After the end of our Second Darkness campaign we decided to take a break from Pathfinder and playtest some different game systems. After polling the group, we decided on two games: Numenera and Savage Worlds.
We started with Numenera, which is Monte Cook’s far future science fantasy setting. It was funded by a Kickstarter in 2012 , which several of our players backed.
The playtest, which ran from October 2013 through December 2013, is chronicled on Nuketown:
Our Star Wars: Shadows of the Force campaign has ended. The campaign, chronicled at our Holocron of Zend wiki, ran for two and a half years. It saw a ragtag group of freighter pilots, techs, and muscle turn into the founders of Binary Transports Corporation, and the rise of a number of several padawans to the rank of Jedi Knight. Continue reading →
Our annual Gygax Day event this year was the classic dungeon “The Forgotten Temple of Tharizdun”. Continuing the adventures of Blackrazor Guild founder Brant Bladescream, the dungeoncrawl saw the heroes descending into the depths of a ruined temple of an ancient, chained god in CY 576. Continue reading →
Our Battletech campaign is up and running again. After a multi-year hiatus, the Hellfire Aces mercenary band is once again taking jobs, this time as a Google Wave-based role-playing game. Learn more about the campaign.
The latest Shadows of the Forcecampaign arc has begun. In Episode 9: The Mandalorian Wars, we’re taking a break from our regular characters to play Mandalorians at the start of the Mandalorian Wars, the precursor conflict to the Jedi Civil War featured in Knights of the Old Republic. Continue reading →
The calendar page is now up and running; I have some minor CSS tweaking to do, but the calendar itself is functional. For those who are curious, this calendar uses a WordPress plugin to display a calendar created and maintained in Google Calendar. Continue reading →
The Griffin’s Crier has been the home page the Blackrazor Guild since 1997. For most of that time, it served as the repository for information about our long-running World of Greyhawk campaign, a task that since been taken over by our Greyhawk wiki. With the wiki operational — and with more and more group members blogging — we decided to re-configure the GriffCrier to serve as a portal for our web content.