until August 1492 to convert or depart. These events resulted in conflicts, both moral and physical, for tho...
by Sadohara
Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: HyphenCon
Topic: Hyphencon 2017::13th Annual - Pimp Your Games Thread! VOTE
Replies: 19
Views: 9566

Re: Hyphencon 2017::13th Annual - Pimp Your Games Thread!

SORRY, IN NOMINE FANS (all 3 of you). Plans have conspired to prevent Hyph attendance this year.
I withdraw my games.
by Sadohara
Sat Oct 03, 2015 7:30 am
Forum: HyphenCon
Topic: Hyphen-Con 2015::Pimp Your Games! [NOW WITH VOTING!]
Replies: 30
Views: 30000

Re: Hyphen-Con 2015::Pimp Your Games!

"Get pimpin', GMs!" he said selfishly, knowing that this year he would be coming to play, and play hard (for 4-6 hours).
by Sadohara
Wed Oct 02, 2013 5:35 pm
Forum: HyphenCon
Topic: Hyphen-Con 2013:: Pimp Your Game! [Now With Voting!]
Replies: 31
Views: 81676

For A Few Florins More (7th Sea)

Theah, 1664 A convenience* of bounty hunters pursue a villainous fugitive and his gang across rural Vodacce, each with their own particular reason. This is a game of high adventure and low treachery, swashbuckling, black powder, skullduggery, and a hint of sorcery. (3-4 players) *the term for a grou...
by Sadohara
Wed Oct 02, 2013 5:18 pm
Forum: HyphenCon
Topic: Hyphen-Con 2013:: Pimp Your Game! [Now With Voting!]
Replies: 31
Views: 81676

Cat's Paw feat. Alpha Flight

Canada, 1984 Sasquatch, Puck, Snowbird, Shaman, Aurora, and Northstar. They are ... ALPHA FLIGHT! Play as Canada's greatest heroes in a thrilling roleplaying scenario featuring: Government agents mauled! Ghostly widows and ghastly cats! A Hydro project under assault! And an ancient power at the Arct...
by Sadohara
Fri Apr 01, 2011 9:14 am
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: CoC news
Replies: 4
Views: 3892

Call it what you will. I'm getting ready for the R'lyeh tile set!
WOOOOOT!

DAW
by Sadohara
Mon Feb 28, 2011 8:51 am
Forum: HyphenCon
Topic: Hyphen-Con VII - Pimp Your Game!
Replies: 42
Views: 153443

Three hours slots, correct?
by Sadohara
Fri Jan 07, 2011 10:57 am
Forum: Spam
Topic: Mods: the Rampaging
Replies: 1
Views: 2021

Mods: the Rampaging

The excellent and thought-provoking thread by Mordraine on the ethics of Forum Moderation in an RPG community has been ironically shuttered by Cthulhu , in what can only be described as an all-out-assault on the comedic freedoms upon which this community was founded, amirite? Srsly, what is this for...
by Sadohara
Wed Jan 05, 2011 3:50 pm
Forum: Spam
Topic: The lengths of RPGnet moderation...
Replies: 12
Views: 5730

It was too obvious too early. I had to wait for something reportable.
by Sadohara
Tue Jan 04, 2011 6:45 pm
Forum: Spam
Topic: The lengths of RPGnet moderation...
Replies: 12
Views: 5730

mordraine wrote:And the other thing, which I find more alarming, is the whole sense of the user base acting like over-zealous tattle-tales.
Reported.
by Sadohara
Tue Jan 04, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: Spam
Topic: The lengths of RPGnet moderation...
Replies: 12
Views: 5730

Reported.
by Sadohara
Mon Jan 03, 2011 9:11 am
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: Gamer's Torch News
Replies: 4
Views: 3841

bump.

http://blog.gamerstorch.com/

The retail store, it seems, has closed due to unforeseen events but there are ongoing efforts to refocus the business model.

