Dark Souls & Dungeons

Hello again! So, real quick post while I am thinking about it. The past few days I have been talking with @Slashrunner#1620 and a few others in the OSR Discord (Seriously, join it already) about how Dark Souls would work in a TTRPG setting. Many ideas were thrown around, and Slashrunner and I decided to […]

Goan: Current Ruleset and Hacks ver. 1.0

Hello there! So after talking about Goan and my intentions on the OSR Discord (which if you haven’t joined… Join it) I started talking about the various rules and hacks that I am currently using. This was all fine and good… But then I realized I haven’t shared what I’m actually using and playtesting right […]

Character Creation and COVID-19

Hello all! I almost didn’t make this month’s post in time, but I finally got around to it. Life has been a little crazy here, and I’m sure its been just as crazy for all of you around the world. Hopefully, you are staying safe, fed, and healthy. Due to being considered higher risk (I’m […]

Goan: Skill and Ability Checks

So skills and ability checks… These things always drove me crazy when I played 3.5 Dnd. I always wondered exactly how good I needed to be in order to be, you know, good at something? It seemed like no matter how much I would pump into a skill, I could never roll higher than whatever […]

Goan: Initiative

So, its been awhile since I have posted due to life. Two weekends ago I was on the road for work halfway across the state, and last weekend the wife and I drove down to Arkansas to spend sometime in Eureka Springs and the famously haunted Crescent Hotel. We were not visited by any other […]

Goan: Stamina

So, I’m currently at a convention for work and had a little bit of downtime to sneak out to Barnes and Noble to get a coffee and do a little bit of blogging. Today I want to talk about the Stamina pool in Goan. As I mentioned in the post on combat, in Goan, both […]

Goan: Combat

In my previous post, I decided that I would go through all the different things that have influenced Goan over the past few years. For the life of me I couldn’t figure out how to organize those thoughts in one coherent post. Instead, I decided I would pick out various mechanics, or things that I […]