Victorious wins Three Castles Award for RPG Design

We are very proud and pleased to announce that Mike Stewart won the Three Castles Award for RPG Design for his game Victorious! Long-time gamers will recognize the names of those on the judges’ panel–Chris Clark, Jeff Grubb, Allen Hammack, Steve Pe...

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The Intelligence Check: Part II

I’ve gotten a lot of feedback on the “Intelligence Check” article, which is nice! I will address two of the questions that came up below: Q: What do you do if everyone fails their rolls? As a Genteel Magistrate (GM), I strongly advise that you avoid any ...

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The Intelligence Check: or “When do I think of that?”

One of the joys of role playing games (RPGs) in general and Victorious in particular is that you can make characters to play that are unlike you. Perhaps you’re a couch potato; you could create an outdoorsman hunter for your character. Another could play so...

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Question and Answer Session Log for Victorious

Hello all,   Dan Davenport over at RPG.net was kind enough to run a 2 hour live chat session where Mike and Elizabeth Stewart could answer questions about the Victorious RPG. We discussed its creation, mechanics, and plans for the future. Dan was also kin...

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Victorious Q&A Friday April 28th

Greetings all, The author of the Victorious RPG Mike Stewart will be participating in a chat room Question & Answer session over the game on Thursday April 20th at 7:30pm Central. You can go to the chat room and ask questions at the following link: http:...

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Power Fatigue List

Greetings all, An insightful gamer asked me about how the Fatigue rules in Victorious work when broken down to specific powers and abilities. To provide examples, I threw together the list below. Please note: There are 3 types of answers here. “Yes” means ...

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Victorious nominated for the Three Castles Award

Victorious is proud to be one of the nominated finalists for this year’s Three Castles Award for RPG Design! The Three Castles Award has been awarded to RPG products since 2011 with the very first one going to Michael Curtis for his “The Dungeon Al...

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The ‘Fleetfoot’ Class

The following is an additional (unofficial) class that covers the ‘speedster’ of comic book fame, exemplified by such figures as the Flash and Quicksilver. It is a Victorian trope too, as noted in H. G. Wells’ short story “The New Accelerator” of 190...

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Never Fear, Flashman Is Here!

Greetings all, As a bit of fun for the New Year, here’s the Victorious statistics for everyone’s favorite coward, Harry Flashman. This star of the series of books by George MacDonald Fraser has this Victorian anti-hero cavorting all across the Victorian wo...

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Blake’s 7 Victorious: Classes Part II

Here it is, the second part of the Victorious Blake’s 7 rules regarding classes. The four classes presented here are the Rebel, the Scavenger, the Technician, and the Trooper. With the classes already given in Part I earlier, this makes a total of seven ...

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