Victorious in Open Gaming at North Texas RPG Con

Matt Sims will be running a second session of Victorious at North Texas RPG Con for those of you who won’t be able to make Mike’s game on Friday! Matt will be presenting high adventure with pirates, airship battles, and more. Look for the sign-up l...

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Review: The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter by Theodora Goss

Review: The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter by Theodora Goss

Plot This book centers on a 17-year old Mary Jekyll, the daughter of Dr. Henry Jekyll, after her mother dies and she inherits the house on Regents Park and little else. It seems Dr. Jekyll’s money disappeared shortly before his suicide at the end of the book...

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The Charisma Check

You’ve Got ChaRAZma!: The Charisma Check I’ve always felt Charisma got short shrift as an attribute. Defining Charisma as personal magnetism and a type of willpower is a better way of creating a useful score instead of just physical attractiveness base...

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A brief review of the Gotham by Gaslight movie

As a fan of Steampunk and Superheroics, I’d already read the Gotham by Gaslight graphic novel and enjoyed it thoroughly. Indeed, its late 80’s publication made it one of the initial offerings in that strange genre that would be called steampunk. So, w...

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Knockback: The Problem of Momentum

The Problem of Momentum, or Knockback Rules in Victorious Somehow in the whirlwind of the kickstarter and submission of manuscripts and editing, the Knockback rules for Victorious seem to have gone astray. The following will remedy this, and provide something...

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DMs Mike and Liz at FenCon

Just discovered this was up… Thx to D. Barnett for doing the video: On it we discuss the Victorious games at 2017’s FenCon, where for the first time we allowed players to create their characters instead of having pregens. It was an interesting expe...

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Mighty Protectors, Victorious style!

Timothy Brannan over at The Other Side blog had a great post Friday. He was essentially taking a Mighty Protectors (Villains & Vigilantes) character and converting her to Victorious. Since the heroine Maxima is a time-traveler anyway, it was easy enough to...

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It’s a Kind of Magick

Magick in Victorious: or “It’s Magick, not Magic!” The Victorious RPG is first and foremost a Superhero game with Steampunk elements. As such, a factor that looms large in both super-heroics and the Victorian era alike is the idea of Magic, or “Ma...

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Domesday issue 9: The Virtuous, the Vaunted, and the Vile

Greetings to the Victorious Assembly of Heroes and Heroines on the Aetherwebs! The Domesday magazine, a e-publication of the Castles & Crusades Society, is now out for free download. A new column has been added to the ‘zine called The Virtuous, the V...

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Canonical Victorious, or “It’s Your World Too!”

There are many roleplaying games (RPGs) on the market that base their system in a ‘game world’ that is suited to those rules and style of play. Dungeons & Dragons has the Forgotten Realms, Runequest has Glorantha, and Traveller the Third Imperium. Betw...

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