To Infinity

Go a Bit Too Far More recently there has been a third line of inquiry on teleporting star ships opening up. It has been noted that you can't really build anything physical in the astral plane, and magickal constructions seem to attract spiritual pests and parasites. So they have been building self teleporting ships and…

Consequences

Background In Mythus Magick the author, E. Gary Gygax, let it be known that he really didn't like the term "psionics". He pointed out that the man who coined the term, John Campbell, had meant it to refer to psychic electronics, or electronic devices designed to amplify psychic abilities. Seeing as the word "psychic" was…

Have You Thought?

Prelude Before we get to the post itself, I thought it best to tell you something as to why I see things the way I do. First, I'm creative, and that means I'm ready and willing to work outside the box. Second, I grew up on Scientific American and Analog. In short, I like science…

To Go Boldly

Some Background James M. Ward has decided to do a new version of Metamorphosis Alpha. This means that the starship Warden will soon be traveling though space again on her long journey to another star and the planets she may find there. Back in 1994 E. Gary Gygax presented the adventure guide Changeling in Mythic…

Progress

I am making progress on my rewrite of the Persona chapter. The speed bump in the matter is the section of SEC, and that is asking for a lot. Descriptions of the classes for one, including their relationships and the matter of social mobility. So expect it to take awhile.

On Personae

In a sense that is. Here I present the outline for the Personae chapter of Dangerous Journeys. It shows my recommended course to follow when creating an HP, but keep in mind that I may be adding more as I think of it. Mythus Persona Persona Gender Birth Date Age Birth Rank SEC Birth Vocation…

Even Gods can be Wrong

I wrote the following essay ten years ago (2008). I reprint it here without edit or revision. The first time I ever mentioned the phrase “santa vaca” in conjunction with D&D. Dungeo… Source: Ten Years Ago: Santa Vaca & Game Balance – John Wick Presents Please note that the essay linked to above is about ten…

Introduction

Introduction to the Introduction This is the introduction to the Dangerous Journeys adventure guide system. That's about it.   Dangerous Journeys: Introduction What you see before you is a set of mechanics to be used by adventure guides―AGs. The mechanics were designed to emulate the worlds to be found in adventure stories both old and…