Here's wishing George and Kathleen luck and a good 2011.
by Sadohara
Thu Dec 30, 2010 3:20 pm
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: Best Game of 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 5274

Best Game Purchases: Legend of the Five Rings, 4th ed. So good lookin', so almost-entirely well-edited AND Delta Green: Eyes Only. A few years old, not quite out of print and full of sullen, pre-millenial, pre-9/11 angst. Best Game Acquisition: a new player for my campaigns, once he exits infancy. B...
by Sadohara
Thu Dec 09, 2010 11:52 am
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: Gamer's Torch News
Replies: 4
Views: 3841

Gamer's Torch News

I wanted to bring up Gamer's Torch again, not for discussion of business methods or the ins and outs of game shop mgmt, but to highlight the 35% discount on special orders (Nov 20 post) and the note of alarm in the Dec 9 post.

http://blog.gamerstorch.com/

Sado
by Sadohara
Fri Oct 22, 2010 7:57 am
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: Setting Mysteries
Replies: 12
Views: 6734

In my case, I'm always suckered by the idea that in order to properly appreciate the revelation, you need to have perspective. Which means grounding the early adventures in the.. not the mundane, but the everyday and letting the mystery build up in dribs and drabs so that PCs can understand things s...
by Sadohara
Thu Oct 21, 2010 4:57 pm
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: Setting Mysteries
Replies: 12
Views: 6734

I know that revelation <> mystery, but a few examples that I can think of: L5R Canon - the revelation that the Emperor to whom all the players have sworn unflagging allegiance is not the selfish, capricious and weak child that everyone believes. Fading Suns - the Suns are fading and no one knows why...
by Sadohara
Wed Oct 20, 2010 3:54 pm
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: Setting Mysteries
Replies: 12
Views: 6734

I like the idea of a fun mystery for PCs/players to unravel together. I am huge fan of revelation stories.* However, keeping players in the dark is hard (occasionally mean), quality revelations require more build up time than the average campaign allows before dying and moving on to something else, ...
by Sadohara
Sun Oct 17, 2010 1:56 pm
Forum: Spam
Topic: happy birthday, devlin1!
Replies: 4
Views: 2627

HB, yo.
by Sadohara
Wed Oct 13, 2010 6:54 am
Forum: One-Shots
Topic: Call of Cthulhu in October
Replies: 18
Views: 17960

If Luck = (My_POW x 5)%, then I am screwed.

Have fun, chums.
by Sadohara
Fri Sep 10, 2010 7:34 am
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: Box Sets
Replies: 8
Views: 7597

[quote="cczernia"]Did you play another friends copy or did you buy it, read it and then play it? I've heard of people picking up D&D and playing it with no introduction but never other rpgs.[/quote] I was 11 or 12. I loved comics. I saw the box in a store, I don't even remember where, but it wa...
by Sadohara
Thu Sep 09, 2010 7:41 am
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: Box Sets
Replies: 8
Views: 7597

Admittedly, it was the 80s but my first RPG experience was the Marvel Super Heroes Basic Boxed Set. The second was a second hand, mostly destroyed MERP boxed set. I think boxed sets have the potential to bring in many many new players. But those players don't go to game stores. They go to box stores...
by Sadohara
Fri Aug 27, 2010 6:48 am
Forum: Spam
Topic: B F E
Replies: 30
Views: 9513

Heads up RPG-sandiego-org'ers! Somebody dug up a review of said play. Listen to these adjectives! "Albert Park is a dignified and gentle presence as Panny’s live-in uncle Lefty (though he seems young to be Isabel’s brother)..." I agree. But perhaps Albert could ease up on his facial regimen to attai...
by Sadohara
Mon Jul 12, 2010 8:01 am
Forum: Spam
Topic: Harvey Pekar moves on.
Replies: 2
Views: 2099

Harvey Pekar moves on.

http://www.cbc.ca/arts/books/story/2010 ... arvey.html

Breaking news. Excessive tributes to follow.
by Sadohara
Tue Jun 15, 2010 9:04 am
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: Immersion
Replies: 16
Views: 7575

For the purposes of this discussion, I'm using "immersion" as "getting into character; considering how the character thinks and behaves." For me, roleplaying without some level of immersion descends to the level of boardgaming. I like board gaming, but I don't spend a few hours a week wondering how ...
by Sadohara
Thu May 20, 2010 4:48 pm
Forum: Advertisement
Topic: the gamer's torch
Replies: 22
Views: 30872

Has its exceptional cleanliness yet been noted? And not just "clean, for a game store" but actually "this store is as clean as my house, probably cleaner."

