rpg stuff - Tag: play report A blog by Nathan Hare about Fate Core and other roleplaying games. http://rpg.nathanhare.net 07 - The Ruins of Viltella Nov. 25, 2018, 12:07 p.m. Previously, our band of adventurers left off just after walking through an active portal to catch the last of the Melonganites that attacked them. The group found themselves in the middle of a plain. Ahead of them, they could see Perion, running toward a sea of shambling humanoid figures patro... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2018/11/25/07-ruins-viltella daegal campaign fantasy fate core high fantasy magic play report the daegal legends ttrpg 06 - The Forgotten Library Nov. 4, 2018, 8:05 a.m. This post is part of a series of play reports about an ongoing campaign in _The Daegal Legends_. If you haven't yet read the introduction post, you can find it here. For a compiled list of all of the notes and resources used in this campaign, check out the campaign notes & resources post.---The... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2018/11/04/06-forgotten-land daegal campaign fate core play report the daegal legends ttrpg 05 - Return to the Colony Oct. 6, 2018, 9:12 a.m. This post is part of a series of play reports about an ongoing campaign in _The Daegal Legends_. If you haven't yet read the introduction post, you can find it here. For a compiled list of all of the notes and resources used in this campaign, check out the campaign notes & resources post.---"Co... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2018/10/06/05-return-colony daegal campaign fate core play report the daegal legends ttrpg 04 - The Wandering Wood Sept. 23, 2018, 7:58 a.m. Meth, Wiggiw, Olaf, and Eldar crashed into the forest floor from the treetop village where Wiggiw had just destroyed the artifact. They were all hurt by the fall, but Wiggiw took the worst hit, breaking his neck. Olaf, eager to earn Wiggiw's acceptance, quickly tied Wiggiw to his cannon as a makeshi... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2018/09/23/04-wandering-wood daegal campaign fate core play report terrain the daegal legends ttrpg 03 - Jungle Party Sept. 14, 2018, 5:06 p.m. "So, ya got my records?" A voice came from the the scattered trees surrounding the cove where Wiggiw and Methuselah waited. The two turned to see Loufie, flanked by a burly, shirtless man with a bald head and an female Orchid Treek (a species of man known for it's connection with nature, pale green... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2018/09/14/03-jungle-party daegal campaign fate core play report the daegal legends ttrpg 02 - An Empty Room Sept. 8, 2018, 7:16 a.m. The band of explorers fled deeper into the cavern as the giant spiders were held at bay by the flaming webs. When they stopped to catch their breath they looked around and saw a large empty room. As the looked around Methuselah found some mysterious mushrooms. When he turned around to show the... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2018/09/08/02-empty-room daegal campaign fate core play report the daegal legends ttrpg 01 - The Search Party Sept. 5, 2018, 6:37 p.m. Our story began in the only known colony on Daegal. It is a small town with a tall palisade surrounding it. Inside its walls, there are some wooden houses and buildings, but many of the colonists currently live in tents. The group started in a building at the town's center, a newly built tavern.... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2018/09/05/01-search-party daegal campaign fate core play report terrain the daegal legends ttrpg Mouse Guard - 1149 Winter War Oneshot Feb. 11, 2018, 7:16 a.m. To get back into RPGs again, the first game I ran was in the Mouse Guard universe. It's one of my favorites, due to the beautiful art that I can use in games and the unique fantasy setting with tons of lore. When planning this game, I knew I had one player who had read the comics, so playing th... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2018/02/11/mouse-guard-1149-winter-war-oneshot fate core mouse guard oneshot play report prep ttrpg Rampaging Across Umdaar April 13, 2017, 11:20 a.m. A quick post about a recent Masters of Umdaar game where the players ran into a crazed dehydrated sharkman in the desert.... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2017/04/13/rampaging-across-umdaar fate core masters of umdaar play report ttrpg Scenario Prep - The Plan Feb. 26, 2017, 4:16 p.m. Welcome to the second of three posts where I talk about planning and playing through a scenario for Fate. If you haven't already seen the previous post going over the setting and the characters, you should probably check that out before continuing. In this post I'll be talking about how I used ... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2017/02/26/scenario-prep-plan fate core play report prep tips ttrpg 11 - The Battle of the Shadow Knight Oct. 7, 2016, 2:37 p.m. The heroes left off in the Temple of Divinity. They overcame all of the temple's various traps and puzzles and reached the final room where the Relic of Divinity was said to be. However, the relic was missing and the room was flooded with a thick black smoke...... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2016/10/07/11-battle-shadow-knight fate core major milestone play report relics of acyrus tips ttrpg Masters of Umdaar - Con Oneshot Sept. 6, 2016, 12:40 p.m. Over Labor Day weekend, I had the privilege of running Masters of Umdaar for the firsttime. I ran the game at the Gamers of Summer conference in Harrisburg, PA. We only had two players since I didn't schedule it ahead of time, but we still had a lot of fun. One player was Andy, who plays Filius... