Mad Matt Watches A Star Trek: ENT S4E15 Affliction (Part 1)

This is my series where I watch a random star trek episode, and write my thoughts as they occur. There are likely spoilers.

Ya know, I’m curious about what the break down in quality when compared with number of words in the title. I’m not sure if my Excel-Fu is strong enough to make that table. I’ll look at it in the future. Continue reading “Mad Matt Watches A Star Trek: ENT S4E15 Affliction (Part 1)”

Mad Matt Watches A Star Trek: DS9 S4E07 Little Green Men

This is my series where I watch a random star trek episode, and write my thoughts as they occur. There are likely spoilers.

Not going to liw, this episode opens with me humming the Smashmouth song “Who’s there.” You know, because of the title. Continue reading “Mad Matt Watches A Star Trek: DS9 S4E07 Little Green Men”

5e Mega Dungeon: First session debrief etc

This part 3 or so of my┬ámega dungeon escapades. Part 1 is here, Part 2 is also here. You don’t really need to read them in order, but it might help you know what I am talking about…

So, after I came up with the idea on Saturday, I ran the first session on Tuesday, which is pretty impressive, I think. A lot of that was designing the tables that, while not 100% complete, are 100% reusable. So if I needed to make a new dungeon, I could. But, ideally, “Megadungeon means never having to say ‘Let’s start from Square 1’Continue reading “5e Mega Dungeon: First session debrief etc”

My changing role as a DM

When you run a game, you have to wear a lot of hats. Story teller is a big one, Mechanics Foreman is another. And quite often I don my curly white wig of Player’s Advocate. But I’ve noticed that the hat I wear for my Wednesday Adventurer’s League Group is starting to change and its fascinating into what I need to become to make the story a success. Continue reading “My changing role as a DM”

Mad Matt Watches a Trek Batch 1 Analysis

This is my series where I watch a random star trek episode, and write my thoughts as they occur. There are likely spoilers.

As I promised earlier, this is not an episode, but rather a look at the 10 episodes we’ve watched so far. Should be interesting to see how these develop as we go, he said with forced enthusiasm! Continue reading “Mad Matt Watches a Trek Batch 1 Analysis”

Mad Matt Watches A Star Trek STTNG:S1E25 The Neutral Zone

This is my first in a series where I watch a random star trek episode, and write my thoughts as they occur. There are likely spoilers.

This episode is the season finale of the first season of Next gen, so not only have I seen it, but I remember parts of it. Picard is away, they find a derelict Earth ship that got way out to wherever we are. So we’re going to send the least human of the command crew over to take a look. Nice. Continue reading “Mad Matt Watches A Star Trek STTNG:S1E25 The Neutral Zone”

Games I want to play

AS I’m sure the perceptive of you are aware, I play a lot of D&D. The thing about the dungeons and dragons is it has this certain feel of the game, if you just pull it out of the box, give it a shake, and set it down to play. But often, this medival fantasy doesn’t scratch my itch for the style of game I want to play. Today, I’m gonna draw up a list of things I’d love to do in a game. Continue reading “Games I want to play”

Handcrafted Heroes: Rambles on creating characters in a super hero RPG

As I said in the state of the status, I’ve been playing in a super hero RPG. It’s been a lot of fun, but I have had some teething troubles trying to make characters that work well with the group and with the world that their in. SO let’s talk about that. Continue reading “Handcrafted Heroes: Rambles on creating characters in a super hero RPG”