Category Archives: General

Heroes

The following article originally appeared in an earlier iteration of See Page XX in April 2008. by Julia Ellingboe [Editor] Julia Ellingboe is the author of Steal Away Jordan, an RPG about slavery in the United States. “Steal Away Jordan is about playing heroes” has become my mantra of late. I declare it to illustrate that Steal […]

See Page XX Interview Series, Numbers 3-5

The following three interviews originally appeared in an earlier iteration of See Page XX in September 2008. Three interviews in one issue – how fantastically cool is that? (As an aside, Luke told me that he wouldn’t send me the next batch if I didn’t release these ones soon. So expect a few more shortly). […]

See Page XX: Pipe and Believability

The following article originally appeared in an earlier iteration of See Page XX in September 2008. A column on roleplaying by Robin D. Laws Pipe and Believability A while back on the Yog-Sothoth forum dedicated to Trail Of Cthulhu a discussion arose from that game’s suggestion that players be permitted to select their exotic languages […]

View from the Pelgrane’s Nest – September 2008

The following article originally appeared in an earlier iteration of See Page XX in September 2008. Robin D Laws discusses the nature of believability in RPGs, and we present not one, but three interviews from Luke Crane. This month also sees the launch of a flurry of new products, including a Keeper’s Screen, and James […]

See Page XX Interview Series, Number 2

The following interview originally appeared in an earlier iteration of See Page XX in June 2008. Luke Crane and Jason Morningstar In this second in the series, Luke Crane (Burning Wheel) talks to Jason Morningstar about his games (Grey Ranks, Shab al’Hiri Roach). See Luke’s ambush question about art work to telling effect.

Cosmic Ordering with Mystic Moo

The following article originally appeared in an earlier iteration of See Page XX in June 2008. By Paula Dempsey, alias Mystic Moo. Mystic Moo explains how visualisation can get you the games of your dreams. We are lucky enough to have a transcript, despite the difficulty of typing with hooves. Listen to the podcast here: Podcast […]

Magnificent Beneath The Maledictions of God

Following on from this explosion of 19th century French vampire weirdness… There is a little-known place which is undoubtedly the strangest in the world. The people who inhabit the barbarous lands around Belgrade sometimes call it Selene, sometimes Vampire City, but the vampires refer to it among themselves by the names of the Sepulchre and […]

See Page XX Interview Series, Number 1

Did you know that Pelgrane Press once conducted audio interviews with prominent game designers? Neither did I! The following interview originally appeared in an earlier iteration of See Page XX in April 2008. Luke Crane and Vincent Baker In this first in the podcast series, Luke Crane (Burning Wheel) talks to Vincent Baker (Dogs in […]

Caught on Tape: Recording Tabletop Games

The following article originally appeared in an earlier iteration of See Page XX in April 2008. It discusses several technical details about podcasting, which the reader should bear in mind are now over 12 years old. By Paul MacLean [Editor] Paul, also known as Paul of Cthulhu is the head honcho over at Yog-Sothoth, and […]

RPG Theme Tunes, and the Esoterrorist Theme

The following article originally appeared on an earlier iteration of See Page XX in April 2008.  You can find James’ soundtracks for Trail of Cthulhu, Night’s Black Agents, and Esoterrorists. by James Semple As a composer and roleplayer, I’ve been very interested in using music in my games. At the moment I game once a week […]

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