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2016/09/06/masters-umdaar-con-oneshot convention fate core masters of umdaar oneshot play report review ttrpg 10 - The Temple of Divinity Aug. 17, 2016, 11:43 a.m. The Story Diving DeeperThe group left off being attacked by powerful Giant Cave Spiders. The spiders proved toostrong for the party, and so they chose to run. Leaving behind their rations to distractthe spiders, they ran and disguised themselves as part of the cavern wall thanks to Filius's ma... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2016/08/17/10-temple-divinity fate core play report relics of acyrus ttrpg 09 - The Forgotten Tunnels June 23, 2016, 3:48 p.m. The PCs, still traveling in the tunnels under Gilgax mountain, had been walking for about half a day. That is the roughly the same amount of time it takes to walk from Beowood to Fort Greyspire, so they figured they must be close. Suddenly up ahead, they saw a faint light...... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2016/06/23/09-forgotten-tunnels fate core play report relics of acyrus ttrpg A GMless Goblin Oneshot June 16, 2016, 6:55 p.m. About a week ago, the regular RPG group and I got together, but James (who plays Eb), couldn't make it due to his new job. Instead of trying to play the game without Eb, we decided to try a one shot and we tried doing it without a GM. I'll leave the specifics about how we played without a GM fo... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2016/06/16/gmless-goblin-oneshot fate core no gm oneshot play report ttrpg we be goblins 08 - The Real Tobias Bender June 14, 2016, 4:19 a.m. Last time, the group finally got a chance to talk to the real Tobias Bender. After hearing the truth about everything, they decided to head into the tunnels in search of the artifact that the Gilgax Goblins and the Doppelganger seem to have been after...... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2016/06/14/08-real-tobias-bender fate core play report relics of acyrus ttrpg 07 - A Meeting with Tobias June 13, 2016, 4:21 a.m. The group arrived at Tobias's house at dusk in hopes of finding some answers. The house was heavily guarded after Aurora's break in earlier that day, but Tobias seemed rather friendly. They talked with Tobias asking about the food shortage, the sigils in the mountain, the tunnels below it, and...... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2016/06/13/07-meeting-tobias fate core play report relics of acyrus ttrpg 06 - Beowood June 10, 2016, 4:25 a.m. After defeating the Hook Horror and gaining a little more information from Old Man Berkle in Stonehollow, the group headed to Beowood to seek an audience with Tobias Bender, who is believed to know the most information about the colonization of the region and its secrets...... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2016/06/10/06-beowood fate core play report relics of acyrus ttrpg 05 - Visiting Stonehollow June 7, 2016, 4:27 a.m. While in Stonehollow seeking information on the mysterious artifact supposed to have been the cause of the goblin attack, a large monster with the head of a vulture, a body like a beetle, and hooks for arms showed up with several squid like Darkmantles...... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2016/06/07/05-visiting-stonehollow fate core play report relics of acyrus ttrpg 04 - The Aftermath June 4, 2016, 4:28 a.m. The party, weary from battle, took some time to rest and then spoke with Gerald Greymore, leader of the Greyspire Rangers. Gerald asked some questions of the group to see if he could trust them. When he decided that he could, Gerald showed them the drawing that was found on the battlefield...... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2016/06/04/04-aftermath fate core play report relics of acyrus ttrpg 03 - The Battle for Fort Greyspire June 3, 2016, 4:30 a.m. Fillius, Desmond, Aurora, and Eb arrived to Fort Greyspire just in time to warn the rangers of the coming threat. The goblins of Gilgax Mountain joined forces with the goblins of Echo Cave and attacked the fort using bombs presumably made by Mazul, Kyrie's father...... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2016/06/03/03-battle-fort-greyspire fate core play report relics of acyrus ttrpg 02 - Pathfinding June 1, 2016, 4:32 a.m. The group, unsure of where they were first looked for a trail of the goblins that had recently left. They followed the trail until they reached a section that Aurora could easily find her way. She led them to her house built atop a tree in the whispering woods...... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2016/06/01/02-pathfinding fate core play report relics of acyrus ttrpg 01 - Escaping Echo Cave May 29, 2016, 4:37 a.m. The players found themselves tied up. Desmond was the first to break free. He used magic to make some fire and burn the rope. Unsure of whether he could trust Eb and Filius, he untied Aurora first and tried using his magic to shape shift a sharp edge onto a couple of rocks...... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2016/05/29/01-escaping-echo-cave fate core play report relics of acyrus ttrpg 00 - The Tainted Spring May 27, 2016, 4:44 a.m. Eb and Filius traveled to the small town of Haven for a gig at the very small tavern in town. Filius had arranged the gig 3 weeks before, but hadn't heard anything since...... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2016/05/27/00-tainted-spring fate core play report relics of acyrus ttrpg The Setup May 27, 2016, 4:42 a.m. So this is the first of my actual play reports and this campaign is the only campaign I have ever run (as of writing this). So there are definitely some things I have done wrong and things that I will improve on over the course of it. I am looking to point out those flaws though so that others ... ]]> http://rpg.nathanhare.net/2016/05/27/setup fate core play report relics of acyrus ttrpg