Victorious is Live!

Greetings all, The blog has been a bit sparse with the coming of the holidays, but here’s something to consider when doing your Christmas shopping: The Victorious RPG is now in full distribution, and can be ordered on Amazon or other booksellers around t...

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Where Duty Lies Part 2: The “Prior Engagement” Shortcoming in Victorious

As noted in the previous article (Part I), there are a plethora of situations that can get in the way of heroines battling villainy. The first part dealt with events that can happen to characters regardless of their social or economic stations in life. This ar...

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Rose City Comic Con: After-Action Report

Greetings all, My lovely wife and I went to the Rose City Comic Con this past weekend in verdant Tyler, Texas. As a guest, I was able to get a table to set up various wares, and we finally had Victorious books to sell! The weekend was pretty packed, so I’ll ...

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Where Duty Lies Part 1: The “Prior Engagement” Shortcoming in Victorious

The shortcoming called Prior Engagement is given a brief description in the Victorious rulebook, to wit: “Prior Engagement: Not everyone can dedicate all or even most of his or her time to fighting crime. In fact, some find it difficult to escape their more ...

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A Review of Victorious

Greetings all, Below is a review of the Victorious RPG by Timothy Brannan (author of Ghosts of Albion) that is fair and research. Do take a look and say “Hello!” to the good man. 🙂   http://theotherside.timsbrannan.com/2016/10/review-victor...

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Deconstruction: An optional rule for Victorious

Buildings in Victorian Cities Any Genteel Magistrate preparing his or her chronicle of Victorious has many preconceived notions regarding Victorian era people, places, and things. Whether it’s from historical study, novels, movies, or the Steampunk movement ...

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Avast, ye scurvy dogs!

It’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day! We hope you’re all happily cutting jibs and hoisting sails and saying “Arrr!” to random passersby on the streets. In the spirit of the day, we’re offering you a themed NPC you can use in...

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The World can be Saved by Steam!

Steampunk as a genre has many tropes, but perhaps the single most important is the use of steam power. Steam was the power source of the Victorian era, and only near the end did electricity begin to take its place. The Internal Combustion Engine also overthrew...

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The Flavor of Names

When I was writing the Victorious RPG, I ran into a bit of a conundrum. Well, several actually but this post I’ll note just one. <G> There are two schools of thought in the RPG community regarding naming. The first is that the different names given to ...

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It’s Alive!

Greetings, Ladies and Gentlemen— It appears that we have officially arrived upon the wings of the Aethernet! Do have a look around, and let us know what you think of the architecture and items of interest we’ve found. Tally ho! Genteel Magistrate Michael P...

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