The Grey Hill Fire Trial

This is a play session of The Grey Hill Fire, a solitaire Trial from Index Card RPG Core. I play Take, a Small Folk Shadow, in this short scenario of three challenges.

Index Card RPG Core Set from Runehammer Games

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Deep Sky Derelicts

Deep Sky Derelicts, in development by Snow Hound Games, looks cool. It’s listed on Steam, and is coming in 2018.

Deep Sky Derelicts is an original indie game about exploration of ancient spaceships full of startling encounters, incredible loot and danger awaiting behind every corner. The game will immerse you in a grim world of dystopian future where mankind has split into two distinct classes. Privileged citizens who live on beautiful planets and poor stateless who are forced to live off scraps on derelict stations and ships.

You will assume the role of an adept stateless scavenger. Your task is to find a fabled alien derelict somewhere within the Deep Sky sector in exchange for a citizenship and a cozy life on a natural planet. Will this daunting adventure lead to your doom or a long-awaited deliverance from the hardships of a stateless existence? It’s your call!

Deep Sky Derelicts represents an unique blend of turn-based strategy and RPG enriched with a remarkable tactical card combat and popular rogue-like elements. In essence, the game can be described as a mix of Darkest Dungeon and XCOM with a pinch of Hearthstone and FTL: Faster Than Light added on top. Drawn in a distinctive retro-futuristic comic book aesthetic, Deep Sky Derelicts will offer an exceptional gaming experience.

Heat Signature

Wow. I haven’t checked in on Heat Signature, in development by Tom Francis, for a while and there’s been insane progress. It’s looking crazy interesting and deeply complex now.

Fly around a procedurally generated galaxy in a tiny defenceless ship, cut your thrusters to cruise past heat sensors, dock with an enemy ship’s airlock, and sneak inside. Once you’re in, you creep through their corridors, ambushing guards, hiding bodies, stealing new weapons, blowing them up from the inside, or hijacking their turrets and even the whole ship.

The Philosophy of Kreia

The Philosophy of Kreia: A Critical Examination of Star Wars is a pretty darned epic examination of strengths and weaknesses in the philosophical and ideological story of the Force in Star Wars, and those dependent upon it, the Jedi and Sith. TL;DR – to bring real harmony to the Force: don’t be a tool of the Force, use the Force as a tool to become your best self.

The character Kreia from the game Knights of the Old Republic 2 is arguably one of the greatest female characters in gaming. However, despite her fame, much of her philosophy has been misunderstood due to the puzzling manner in which the game presents her backstory and motives. This video will serve both as an examination of Kreia’s philosophy, and her criticism of the Star Wars universe as a whole.

Chris Avellone famously said in an interview that Knights of the Old Republic 2 was meant to question everything there had to be questioned about Star Wars. This video will be answering all those questions.

This video has been five months in the making.