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  • Mini Six: A Day By The Sea
    For the third time I ran a tabletop RPG session for my class using the Mini Six system, and this time I have integrated it with the English curriculum we had. The week's l
  • SWD6: Out of the Red
    Time is the Hunter Episode 06: Out of the Red Continuing the adventure I ran for Ain and Irfan last December ... Bounty hunter Jax Hunt and amnesiac lady who called hersel
  • BFF: The Free Wizards of the Clave
    The last day of Ramadhan, Irfan taught cousin Aiman to play RPG, specifically BareBones Fantasy (BBF). With the Eid Tabletop RPG Travel Pack I brought, I gamemastered an i
  • Force and Destiny: Jungle in the Sky
    I was finally able to run another role-playing game session for my students for an English Language speaking exercise, the first for this semester. Probably no other games
  • EOTE: Problem Child
    Problem Child Dramatis Personae : Amri as Grabow , male Wookiee doctor Ijam as Matwe , male human smuggler pilot Fazrie as Lumpy , male Wookiee mercenary soldier Just as i
  • SWD6: The Chandrila Extraction Fiasco
    Time is the Hunter Episode 05: The Chandrila Extraction Fiasco After their rescue of the rebel agent known as "The Skywalker" , who turned out to be a Togorian named Meow
  • Mini Six: Shadows Through The Mist
    I have always stated that tabletop role-playing games (RPGs) can be amazing teaching tools, not only for language purposes but to develop critical thinking skills, social
  • SWD6: Doublecross
    Strikeforce Enteague Episode 08: Doublecross After their mission to Driscall , bouny hunters Shanna Toarinar and Ace Browning Crossfire along with the pirate Phoenix Avalo
  • SWD6: Battle Among the Clouds
    Strikeforce Enteague Episode 07 Battle Among the Clouds A CRY FOR HELP FROM IGMALAR! Drew Greyhelm received a signal from Rebel spy Ooogle Flutzgle at the swamp planet of
  • SWD6: Betrayal
    Strikeforce Enteague Episode 06 Betrayal After their little bounty hunting side job , the team returned to Enteague Minor to discover that Commander Drew Greyhelm had adde
  • SWD6: The Rogue Lieutenant
    Strikeforce Enteague After their previous adventure to the "illusory" planet of Zarligrenor, the strikeforce decided to take a week off at the Ginuvar system located also
  • SWD6: The Test of Truth Part 2
    Strikeforce Enteague Click here for The Test of Truth Part 1 ! On their transport mission, the Nexus Point has crashed on an uncharted planet! Passenger Trace Traverse has
  • The Laundry: The Man From Counter Possession
    Far Afield: Episode 01 The Man From Counter Possession On this slow lazy Sunday afternoon, after binge watching the new series Stranger Things which I had described elsewh
  • SWD6: The Test of Truth Part 1
    Strikeforce Enteague The fourth session of the campaign was run in 1989 but I drew a comic of it some time in the mid 1990s. Because of the references in the first page, I
  • SWD6: Snow Job
    Strikeforce Enteague Episode 03 Snow Job The adventures of the Strikefore Enteague continued as the team reloacated to the new Alliance outpost on the moon of Enteague Min
  • SWD6: Rebel Breakout
    Strikeforce Enteague After the first solo session that introduced Bounty Hunter Shanna Toarinar into the campaign, I ran a session for a larger group of players using the
  • SWD6: The Privilege of Choice
    Time is the Hunter Episode 04: The Privilege of Choice A 1500th post special! Last time on Star Wars Time is the Hunter , Jax Hunt finds himself being forcibly inducted in
  • SWD6: Deeper Undercity
    Time is the Hunter Episode 03: Deeper Undercity Last time on Star Wars Time is the Hunter , a gunfight between bounty hunters accidentally activated a trio of Separatist B
  • SWD6: Stalk the Lower Levels
    Time is the Hunter Episode 02: Stalk the Lower Levels Last time on Time is the Hunter , Irfan played bounty hunter Jax Hunt who signed up with the Byblos chapter of the Ho
  • SWD6: Point of Entry
