3D IMAX Supersand the VFX

Over the last few weeks I was treated by two of the latest Marvel film blockbusters in the form of Captain America: the Winter Soldier and The Amazing Spider-Man: Rise of Electro. I was inspired…


Stonewood Day1

Our first actual playtime in our 13th Age campaign set in the vast Stonewood was last night, so here are some thoughts on an extended lead-in ramp, designing as a GM and other bits. Our desire to…


D8 Escalation Die

One of the groovy mechanics in the 13th Age tabletop RPG is the Escalation Die. The idea is simple enough, starting from the second round of combat we put the biggest D6 we can find on the table on…


Rune Buns and a Blinks Pawn

Susie was making more easter-ish buns where our tradition had been to have smileys and squiggles etc on them. When I suggested Dwarven Runes - here is the stunning result (they look great and taste…


Poster Cartoon

I am working with Deano on a poster for the upcoming Learning and Teaching forum at uni where we are looking at how games use feedback as part of play and how that might inform feedback design for a…


Custom Pawns

When I grabbed 2 boxes of Pathfinder Pawns some time ago, one of the ideas that they invited for me was being able to create my own custom ones using illustrations or downloaded pics of various…


Theria sketch

Here is tonight's sketch (Photoshop on the Surface Pro) for a possible character in the Theria campaign...


New Blinks

As our 13th Age party evolves and all the back stories and fascinating OneUniqueThings come into focus I took the opportunity to alter little Blinks. I created her to fill a few roles with the group,…


Faded Map Version

There is something calm about going with the muted tones of an old map vs the rather vibrant style I ended up with for the Therian maps yesterday. I have been trying to find a nice set of overlays…


Theria and Stonewood Maps

Here is my latest effort at crafting a map for our 13th Age campaign. The great landmass of Theria is a big island forming part of a Chain of islands that form the known world. The vast Stonewood,…


Stonewood Icons

One of the cornerstones of the 13th Age gameset are its Icons, the key NPCs whose will will shape events in the world. For our new campaign set in the Stonewood we are creating our own Icons and here…


Blinks

As our band of heroes starts to take form for our 13th Age campaign in the Stonewood, there is now a junior ranger to keep them company. After the recent loss of the Veteran Ranger, the Warden of…


Table Titans

As we gear up to actually start our 13th Age campaign (set in our Stonewood) and my first shot at GMing since the dawn of time - I felt a real affinity with the mighty Table Titans. Not only do I…