Monthly Archives: October 2013

A Final Horror

Welcome back. I’d like to wrap up our month-long look at horror gaming with some final thoughts on tricks at the table. There are techniques a guide can use that bother some players. Fudging dice is a common example – the practice is fine at some tables and verboten at others. The same goes for… Read More »

Horrible Mistakes (And Learning From Them)

Welcome back to our month-long look at horror in gaming! The success of a session, especially when dealing with scares, often comes down to presentation. The most trite dungeon crawl can feel fun with good polish, in much the same way that a poor introduction can sour players on a new game. So today I… Read More »

The Rules of Horror

Welcome! I’d like to say thank you to all the people who stopped by to play and talk at the Escapist Expo this year. We had a great time and look forward to doing it all again next year. Today I’d like to continue our look at horror in gaming by going over a few… Read More »

A Great Time at Escapist Expo!

I’d like to give a big thank you to everyone we met and everyone who played Infinite Earths at the Escapist Expo 2013 this past weekend.  We had a fantastic time and we got a lot of great new ideas for the system.  I’d especially like to thank Steve Segedy of Bully Pulpit Games and Jon Bolding (the Expo event… Read More »

Making Horror out of the Supernatural

Hello and welcome! We’re at the Escapist Expo in Durham this weekend attending panels and running Infinite Earths, so come by to visit if you are in the area. Since it is October, I thought I would share some of my ideas about horror in gaming for a few weeks. This is not a definitive… Read More »