    I figured it was time to return to the source from whence my interest of simulationist/narrativist tabletop games originated: Star Wars The Roleplaying Game once published
  • EOTE: Dirge of the Nepotist Captain
    Modesty Blazing Episode 06: Dirge of the Nepotist Captain Previously (and 14 real time months ago) on Star Wars Modesty Blazing ... Thanks to the course I was sent on  gav
  • Call of Cthulhu: Happy Endings
    Last time on Call of Cthulhu (back in June) our solo protagonist, the young Detective DJ Stark failed to stop whatever unholy occult occurence at Horton Opera House . Stab
  • Call of Cthulhu: A Night At The Opera
    Last time ( a year and 4 days ago in real time ) , despite being badly injured and walking on crutches, Detective DJ Stark (played by Irfan) succeeded in thwarting the sch
  • EOTE Tabletop Day Episode: Together Again For The First Time
    Edged by the Empire Episode 10 Together Again For The First Time Previously on Edged by the Empire... It was International Tabletop Day again, and like last year we played
  • EOTE: Adversity of the Unexpected
    Edged by the Empire Episode 09 Adversity of the Unexpected Previously on Edged by the Empire... It's the first of January. Irfan didn't spend any of his 15 XP. He rolled u
  • EOTE: On the Trail of Dad
    Edged by the Empire Episode 08 On The Trail of Dad Previously on Edged by the Empire... Irfan had 35 XPs, so he blew it on a couple of more Talents, namely a second Skille
  • EOTE: I Was Young When I Left Home
    Edged by the Empire Episode 07 I Was Young When I Left Home Previously on Edged by the Empire... Irfan did not use any of his 15 XP to upgrade his character Hondo Pash. He
  • BareBones Fantasy: The First GM Session
    Earlier this week, Irfan gamemastered his first RPG session with his friend at his friend's house. He had took my printed out copy of BareBones Fantasy , created his own p
  • Golden Sky Stories: Intro Game
    Last night, Doug came over to run a game for Irfan and I before he had to move, and it would be more difficult to meet up at nights regularly. We played Golden Sky Stories
  • EOTE: Family Obligations
    Edged by the Empire Episode 06 Family Obligations Previously on Edged by the Empire... Obligatory opening crawl! Before the game began, no Obligations were triggered. As b
  • EOTE: The Azurite City Requiem
    Modesty Blazing Episode 05: The Azurite City Requiem In this game I thought I could finish this arc of the campaign in the second session. I failed. Previously on Modesty
  • EOTE: An Ode to Backwater Politics
    Modesty Blazing Episode 04: An Ode to Backwater Politics After saving the life of the long-frozen PRINCE ZALO HAI of the GHYEL system, the crew of the MODESTY BLAZE has fo
  • Call of Cthulhu: Healthcare Blues
    Episode 3 Last time on Call of Cthulhu (almost two years ago in realtime), Detective D.J. Stark played by Irfan ( the youngest Call of Cthulhu player ever? I have no idea
  • Warbirds RPG: East or West, Bombs are Best
    I played for the first time in GOKL's still new Warbirds RPG campaign yesterday.   Warbirds  is a dieselpunk role-playing game where players are mercenary pilots who fly a
  • EOTE: The Prince In Carbonite
    Modesty Blazing Episode 03 - The Prince In Carbonite   Destiny Pool seems pretty good for the players. Previously, on Star Wars: Modesty Blazing ...   After disposing of t
  • EOTE: Droid-like Typing Detected
    Modesty Blazing 02 Episode 02: Droid-like Typing Detected The Zeltron pilot  Darter Kel had been detained for questioning by the authorities of Smallberries Skystation on
  • EOTE: Modesty Blazing
    Modesty Blazing Episode 01: Skyfall Note : This GOKL campaign follows the  Star Wars Edge of the Empire  Beginners Game that started with  GOKL Escapes Mos Shuuta  and con
  • EOTE Tabletop Day Episode: First Day on the Job
    For International Tabletop Day  today, Irfan a quick game of Edge of the Empire for Irfan. Then, Farid and Cikma came a-visiting and Farid joined the game. Edged by the Em
  • Robotech RPG: The Sinkhole Situation
