“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other word would smell as sweet.”Romeo & Juliet, Act 2, Scene 2 Joann and I were part of a conversation a little while ago where someone we know on our Discord Server was asking about Cyphers in the Cypher System and if you … Continue reading Does the Cypher System Need Cyphers?
One of the things that I did not realize that I would enjoy as much as I do when we started Angel’s Citadel is the opportunity to read and review RPG products. While many of these are products that we ourselves purchase (partly because we want to play them, and partly because we want to … Continue reading Review: Mal’Vandal’s Mythic Vade Mecum
In a previous post I talked about using flavors with types to make them fit your setting better. This time we’re going to talk about Foci and specific Abilities. Foci: There’s a lot of them. Some of them are even listed as genre-recommended in the Revised Cypher System Rulebook. This post is going to be … Continue reading Flipping the Switch – Adapting Foci and Abilities to Different Settings
Most people who know me would admit that superheroes typically aren’t my "jam". While I have spent a decent amount of time reading comic books, and am familiar with many of the common comic-book superheroes and their stories (including alternate histories/timelines etc...), it was never a "passion" of mine. However, I wanted to give writing … Continue reading Review: Unmasked
"Why was I pushing this boulder up a mountain anyway?" - Sisyphus the Ant Over the course of the time I have been playing and running roleplaying games, I have spent time poring over countless rulebooks. Most of these were laid out quite well. Information was easy to find and tabulated in ways that were … Continue reading Making Leveling Up a Part of Your Narrative