Many studies have been done that prove if you don’t exercise your mind, your intelligence will go down and the opposite holds true as well. Of the different aspects of brain power, my weakness was creativity according to all the tests. Conversely, analytics and especially arithmetic were my strongest and I excelled to high levels in them. Once I started gaming, I found my creativity increased.
A year later, I started writing fan fiction as a result of that creativity. Almost
So I ran Session 5 of Solomon Kane, the first real beginnings for the Wanderers, on a definite beginning of a quest to find their destinies. I'm... not sure what I think. I forgot to save Session 4. I'm certain this adventure should have only been 1 session long, but it's going to run 3 (hope to GOD it doesn't exceed that, or I've done something horribly, horribly wrong) - and no combat in it so far. I feel like I've failed somewhere, very badly, but the players that stuck around seemed to have
Updated 04-02-2011 at 01:20 AM by jpatterson
Originally Posted by Utgardloki
I turned on the TV, and the guy on TV was talking about how many bridges there are in the United States that are in danger of collapsing because of lack of maintenance. That got me thinking of an idea for a character in a superheroes campaign.
An engineer knows that a bridge is likely to collapse, but she can't get the government to spend the money to fix it. So she blows it up herself, blocking up traffic first and working late at night so that innocent people are not hurt.
Although it was my first RPG it is not what got me into the hobby. That would not come until I saw the Street Samurai Catalog at the Walden Books and the rest is history. However I like the concept of D&D, "party of fantasy heros battle a monster". For myself it was all about the monsters and I wouldn't have more than a passing relationship with D&D until the Monsterous Manual. I still love that book, all the fluff about the ecology of the monsters was pure awesome. AD&D 2e
I don't remember when I ran the first part, sometime in 2010, before October, but I got a chance to finish the adventure up for my players - FINALLY! David Eber's Heart of Darkness.
NOTE: Spoilers below, so if you are or will be a player in the adventure, it is best not to read this. I'm summarizing both sessions into one, and combining two groups, which consisted of a few different characters, for simplicity.
Adventure: Heart of Darkness - David Eber
Updated 03-29-2011 at 10:33 PM by jpatterson