    Irfan began a playing a new game today: Palladium's Robotech RPG . Sila had a copy back in our teenage years. I played less than her friends and her did because I was away
  • Night's Black Agents: Let Slip The Ovcharkas of War
    Last time on Night's Black Agents : Jacob Novazembla ,  Nikolai Kaidanovsky , Sami Härkönen , Brendan , Shiina "Misha" Mikado and Zlatan Kljujic were finally reunited at t
  • Night's Black Agents: A Sunny Day in Pripyat
    Previously  in Bucharest, Nikolai Kaidanovsky , Sami Härkönen , Shiina "Misha" Mikado and Zlatan Kljujic were joined by the cleaner only known as Brendan . Their recent re
  • Eclipse Phase: The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades
    Last time on Eclipse Phase: Clouds of a Morning Star ... Location : Sacajawea Patera caldera in Ishtar Terra , the surface of Venus. Active Gamera Security (GamSec) Person
  • Eclipse Phase: At the Bottom of the Gravity Well
    Last time on Eclipse Phase: Clouds of a Morning Star ... Location : Lucifer , Venus. Active Gamera Security (GamSec) Personnel : DANAI and Wandering Ina the infomorphs, Wi
  • EOTE: Return to Mos Shuuta
    Edged by the Empire Episode 04 Return to Mos Shuuta The Star Wars RPG adventure continues from the previous session with Act 2 of The Long Arm of the Hutt free downloadabl
  • Night's Black Agents: Attack On Titan
    Previously , Nikolai Kaidanovsky , Sami Härkönen , Shiina "Misha" Mikado and Zlatan Kljujic were joined by the French thief Marcel Clouseau in Bucharest who once dealt wit
  • Eclipse Phase: Thanks for the Memories
    I missed two roleplaying sessions of Eclipse Phase since the last game . Location : Aphrodite Prime , Venus. Active Gamera Security (GamSec) Personnel : DANAI and Wanderin
  • BareBones Fantasy: Over The Hills and Far Away
    Some time ago, I ran BareBones Fantasy RPG for Irfan. The campaign is set in the default setting: the Keranak Kingdoms! Late afternoon yesterday, we continued the game wit
  • Night's Black Agents: A Romanian Rendezvous
    Previously , the Agents completed a week-long mission at Inish Medical , a multinational medical corporation that was using the haemocanis serum derived from blood of cert
  • Eclipse Phase: The Standoff at the Cumulus Hotel
    Eclipse Phase: Clouds of a Morning Star continued from the previous session . Location : Aphrodite Prime , about 50 km above Venus' surface. Active Gamera Security (GamSec
  • Night's Black Agents: The Quiet Week At Brentford
    I missed the last two Night's Black Agents RPG sessions. Since inflitrating the freighter Heimdall in the Irish Sea , Nikolai Kaidanovsky , Sami Harkonen , Shiina "Misha"
  • Doctor Who AITAS: The Flames of Salem
    Doug ran a great Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space RPG session just in time for Halloween! Continuing the previous session Feet of Flesh, Feet of Steel ! After disc
  • Eclipse Phase: Web of the Jorōgumo
    Eclipse Phase: Clouds of a Morning Star continued from the previous session at Wira Games and Hobbies . Location : Aphrodite Prime , about 50 km above Venus' surface. Acti
  • EOTE: Aggressive Negotiations
    Edged by the Empire Episode 03 Aggressive Negotiations The Star Wars RPG adventure continues from the previous session with Act 2 of The Long Arm of the Hutt free download
  • Eclipse Phase: The Great White Hunter Job
    Eclipse Phase: Clouds of a Morning Star continued from the previous session at Wira Games and Hobbies. Location : Aphrodite Prime , about 50 km above Venus' surface. Activ
  • Eclipse Phase: Machinations of a Lumpy Space Princess
    The entry title for this Eclipse Phase session report is play on the title of the game Machinations of the Space Princess from Postmortem Press. Gamera Security 's Venusia
  • EOTE: Rugged Road to the Ryll Mines Part 2
    Edged by the Empire Episode 02 Rugged Road to the Ryll Mines, Part 2 I totally forgot when this Triumph came up. The adventure continues from the previous entry : I ran th
  • EOTE: Rugged Road to the Ryll Mines Part 1
