Having just read a blog post by the extremely talented Chris McDowall, whose Into the Odd has been having a marked influence on my gaming thinking recently, I've got to wondering about mechanics. Unfortunately, I end up spinning out a little, and getting all tangled up with ideas about expression. So the article about mechanical … Continue reading What are mechanics even for?
I'm a big fan of the OSR scene, and always looking to do more old school gaming, so this post is overdue. I thought I'd talk just a little about attitudes to having the treasure that adventurers collect give experience points - people have already talked at length about this, so I'll try and come … Continue reading Gold for xp and vice-versa