A Great Time for SF Fans

If you’re a fan of science fiction (or speculative fiction, or whatever you want SF to mean), then things are pretty decent right now. If you’re a SF fan and a gamer, then things really couldn’t be much better. So I thought I’d touch on some of the things happening in RPGs right now, specificallyContinue reading “A Great Time for SF Fans”

HeroQuest and Eclipse Phase – Miscellanea

Over the last few weeks, I’ve posted about using the excellent HeroQuest 2E rules to run a game set in the Eclipse Phase setting (post 1, 2, 3). This week, I’m going to cover some of the various bits that I’ve left out until now. I’m not going to go into too much depth onContinue reading “HeroQuest and Eclipse Phase – Miscellanea”

HeroQuest and Eclipse Phase – Part 3

This is part three of a series of posts (1, 2) I’m doing about using the HeroQuest RPG rules to run a game set in the Eclipse Phase setting. Last week, I talked about character creation and how characters created in HQ2 will have four Keywords: Background, Faction, Focus, and Morph. Of these, the MorphContinue reading “HeroQuest and Eclipse Phase – Part 3”

HeroQuest and Eclipse Phase – Characters

Last week, I talked a bit about using the HQ2 rules to run a game in the Eclipse Phase RPG setting. This week, I’m going to explore how to represent EP characters in the HQ2 rules. Character Creation The elements of an Eclipse Phase character include the following: Character Concept Background Faction Focus Morph TraitsContinue reading “HeroQuest and Eclipse Phase – Characters”

HeroQuest RPG and Eclipse Phase

A Major Announcement As I mentioned last week, a very exciting announcement was recently made on the BRP forums. The rules for the HeroQuest RPG will be released under an open license, which means that anyone will be able to legally publish supplements for the game. In a previous post, I talked about the lackContinue reading “HeroQuest RPG and Eclipse Phase”