    Edged by the Empire Episode 02 Rugged Road to the Ryll Mines, Part 1 Last Monday, Irfan and I finally continued his Star Wars Edge of the Empire RPG adventures. I ran The
  • Eclipse Phase: Electromatic For The People
    Last time on Eclipse Phase : Clouds of a Morning Star the team was joined by Matthew's player character Christoph de Beers from the Jovian Republic . However, there was a
  • Doctor Who AITAS: Feet of Flesh, Feet of Steel
    Doug GMed Cubicle 7 's Doctor Who Adventures in Time and Space RPG for Irfan and I for the first time and it was an enjoyable night. For Irfan this was the first time some
  • Eclipse Phase: A Jovian Jovially Joins
    Last time on Eclipse Phase : Clouds of a Morning Star ... the Gamera Security hypercorp gang was involved in several events, namely Cable played by Kai having a freefall d
  • Night's Black Agents: Hipster Pirates of the Celtic Sea
    GOKL returned to playing the modern age vampire conspiracy game Night's Black Agents after a brief hiatus. Darren - Eclipse Phase 's infomorph DANAI -  joined us as a burn
  • Eclipse Phase: Moose Kipper
    Last Sunday, the Eclipse Phase group, playing the members of the Gamera Security hypercorp finished off our investigation of Cloud Nine aerostat on Venus. After their "pat
  • Eclipse Phase: A Hidden Industry
    GOKL 's Eclipse Phase "Clouds of the Morning Star" story arc ( gamemastered by Ivan ) continues from the previous session. Wandering Ina ( played by Andrew ) and DANAI ( p
  • Eclipse Phase: Blimps and Back Seat Driving
    The adventure continued on and around Venus ... even as the atmosphere outside where we played appeared to resemble Venus in texture and colour. But we're not talking abou
  • Eclipse Phase: Venereal Problems
    The GOKL Eclipse Phase RPG campaign " Fastball Express " has started up again, and the uplift neo-octopus Hokusai Tarnungshaut is back in action, except he no longer has e
  • Savage Worlds: Weekend Warriors Playtest
    Jerry Blakemore came over to the house all the way from Texas to playtest 12 to Midnight 's new Savage Worlds game Weekend Warriors ! (Not really, he was on vacation, and
  • GOKL Escapes The Insurmountable Ned
    Earlier today I ran Star Wars Edge of the Empire for GOKL for the second time, using the Beginner Game truncated rules and extra stuff found on the internet. Everyone was
  • Night's Black Agents: The Eurovision Job Ends
    And thus ends the Eurovision Song Contest Job where the company investigates a white supremacist terror group in Malmö, Sweden. This arc of the game took four sessions and
  • BareBones Fantasy: The TableTop Day Session
    For International TableTop Day , I thought I'd run another a continuation of BareBones Fantasy RPG campaign for Irfan. Thus, Irfan's Jake Hastur the halfling wizard and my
  • Night's Black Agents: Zlatan's Story
    This is not a full actual play report of the recent Night's Black Agents session gamemastered by Kai, but it highlights one of the reasons why I roleplay. One of the many
  • GOKL Escapes Mos Shuuta
    I've already run Star Wars Edge of the Empire RPG Beginner Game adventure for Irfan , so now I would see how it would fare with half a dozen experienced tabletop RPGers, n
  • Night's Black Agents: The Little Prince Job Ends
    The second part of Night's Black Agents game run by Kai continued two weeks later with everyone present, namely Shiina "Misha" Mikado the Japanese grifter and heavy hitter
  • EOTE: Irfan Escapes Mos Shuuta
    Edged by the Empire Episode 01 Escape From Mos Shuuta During the events of the previous blog entry, the GOKL gang also presented me with an early birthday: A Star Wars Edg
  • Night's Black Agents: The Little Prince Job
    Maulidurrasul, a national holiday, fell on a Thursday, and the GOKL guys invited me to play the new GUMSHOE system RPG Night's Black Agents . The venue was at Doug's new p
  • SWD6: Our First RPG Session Ever
    It was way back in 1989 when I received my first tabletop RPG, the first edition Star Wars The Roleplaying Game and the Star Wars Sourcebook by West End Games. I read thro
