Category: Role Playing

  • The cheat code of the day is TURK

    Via “Chinese Gold Farmers: Work or Fun?“: “This relationship is an amazing tangle of play and work. The gold farmer works playing a game, so he can earn money which he spends playing the same game. The customer finds part of the game too much like work, so he works at another job to earn…

  • Game developer gets gamed by players

    So there’s a recent kerfuffle involving accusations of corruption in EVE Online, the game not the ecofeminism. There were some accusations of the developer colluding with favored players that created a stir. Then, after a delay, the game company responds that they’ve been framed; via Slashdot: “The objective of this scheme was to permanently paint…

  • Firefly will virtually rise again

    Via Slashdot, Wired News: Firefly Reborn as Online Universe says: “Like Capt. Mal Reynolds stumbling in after a bar fight, the short-lived but much beloved sci-fi series Firefly will soon make an unexpected return, not as a TV show, but as a massively multiplayer online game.” Okay, but the FAQ for the Multiverse demo client…

  • Risus, the “Anything” RPG

    I was browsing around, thinking about fan fiction writing within the Firefly / Serenity universe, and ended up on a website with an adaptation of Firefly to an very interesting roleplaying system called Risus: The Anything RPG by S. John Ross, who has an e-mail address at the old illuminati domain io.com … which is…

  • Timeon Rizer

    This seems to be a bit stale, but there’s some interseting RPG pages, with promises of having the game system available soon. Timeon Rizer Rhunyen: World of Fog & Sky Update: Looks like there’s still plans to put out the game system before the end of 2005.