So here we are again readers Totems, Fetishes and Talismans! The long-awaited adaptation of Shadowrun inspired Foci Magic in the Cypher system. Long awaited, so long awaited one of my awesome gamers took up the task of tackling most of the work. He took the foundations built on the new version of cybernetics found Here and built a solid set of options for magic items in … Continue reading Cypher Shadowrun Totems, Fetishes, and Talismans
A little over two years ago I set out to start running a Shadowrun RPG game using the Cypher System rules instead of the Shadowrun Rule Set. I had two options that I could see in regard to Cypher system and how I was going to have to handle cybernetics. 1. I could treat all Cybernetics as flavor, thus having no in-game impact on the … Continue reading Revisiting Cybernetics in the Cypher System
Today I will be running with the majority of the blogger’s and vloggers with my answer of Dungeons and Dragons and Dragons. I cut my Teeth on D&D and after more than 30 years of running games, it is hard to think of any game that comes to me easier. Roll in my personal homebrew content and it is it’s like inviting an old friend to … Continue reading #RPGaDay2017 22nd Day Which RPGs are the Easiest for you to run? #DND Homebrew
I think on this one many people are going to pick games like Lazers with Feelings or Fate Accelerated because they are going to reply in the most literal sense. While both Lazers and Fate are both indeed some of the shortest worded RPG games you will ever have the pleasure to come across. I do not think that we are talking about what they do … Continue reading #RPGaDay2017 21st Day: Which RPG Does the Most with the Least Words? #CypherSystem
Numenera With an interesting setting coupled with Monte Cooks excellent layout decisions. MCG set the ground work that would give birth the Cypher System. It is hard to argue that Numenera is not an excellently written RPG. In Ptolus we see the perfection of the layout and writing style of Monte Cook. In Numenera we see the evolved rule system that Monte Cook had been … Continue reading #RPGaDay2017 Day 19: Which RPG Features the Best Writing? #Numenera #MonteCookGames
In the day of Open System RPGs, This answer for me is the CYPHER System. Followed by the close second of FATE Accelerated & FATE. Cypher System On a personal level, I love the way that the CYPHER System plays both plays and runs. I find that the system loans itself very intuitively to mimic many other RPG settings with fall less bulk. That is an … Continue reading #RPGaDay2017 Day 15: Which RPG do you Enjoy Adapting the Most? #CypherSystem #FATE
This one is pretty easy for me. If I wanted to give a game to others my fist choice would be Cypher System, Why? Handing a gamer the Cypher System is literally handing them a system that is designed to run anything or any genre one can imagine. So by giving them one ruleset I have also given them a game with the ability to run any … Continue reading #RPGaDay2016 Day:24 What is the game you are most likely to give to others?