Heyo! Cinnamon Post Brunch Club relaxes a bit, kicks back, and talks about all the not-fighting they do! (Well, Kiersten isn't relaxed, but that's because she's trapped in a Skyrim barter loop) Everyone again has fairly different play styles, so we manage to cover a fairly large breadth of what Skyrim has to offer. We … Continue reading CPBC #25 – Skyrim Non-Combat
I recently was sent a youtube video by my GM. "This song is pretty much the tone of the villain" he told me, linking me to Let the Monster Rise. I consider myself a bit of a musical lover, so I was surprised I hadn't so much as heard of it. Then I watched the … Continue reading Repo: A Genetic Opera and Cult Classics
Hello! And apologies again for the late post, it was my birthday! (Which of course meant I had to celebrate every free moment all week)I got you a gift to make up for it however, Here's all us talking about fighting a bunch! Specifically in Skyrim. We managed through pure luck excellent planning to have … Continue reading CPBC #23 – Skyrim Combat
Spoilers: It's a 3x5 notecard. Before you leave! Hear me out. The 3x5 notecard has been invaluable to me as a new (and day by day, less new) GM and also as a player! These babies are well worth their weight in gold usefulness wise, and they are cheap as dirt and easy to get. … Continue reading The Single Most Useful Lazy GM Tool
Here we are! Three friends starting out trying a new, hip, sexy, shorter podcast to fit into our new, hip, sexy, SHORT?? lives!Today we're going to do a breakdown of the main plot of Skyrim, so spoilers there. We do stay away from other spoilers though, other than a brief mention of the college of … Continue reading CPBC #22 – Skyrim Plot?
I mentioned in my first GM diary how I was spoiled rotten by the fact that my players are my close friends as well as excellent people and gamers. We get to have an amazing time and everyone thinks about each other’s feelings and we love and support each other. But as anyone who’s played … Continue reading Sex, Drugs, and D&D. The Responsibilities You Take As a GM
In an age where we pay $60 to try to buy hundreds of hours of top tier graphic video game fun, it may seem odd to focus on a 15 minute web browser game. But contrarily, I almost feel that the philosophy behind these creations is more relevant than it ever has been in the … Continue reading We Become What We Behold/Coming Out Simulator: They’re Free and Online. Play Them.
This week on the Cinnamon Post Brunch Club, two friends (Alex and Kiersten) talk about leveling in video games.Celia wasn't able to make it because she's incredibly busy moving down to California for Law school! Go Celia! The discussion may have taken a turn for the odd somewhere down the road and we may have … Continue reading CPBC #18 – Leveling?
On this episode of the Cinnamon Post Fight Club, our adventurers solve the mystery! Or maybe they already knew? Who's to say. Alex is playing as Volker Valentine al-Khazad: an Immolator looking for glory and Celia plays as Dorothy Bay: a Thief turned college graduate. The two close out their time at wizard school for … Continue reading CPFC #4 – Exactly As We Expected
Buckle up y'all because I'm throwing down some god-damn analysis for this one. Don't the the fact that I used references fool you though, this is mainly an introspective think piece of my own experiences with "Role Playing Games" and the pieces which make them (good or bad). Ron Edwards described the building blocks of … Continue reading What’s in a Role?