RPGs, Tabletop Games

The Vampire (Chronicle) Diaries: Chicago by Night

If you've been around here for a while, you'll know that I do love Vampire: the Masquerade.  It was my first RPG, the first game I ran as GM (storyteller, in this case), and just a setting that I have long adored.  Within the world of Vampire: the Masquerade, my favourite location is the 'default'… Continue reading The Vampire (Chronicle) Diaries: Chicago by Night

Reviews, RPGs, Tabletop Games

Review: Changeling C5 (fan-made)

The 5th edition of Vampire: The Masquerade brought with it a plethora of changes in rules, tone, and art direction.  Of these, the change in art was the hardest for me to swallow but, having now played a fair of this edition, the style does fit the tone.  I've also gotten used it and no… Continue reading Review: Changeling C5 (fan-made)


Faulty Knowledge in the World of Darkness

As I plan the next Vampire: The Masquerade chronicle I intend to run, I find myself looking at different blogs and message boards for pointers to help me up my game as a World of Darkness Storyteller.  Don't get me wrong, I feel that I run a good WoD chronicle, but there is definitely room for improvement. Today, I’d like… Continue reading Faulty Knowledge in the World of Darkness

Board Games, Previews

Asmodee Tease World of Darkness Apps

Tabletop juggernaut Asmodee have recently tweeted an image promoting current nd upcoming apps for mobile devices.  The image promotes staple titles such as Small World, Pandemic and Ticket to Ride, along with an upcoming edition of beautifully illustrated card game, Onirim. The interesting and surprising bit of this is in the other two upcoming games.  Take a look: Yeah, look,… Continue reading Asmodee Tease World of Darkness Apps

No Rerolls Radio, RPGs

No Rerolls Radio, Episode 4: Worlds of Darkness, Old Versus New

Episode 4 features a discussion about White Wolf's World of Darkness games. Specifically, whether we prefer the old or the new editions. We discuss broad themes, metaplot and take a significant detour into religion. We also seem to be getting to grips with some of our sound-demons, and we seem to have sorted out the echo problem. Sound levels from hosts are still a little uneven, though. If you have anything to add, feel free to do so in the comments below! We're also open to suggestions for topics of future shows.