Victory Points: Not Just for Heroes Anymore!

Greetings, I was recently listening to a podcast where one of the hosts complained about OSR D&D becoming dull in combat because once you make your attack roll then you’re done for the round and if it’s a complicated version then its off to the kitchen...

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Readying the Great God Pan

Readying the Great God Pan

Hello all, This will be quick, as I’m getting ready to run my Grim Victorious game for North Texas RPG Con. Due to CV19, I will be running it virtually. I’m hoping I can still keep the dark tone of the book it’s loosely based on (The Great God Pan by...

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From the “Blast from the Past” Section:

Greetings all, Here’s more proof that Victorious‘ 10-year development wasn’t the longest in RPG history. Or even Steampunk for that matter. Space: 1889 was published by Game Designers Workshop in 1988. However, the below is the first referenc...

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Retribution – A Real Deterrent

Hello all, One of the things I’ve heard in the past is that superheroics aren’t believable since criminals would just kill masked vigilantes whenever possible. Like most ideas this has a grain of truth. However, it falls apart under close scrutiny. The fir...

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How Invisible is Invisible Anyway?

The Invisibility Supernatural power in the Victorious RPG is one of those nebulous abilities that leave a certain amount of vagueness in the minds of players and Genteel Magistrates alike. In order to provide some unofficial guidance, I will list some question...

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Updates and Ostriches

Hello all, Just a couple of quick things this time around. First I have it on excellent authority (my wife) that Act II of Evil in the White City has passed editing and is in layout. So, the conclusion to the evil behind the Articulator is soon coming! Second,...

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Its a Long…Con?

Hello all, Liz and I are discussing attending the Spring Long Con in Longview Texas next month. April 24-26: The Long Con Spring Fling (Longview TX) In this regard, it came up that if you run a “official” game (on the schedule) you get in for free....

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Uniformity versus Genre: A Question of Rules

Well met, everyone! A discussion with a couple of friends of mine (Hi DM Jim and J. Spahn!) has got me to thinking about RPG rules, especially rules that cover a genre specific game like Victorious. There’s a long-running debate as to what is best practi...

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The Shrinking of Growth: Damage by size in Victorious

The Shrinking of Growth: Damage by size in Victorious

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New Class – The Psychical Researcher

Greetings all, While at the convention earlier this month, someone mentioned the idea of the “Skeptic” of supernatural phenomena that was a mainstay of the late Victorian era. Where were they in Victorious? Well, many mortals are skeptics, but what...

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