- Jul 9, 2018
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Both are on at least one VTT so finding players might be easier than you think.
You tried at their website?I never have been able to find a copy of Luther Arkwright in person, snd the core isn’t on DriveThruRPG for some reason. I bought the adventure collection some time ago, but I had to put it down after beginning to read the third scenario.
I’ve had Spire for a while and am finally preparing to run a campaign starting in a week or so. I really like the setting and the system seems pretty cool.
I am definitely considering picking up Heart. If you don’t mind sharing your thoughts on it, that’d be awesome.
I posted my purchases in my group chat for my weekly game and one of my players really likes the sound of nordic horror. Looks like that might be the next one I run.I also acquired both of these within the past few months and they’re fantastic books; even if my luck goes sour and I can’t get a group together they are a delight to flip through.
My girlfriend wants to watch Anne with the E on Netflix, so I might be able to learn a bit about the 19th century in the process.
Megan Follows is one of the reasons why I'm kind of into redheads. Well, her Anne, anyway. Impressionable young mind, I had.I'd highly recommend the 80's Anne of Green Gables set of three mini-series starring Megan Follows if you are looking for a more historically accurate picture of 19th century Canada. The new one has a reputation for rather jarringly inserting modern...sensibilities...into the story
Megan Follows is one of the reasons why I'm kind of into redheads. Well, her Anne, anyway. Impressionable young mind, I had.
I got to meet her at a conference once. She was nice.
It's good stuff. My gut reaction is that my biggest problem with it is some of the Zenith abilities are a little too vague, but that's very much part of the "story game" side of it (not a hot button, Spire and Heart both proclaim themselves as being both RPGs and story games).
I couldn't see such advice in Spire, but Heart straight up says it's meant for short campaigns - topping out at 8 sessions or so - because the characters are very much designed to die, either from rigors of the game or the Zenith abilities.
That’s interesting. I think I’ll have to grab a copy soon.
I could see short campaigns in Spire. There does seem to be the potential for characters to flame out quickly. Everything is so stacked against them.
But I can also see the possibilities of a long campaign. The idea of the movement expanding into new districts and so on. It seems like there could be a lot of potential.
My advice is DM from just the rules in the starter set and only read parts of the core books that you think will enhance your game. Much lower entry bar that way.5e Starter and the full fat core books were a tough sell on me. ...
It's going to take a fair old chunk of willpower for me to read through the 5e core books. Time will tell.
Mine ended when I had kids because it got hard to justify that expense and space at that point. Had I not married or had kids I think I'd be right there with you!I'm in my 40's now; if I was ever going to exit that phase, it's too late now. My bookshelves make me happy.
Mine ended when I had kids because it got hard to justify that expense and space at that point. Had I not married or had kids I think I'd be right there with you!
(sigh). Things are probably going to change when I tie the knot after the fiancé finishes school, so doing my best to complete my collections as much as I can now...
Do you guys want kids? I find that to be the big reason why finances change and money you’d blow for hobbies goes to babies.
Kids are crazy. Source of my greatest joys/fears/highs/lows and definitely frustrations. I mean I have four small people pushing my buttons all day some intentionally others by accident.Sometimes? I dunno, I guess occasionally I think about the future and I want some sort of legacy, but..
Most of the time I don't think kids would make me happy or I'd find it rewarding. Especially as I'm getting older.
But the reality is, it ultimately won't be up to me, it'll be my SO's choice. She'll be outliving me anyways.
No, don't worry about it. It was a lifetime ago in a very real sense. I can't say it doesn't colour my feelings towards having a child with my fiancé, but I also didn't make the proposal without being aware that she wanted kids.I remember you telling us that before and now I feel like a jackass.
Yea, marriage and kids has done a number on my RPG collection and collecting habits. It's actually a good thing though as I've applied much more focus to my purchases which are almost exclusively PDF. I have had some big runs of purchases, but all to support something I was actively working on or running. Far fewer, "ooh, that looks cool" purchases.Mine ended when I had kids because it got hard to justify that expense and space at that point. Had I not married or had kids I think I'd be right there with you!
Cool !!! - I backed Wickerpunk, so mine must be on its way !!!Being a parent is like being a manager to me (go with me for a minute here...)
I've been told I'm a good manager, but I just can't really get myself into that mindset. I never wanted kids because I just couldn't get myself into that mindset. I even broke up with a girlfriend with that as one of the reasons. I have two step-kids now with my wife, and everyone tells me I'm a great parent. But I still couldn't imagine having small children- mine were 8 and 12 when we got married, and not sure I could deal with anything younger.
My collecting habits have never changed other than by space- it's my hobby, and my wife understands that. It also helps that I make enough that the amount I spend isn't really something that affects our finances and I try my best to keep it that way.
Back to the thread, I got these two in today:
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Both are from Kickstarter. I'm so glad I got in on both!