  • BareBones Fantasy: The First Quest
    The night before we headed home to Kuala Lumpur from Pasir Mas, Irfan and I decided to try out the BareBones Fantasy RPG . BareBones Fantasy (BBF) is a simple - but intrin
  • Call of Cthulhu: Stark Raving Mad
    For several weeks, Irfan was asking me if I could run the continuation of his first Call of Cthulhu game where he roleplays SFPD Detective D.J. Stark. Finally I had the ti
  • Eclipse Phase: Boom Goes The Octopus
    And that is the story of how Hokusai Tarnungshaut , my Eclipse Phase neo-octopus character, got himself resleeved in a used worker pod morph. At least he didn't go insane
  • Call of Cthulhu: The First Game Ever
    I've had the Call of Cthulhu RPG for a decade now. I've never run it... til now. It was a gift from Gary before Irfan was born. We used to joke that if I couldn't find any
  • Trail of Cthulhu: The Watchers In The Sky
    And so it came to pass Kai attempted to run Trail of Cthulhu role-playing game which he bought at DriveThruRPG . For a demo run, he also purchased The Watchers In the Sky
  • SWD6: The Rancid Putrefaction of a Cosmic Caterwauling Cabal
    Last Sunday, I ran a Star Wars RPG D6 game for the GOKL group. It started out as a one-shot, but who knows; the tale might continue another time. The Rancid Putrefaction o
  • The Zombie Apocalypse with Microlite20
    After three episodes of The Walking Dead on AMC, I thought I'd try a zombie game scenario with Irfan. I was itching to try out the free Microlite20 system, so I adapted it
  • Adventures In Time, Space and Victorian London
    On Sunday I played in Cubicle 7's Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space role-playing game. Usually Doug GMs, but Kai guest-GMed the game I was in. Kai deliberately GMed
  • Irfan's Player Character Saves The Day
    Irfan played his first complete Star Wars Role-Playing Game adventure today, as everyone's favourite intrepid astromech droid Artoo-Detoo. He was awesome at figuring out s
  • A Robot Rescue - Bad Example, Episode 4
    Last Sunday, the GOKL gang continued the role-playing adventures of Star Wars: A Bad Example in the Spacelanes . Two new players, Nigel of Singapore who played Bob the Woo
  • Pirate Politics - Bad Example, Episode 3
    About six months ago, I ran the third Star Wars D6 game with the GOKL crew, which continued from Episode 2 . But I was a bad GM then and did not take notes (mentally and o
  • Whatever Happened to Ahmir Sektioui?
    So, in part two of the Eclipse Phase quickstart demo scenario , Ahmir discovers that his knowledge on Mars - or anywhere other than the Outer Planers, the Kuiper Belt and
  • I Rolled an 99 and Lived
    Sunday was gaming day with GOKL and this time Ivan ran Eclipse Phase , the science fiction role-playing game with intriguing and extensive post-singularity and transhumani
  • A Dwarf, An Elf and a Human Walk Into Mage Cafe
    This afternoon I had the pleasure of gaming at Mage Cafe with the GOKL gang. Ivan was gamemastering Warhammer Fantasty Role Playing 3rd Edition, using the introductory adv
  • Hunting Pirates - Bad Example, Episode 2 Part 2
    Episode 2: Crab Meat Beach Party IV Continued from Part 1 Ever the diplomat and unable to shoot from the back of the column, Hunter climbed up the nearest tree to get a cl
  • Shooting Zebras - Bad Example, Episode 2 Part 1
    I ran the second episode of Star Wars: A Bad Example In The Spacelanes last weekend with the GOKL crew. Without Adrian, Tickley the Jawa Jedi would be relegated to behind-
  • A Bad Example In The Spacelanes, Part 2
    Continuing the adventures of the crew of the Bad Example on Sriluur... III Meanwhile, Aden, Ssssawar and Annie crossed a bridge over the river that led to the waterfall on
  • A Bad Example In The Spacelanes, Part 1
    Last Sunday I ran my first face-to-face, over-the-table Star Wars RPG game since 1999, with the GoKL crew. It was a tramp freighter campaign, set in the Rebellion Era, usi

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