Dundjinni and Hero Designer / Side-by-Side

As you may have guessed by now, I love maps and mapping software. This includes the (seemingly abandoned) Dundjinni. I also love playing GURPS and Hero and pretty much any other “point build” system. However, GURPS and Hero are complex enough that I find that using software (GURPS Character Assistant or HeroDesigner) really helps streamline ...

Superhero Origins

I’ve had this idea in my head for quite some time… since junior high, actually. I was in the heights of my comic book collecting at that time, and I sat down and made a list of possible origins for superheroes as I saw them presented in their four-color glory. Here’s my list that may ...

Tales from the Table: Silva

Back in high school, I encountered one of the best GMs of my day. He ran three games: Paranoia, Hero Fantasy and Champions. Buddy was an amazing GM because he knew the rules inside and out. He reached savant-level knowledge of point costs, build outs, rules adjudication and every other aspect of the game. I ...