Tag Archives: Powered by the Apocalypse

What Do I Know About Reviews? Touched Prime (The Sprawl)

A few months back I took a look at The Sprawl supplement, Touched—A Darkening Alley, which introduced cosmic horror elements to The Sprawl’s cyberpunk baseline. This time, I’ll be looking at another Touched supplement for The Sprawl, Touched Prime. If you are unfamiliar, The Sprawl is a Powered by the Apocalypse game that emulates cyberpunk stories, being very narrative forward

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RPG A Day 2017–Day Twenty-six

 RPG A Day, day twenty-six: we are running out of provisions, and the sharks are circling closer to the blog–wait, no, that’s not right. What RPG Provides The Most Useful Resources? While it’s not a universal requirement or practice for every game that has been based on the core engine, most Powered by the Apocalypse games provide incredibly useful resources

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Winter War 2017 Recap, Part 3

Sunday morning at the convention is always a bit odd. I usually have a full table according to sign ups, and then only have about half of the people show up. This year was no exception. Thankfully, Powered by the Apocalypse games scale fairly well, and I was running The Sprawl. What’s In The Box? The players that showed up

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Narrative Generic Trek is Not a (Professionally Produced) Thing

The more I read through RPGs like Marvel Heroic, various Apocalypse World derived games, and Fate games, the more I am convinced that the feel and flow of various properties are definitely encapsulated better by more narrative oriented roleplaying games. I think Star Wars does well in a more traditional framework, because heroes shoot back or run from danger, use

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