Canon is now a Thing. Nerds fret over it and creators hate wrestling with it, but it used to be a nonentity in mainstream media. You had continuity, but there was little pretense of a persistent world with a coherent entity. Now everybody’s trying to build big media franchise like Marvel and Star Wars. Now […]
Vampire: The Masquerade? Shadowrun? Cyberpunk 2020? AD&D 2nd Edition and its worlds, like Planescape? Mind’s Eye Theatre with the grey book of box set? Rifts? Rifts, even? Deep cities? Scene-driven adventures? Networked NPCs? Secret societies? Metaplots? No apologies. No excuses. HEY NET PUNK.
It’s writing crunch time for me, so I’ve got to leave the blog alone for a week. Hey, I’m good for guest articles if you want to send them. They should be about games and 90s culture or otherwise be interesting. Speaking of 90s culture, I leave you with something glorious: Split Second, the Rutger Hauer […]