That's a nice touch.
by Sadohara
Tue May 11, 2010 2:34 pm
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: DC Adventures cover...
Replies: 3
Views: 3193

Moar Superpackage Plz!
by Sadohara
Sun Apr 18, 2010 7:55 am
Forum: HyphenCon
Topic: RSVP and Potluck
Replies: 51
Views: 35159

I think froggod is coming as well, in case he doesn't RSVP.
by Sadohara
Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:44 pm
Forum: HyphenCon
Topic: RSVP and Potluck
Replies: 51
Views: 35159

RSVP 1, plus two loaves of delicious cheesy beer bread & cookies.
by Sadohara
Mon Mar 15, 2010 2:05 pm
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: Leverage RPG...
Replies: 11
Views: 5542

Here come them grapes. I agree with DMZoc in that, for me, planning (especially over-planning) is the fastest way to kill an RPG. The fluidity, the acting without thinking, and innovative problem solving is what makes encounters/campaigns fun. The Flashback mechanic sounds like it still encourages t...
by Sadohara
Fri Mar 05, 2010 9:31 am
Forum: HyphenCon
Topic: Hyphen Con VI: Pimp your game!
Replies: 67
Views: 32396

Wow... voting is going to be a bugger. there are a ton of good games here.
by Sadohara
Sun Feb 28, 2010 6:06 pm
Forum: HyphenCon
Topic: Hyphen Con VI: Pimp your game!
Replies: 67
Views: 32396

SMS 0049129 - received 21:49 PST::03/24/2010 >everything rdy 2 go. just waiting 4 u. dont 4get the b00z. SMS 0077315 - received 21:52 PST::03/24/2010 >omw. got 24 PBR!!! Is R ther? did he brng it? SMS 0049130 - received 21:53 PST::03/24/2010 >yah he is her. teh oojiia brd rox so hrd. major lulz will...
by Sadohara
Sat Feb 27, 2010 6:53 am
Forum: Advertisement
Topic: the gamer's torch
Replies: 22
Views: 30872

PB? Weird, but looks pretty decent. I'll check it out for sure.
by Sadohara
Fri Feb 26, 2010 11:49 pm
Forum: HyphenCon
Topic: Hyphen Con VI: Pimp your game!
Replies: 67
Views: 32396

Poker Night - (Delta Green - BRP) Poker night. With a bunch of third-rate, bored as hell, military headcases. On a forgotten AFB in the middle of Nebraska. In an area known for unusual floating lights and the odd cow mutilation. During a classified military R&D test op. Yeah... that's not going to ...
by Sadohara
Fri Feb 26, 2010 2:33 pm
Forum: HyphenCon
Topic: Hyphen Con VI: Pimp your game!
Replies: 67
Views: 32396

Okay, so I thought I had nothing to run, but there was something left, it seems. Blood on the Snow (Savage Worlds Deadlands) There ain't much in the world like a prairie winter. It's cold as the Devil's balls and dark as a midnight shit-house. And that was before all hell broke loose in 1877. And in...
by Sadohara
Thu Feb 18, 2010 7:35 pm
Forum: HyphenCon
Topic: Hyphen Con VI: Pimp your game!
Replies: 67
Views: 32396

I am now aware that the Venture Brothers is not a Dragon's Den/Shark Tank entrepreneurial reality show, which I had assumed and therefore paid no interest to.

