Before I joined Fandible, my exposure to indie role-playing games was pretty limited. Sure, you had your Fiascos and such, but most of my time was focused on the tried-and-true games that I cut my teeth on: Shadowrun, Dungeons and Dragons and Vampire: The Masquerade. My friends and I rotated these primary narrative worlds every…
David talks about his new revolution in gaming mechanics and storytelling! Be prepared for laughs!
With the passing of a year comes guidance that will send you shrieking into the night.
David takes a moment to reflect on Danny Rand from Marvel’s Iron Fist.
David talks about how the selfie has overtaken the sun as the greatest thing a vampire should fear.
Cracked’s “Happiness Week” gave me a much needed dose of unbridled joy. This concerted effort of professional funny people doing their best to expose readers to the positive things that can be found in the swirling chaos of the interwebs results in a finely curated reminder of “hey, it’s not all bad. Lookit this video of a dog and a chimp hanging out.”
The fun thing about role-playing a superhero is that we don’t only deal with the melodrama and the “you’ll never get away with this!” speeches, but the most potent of interactions that let you peek at the inner workings of a person: Awkward silences. It’s with this in mind I want to tell you about a LARP I played in called “Dr. Dolotts” and how five chairs, a ticking clock and dead silences led me to love playing supers more than ever.
We always like a challenge here at Fandible, from complex game mechanics, strange settings to beta testing indie games, we’re willing to throw ourselves at any gaming obstacle in sight. When a British Podcast, The Cult of Tea and Dice, engaged us in a friendly wager of “who can imitate the other podcast’s accent the best” (which is already ridiculous because we don’t even have accents) we knew it was “go time.”