#RPGaDAY 2017, Day 10: An Unexpected Gaming Experience

Today's #RPGaDAY topic is "An Unexpected Gaming Experience". This is actually last year's Day 10 topic, or rather, it was my take on Day 10's topic, which was "Largest In-Game Surprise Experienced", which wasn't all that interesting to me back then. This year it's supposed to be "Where Do You Find RPG Reviews", which is also... meh. A different unexpected gaming experience than last year: it was the last time I was at Gen Con, I believe. I had moved away from Maine, not thinking that I'd see those people again in the flesh except for rare occasions, and I get a message: our friend Derek suddenly got the weekend off, so he came up from Arizona and would I like to play Call of Cthulhu with him? Continue reading “#RPGaDAY 2017, Day 10: An Unexpected Gaming Experience” »...
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#RPGaDAY, Last Year: Day 15 – Your Favorite Convention Game

As I mentioned in the yesterday's Last Year post, I haven't been to a convention since this was written. The last convention game I ran was a year before this was written, which was pretty good. If the game I wrote about below didn't happen, the Edge of the Empire game I ran for a group of friends who moved away from each other, only getting to see each other at Gen Con would be my favorite. But the Call of Cthulhu game that Derek ran was also a "group of friends who moved away" story, only this time I was one of the friends. This post is all about my friend, Derek, who I wish I could play games with just one more time. Favorite Convention Game. Despite organizing and running a game convention and attending multiple Gen Cons, I haven’t played many RPGs at conventions. Boardgames, sure. RPGs? Few. No, wait. It has to be the Call of Cthulhu game at Gen...
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