A Lazy Sequence

All articles about RPGs






Trail of Cthulhu with pushes

An overview of character mechanics that need to be resolved when adapting Trail of Cthulhu to use Pushes from the Yellow King RPG.

21 September 2019

Gumshoe: antagonist spends

A look at the math and narrative ramifications of spending antagonist pool points in the Gumshoe RPG systems.

4 July 2019

The Yellow King Role-Playing Game

A review of sorts of The Yellow King Roleplaying Game. If you have never played a tabletop role-playing game but been curious, check this game out.

8 February 2019


Trail or Call of Cthulhu?

With two great marquee Cthulhu role-playing games available, how do you decide which is right choice for your game?

13 May 2018



The Dracula Dossier

First thoughts, and a reading order, for The Dracula Dossier for Night‘s Black Agents

23 October 2015


Introducing Manticore

Announcing Manticore, an web app for generating encounters for the 13th Age roleplaying game.

27 August 2014


The Mouse Guard RPG scenario structure

Luke Crane and David Petersen’s Mouse Guard RPG introduces the concept of separate GM and player turns. This article takes a look at the ramifications of these turns in play.

10 September 2013


Silver screen Cthulhu

An assortment of thoughts about Shadows Over Filmland for the Trail of Cthulhu RPG.

20 November 2012

Night's Black Agents: Vampires

A worked example of an alien vampire type for the spy-thriller role-playing game Night's Black Agents by Kenneth Hite.

5 July 2012

Night's Black Agents

A review of vampire spy-thriller role-playing game Night's Black Agents by Kenneth Hite.

30 June 2012


The Apocalypse Machine

A detailed review of The Apocalypse Machine, Graham Walmsley's post apocalypse setting toolkit for Trail of Cthulhu.

31 October 2011

The Book of the Smoke

A review of Pelgrane Press's companion to the campaign frame The Bookhounds of London for players and keepers.

6 September 2011

Bookhounds of London

A review of Bookhounds of London, a campaign frame for Trail of Cthulhu by Kenneth Hite.

10 June 2011



The Haunting: Terms

In my recap of The Haunting I mentioned some terms that were new to people outside small press gaming circles at the time. This post explains some of them.

7 April 2009

The Haunting

Notes on having running the classic Call of Cthulhu scenarion The Haunting.