Author Archives: cabalsandcantrips

The Return of the Sixth World

If you haven’t noticed, for some reason the old FASA Corporation game Shadowrun has been having something of a renaissance of late. The pen and paper rights are still with the folks over at Catalyst Game Labs, who are about … Continue reading

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Old School Dungeon Mapping

Below is the first snippet of the first level of the dungeon called Grimrock. If you’re unfamiliar with the newly released game Legend of Grimrock, then head on over to http://www.grimrock.net/blog/ for official details. I’m gonna need a lot more … Continue reading

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DIY gaming tables vs. high-end boutique tables.

I’ve had a hankering to build and/or purchase a proper gaming table of late. What with my Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay game currently on hiatus (we’ve wrapped up the recent story-arch and the current player characters no longer have any reason … Continue reading

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Sheesh I’m awful at this…oh, and some stuff about games!

So since my first couple of posts, I’ve kinda laid down on the job and forgotten I was even running a gaming blog…but now I’m back! I’ve had the pleasure of participating in a couple of different games since my … Continue reading

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The Rest From The Past

Some other games I’ve had a chance to play, albeit briefly: Vampire: The Masquerade The 1st Edition, though my group only played it a handful of times, I owned the core book for years and picked up a couple of … Continue reading

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Out With The Old

Games I cut my teeth on: Dungeons and Dragons Basic (1991 black box with red dragon on cover) HeroQuest (Milton Bradley/Games Workshop) Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd Edition Above are the three games that I hold solely responsible for introducing … Continue reading

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On games and gaming

So, a recent post from Zak over at D&D With Porn Stars inspired me to start up this little blog to both give me a more modern and progressive place to put my notes down regarding this little hobby, and … Continue reading

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