Fantasy Adventure Kernel #132B5AE
The players are moving along a seemingly deserted section of roadway between cities. They are approached by a floating apparition claiming to be the ghost of Archibald Blade (a knight of some renown). He is looking for help on his quest; he knows that Calibros is after the Sword of Mystarcana. However, he insists on coming along with the party, and the only way to do that is for him to ride along...
More Uses for Risus
Has anyone ever tried using Risus Character Generation to define characters for a piece of fiction? I’ve been writing about a secret untit of the Texas Rangers, and it seems to me that Risus makes a perfect ‘quick-‘n-dirty’ tool for characterization. Who knew?
Does anyone know if Obsidian Portal supports Risus as one of it’s over 100 supported games systems? Might be worth checking into…
It’s comments like this which keeps the RisusTalk mailing list fun: I like the idea very much, and will sneak it into my magic bag-o-tricks. (Which is, alas, right next to may magic bag-o-ticks, which can be annoying on occasion.)
Optional Rule: Spies Like Us
Maybe it’s because I finished reading the International Spy Museum Handbook of Practical Spying, or maybe it’s just the book inspiring memories of playing Top Secret, but I’ve been itching to play me a spy game. However, one thing seems to be missing from most systems: rules for your agent’s cover. Here’s my idea for adding covers to Risus. A spy can take a...
This is from a message cross posted to the Risus mailing lists: “I’m fighting a personal war against the dark forces of boredom and monotony. Risus is one of my weapons.” Gothikork
Talislanta was one of my favorite settings back in the days; something truly original and not a derivative of everything else that was out there. Stephan Michael Sechi has decided to call it a day (well, a couple of decades) on Talislanta and is offering everything for free download. You should really go check it out at talislanta.com where they are building a nice support community to keep the...
I dislike random woodland encounter tables that have the party meeting up with...– 5 things gamers get wrong | Troll in the Corner Beware of that 140 rabid squirrel tribe when it decides to attack though.
Volo is a raven that was raised to be a familiar for Jericho Shroudchanter. However, Jericho chose to experiment on Volo to give him more power. He succeeded. Volo became super intelligent and able to cast spells; however in the process Jericho turned into a drooling idiot. Cliches hyper-intelligent, overconfident raven (4); shadow caster ; Magical Enchantment: speak  Hooks Volo can...
This actually made me think of something: has anyone done a fitness guide for...– It turns out I had a fairly geeky weekend I wonder if someplace this really exists…and if it does, could it be done using Risus?