An Epiphany

I was listening to the fine podcast “The Grognard Files” — namely, episode 20 part 2 today. It covers the 1980s Games Workshop superhero RPG called Golden Heroes, and the Grog guys did their usual fine review of the game. Their co-podcaster “Daily Dwa...

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Victorious Reviewed by the Ol’ Man Grognard

Greetings! The Ol’ Man Grognard himself (Glen H.) was kind enough to review the Victorious RPG hardback over at his YouTube channel. Give it a gander, along with his voluminous number of other reviews (82+!). They’re relatively short (10-15 minutes...

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Pardon the Shameless Plug

…but my lovely wife Elizabeth and I are on the latest episode of Uncle Matt’s D&D Studio! We talk mostly about Victorious and how it began and evolved over the years. We also talk about future projects, including the 5-in-1 adventure path Evil ...

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Champions Now!

Greetings all, I wanted to post a quick note about a Kickstarter I was recently made aware of.   It might be strange for the author of a Superhero RPG (Victorious) to promote another Superhero RPG, but to heck with it. I spent my formative years with Cham...

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Thugs & Mooks by Lurker

Greetings all, The below is a contribution from “Lurker” on the Troll Lord forums. He’s running a Victorious game set in modern times, and created the following “Thugs and Mooks” for use in the game. With a couple of skill changes, they would work ju...

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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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