How to Play-a-book: The Spell-Slinger

How to Play-a-book: The Spell-Slinger

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How to Play-a-book: The Spell-Slinger By Michael Rote So, you’ve been listening to UDG and you’ve been thinking, “Gee golly gosh, Nina is such a cool character and Mike is such a handsome devil. I’d love to play a Spell-Slinger just like he does!” No? Really? You just want to know more about the Spell-Slinger and you couldn’t care less about me or my character? Okay, a bit harsh but fair enough.  In case you haven’t been listening to the podcast, I’m Mike and I play Nina Kozlov, our group’s fiery, misfit Spell-Slinger. For this little guide, I’m going to explain my views on the dos and don’ts of the playbook, offer some tips to consider while creating your character, and explain some of the choices I made when creating…
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Maxwell’s Meanwhiles: The Prospect of Revenge

Maxwell’s Meanwhiles: The Prospect of Revenge

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Maxwell's Meanwhiles: The Prospect of Revenge [1] By Oliver Walton-Harrod (Set before the events of The Killing Darkness - our first mission in this campaign, soon to be transcripted) The silver motorcycle slows to a halt in a tight alley. This isn’t the area for garages, and the cover of bins is hardly a price to pay for the easy access it provides. Not that the rider takes this entrance (a handle-less back door adjacent to him), instead walking around to the front of what appears to be a small bar. Large neon pink letters above the door, spelling ELYANNA’S, give the building more life than the rest of the street. Dwindling perhaps, but something discernible. Even if it had not been close to 5am, the boarded-up shops and grimy…
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