Tag Archives: post-apocalyptic

Apocalypse Fuel

Apocalypse World is a groundbreaking story RPG about a tropey, high-drama, fetish-masked, diesel-belching, psychic-maelstrom postapocalypse. It’s the founding work of the extensive Powered by the Apocalypse stable of storygames, which includes Monsterhearts, Dungeon World, Night Witches, Sagas of the Icelanders, and an ever-expanding list of others. … Continue reading

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A Year Without Zombies 3: Dead March

(For 2015, I am trying to avoid playing any games or consuming any static media with zombies in them. My reasons, and other fun things like ‘what exactly counts as a zombie?’, are explained here.) Not a great deal to report. … Continue reading

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The Yawhg

The Yawhg is a hotseat-multiplayer choice-based game. Two to four players each control an adventurer-type character doing stuff in a fantasy city: after six week-long turns, the legendary Yawhg shows up and destroys the city, and the survivors have to choose … Continue reading

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Year Without Zombies 2: The Dead of Winter

(For 2015, I am trying to avoid playing any games or consuming any static media with zombies in them. My reasons, and other fun things like ‘what exactly counts as a zombie?’, are explained here.) Oh ye gods and little … Continue reading

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The Long Dark

Playing The Long Dark for any length of time makes you feel cold and hungry. ‘Do we have any moose left?’ Jacq asked me. ‘I could really go for some chicken-fried moose.’ A mysterious geomagnetic storm has brought your plane crashing down … Continue reading

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