Thank you for raising awareness.
by Sadohara
Tue Feb 09, 2010 9:50 am
Forum: Spam: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Topic: Minimalist Star Wars art posters
Replies: 2
Views: 4184

Minimalist Star Wars art posters

http://www.flickr.com/photos/justinvg/tags/starwars/

Some coolish, minimalist destination art posters for the Star Wars fan.
by Sadohara
Fri Jan 29, 2010 12:14 pm
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: The End of the Stars Wars Saga (Edition)
Replies: 39
Views: 16473

1. Fact: Star Wars RPG is ended. 2. Assumption: That many of you know I hate Star Wars roleplaying. 3. Bold Assertion: That the vast majority of gamers also hate Star Wars and have therefore chosen to not support the product, resulting in its cancellation. 4. Obvious Conclusion: That those of you wh...
by Sadohara
Fri Jan 29, 2010 11:25 am
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: Camarilla White-Wolf Fan Club: LARP Vampire Requiem
Replies: 9
Views: 8219

Does that also mean that you're on the long road to establishing/reviving that which once lived here in SD, Matt?
by Sadohara
Fri Jan 29, 2010 11:24 am
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: The End of the Stars Wars Saga (Edition)
Replies: 39
Views: 16473

I do not cheer this news, but now feel that I am wholly representative of the majority of the gaming community that just won't play in "BIG IP-License" sandboxes.

The rest of you must be the outliers here, in this particular situation.
by Sadohara
Fri Jan 15, 2010 9:37 am
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: Favorite rpg adventure of 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 5244

I'm a giving my award to Cthulhu's Deadlands action. Hot and cold running horror with all the kinetic violence of a Peckinpah flick.
by Sadohara
Sun Jan 03, 2010 6:19 pm
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: Bargain Hunting
Replies: 5
Views: 4875

Bargain Hunting

So let's say that I wanted to buy some RPG books. Who amongst you has a few tips for hunting down good sales on the internet? And where (and when) can one find discount prices at FLGSes?

Love,

Sadohara
by Sadohara
Sat Dec 12, 2009 8:54 am
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: Name This Game: Post-Apoc Mythos-Punk
Replies: 42
Views: 17507

Actually, even though it doesn't convey the setting itself, I like the title of one of the stats: Human Nature.

Also:

Slice
Graft
Wither (or Whither), as in Whither/Wither Humanity
After
P.S.

That's all I got.

DAW
by Sadohara
Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:23 pm
Forum: RPG Discussion
Topic: kingdom-con
Replies: 23
Views: 9275

Despite my fears, I, too would be willing to run something or attend.
by Sadohara
Wed Jul 08, 2009 7:08 am
Forum: GM Conclave
Topic: Weekend of July 11th
Replies: 15
Views: 12516

I suspect that the day will be whichever has the greatest attendance, Sunday or Saturday.

Also... oh wait. i have also just realised that I have guests in town this weekend.

Count me and my Delta Green out, but the Clubhouse is in.

DAW
by Sadohara
Tue Jul 07, 2009 3:02 pm
Forum: GM Conclave
Topic: Weekend of July 11th
Replies: 15
Views: 12516

If desired, the DG game can be wound up this weekend. Possibly in 2 hours.

As for other options, if we get a relatively full contingent, Throne could be back on. Stephen?
by Sadohara
Mon Jun 29, 2009 6:26 pm
Forum: Debate
Topic: Being PC
Replies: 10
Views: 7037

So is the debate about the aforementioned thesis statement or about which end of a turd is clean. (forgive me my question mark key has failed.)
by Sadohara
Fri Jun 26, 2009 6:14 pm
Forum: GM Conclave
Topic: So... when we up?
Replies: 34
Views: 16223

Sounds like Sunday is the preferred day for Cthulhu.
We can probably do something at the Clubhouse on Sunday.
Say 2:30pm?

DAW
by Sadohara
Wed Jun 24, 2009 8:08 am
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen
Replies: 22
Views: 11071

I have so-called friends who are trying a GIJoe/Transformers2 doubleheader. Not out of nostalgia. Not out of high expectations. Possibly because it's just stupid enough to reach the levels of stupidity that we achieved in our wayward and offensive youth. As men in their thirties, with families, I ca...
by Sadohara
Mon Jun 22, 2009 7:37 pm
Forum: Spam: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Topic: Merlin on NBC
Replies: 10
Views: 3401

First 2 eps on hulu.com, friends.

Not horrible, but I couldn't get through the first episode, myself.
by Sadohara
Sat Jun 20, 2009 9:42 am
Forum: GM Conclave
Topic: So... when we up?
Replies: 34
Views: 16223

I also weep for our lack of brotherly love, but will be nursing an injured pet tomorrow and will not be available for gameses.