Category Archives: Exploration

Pioneering a New Domain

Exploring Infinity has a new home! In an effort to better provide clear access to helpful, excellent, exploratory content, we’ve moved to a new domain, exploring-infinity.com, and redesigned the site to better connect you with the content you want. I’m pleased that the new design … Continue reading

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Marvel Heroic Roleplaying: Collected Miscellanies

Many people have written terrific reviews, musings, resources, and content for the new Marvel Heroic Roleplaying game by Margaret Weis Productions. I’ve given it a fair amount of musing myself, but decided I’d start by compiling the useful unofficial fan activity into … Continue reading

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Digging into Infinity: My Explorations of Late

I apologize for the infrequency of my posts lately. Craig Payne has offered some truly great work in the meantime, but I’m eager to return to a regular pace of my own posting. So where have I been? Aside from … Continue reading

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Mechanics Musings – As Tiers Go By

Mechanics Musings will (potentially) be a new, infrequent series of posts where I throw around a few thoughts on various game mechanics and see where they go.  Today’s post was mostly inspired by the articles discussing skills hosted on the … Continue reading

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No Luck Atoll – a Fiasco Playset

A while back, a post on RPG.net gave me the inclination to play a Gilligan’s Island themed playset for Bully Pulpit Games‘ Fiasco, but I was unable to locate anything that seemed to fit the bill.  Obviously, the only answer … Continue reading

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Don’t Rest Your Headjack: A Matrix RPG

I’ve found designing a Matrix RPG to be problematic in many ways. Nonetheless, I always jump at the chance to immerse my imagination in the freedom and philosophical tension of that wonderful digital/post-apocalyptic world. In the At-will IRC chat yesterday, … Continue reading

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DnD Light, Story rich with PDQ#

There was some talk on Twitter last week about simplicity and complexity in RPGs, and making 4e D&D accessible to new players. Here’s an option on the simple end of the spectrum. I ran a game of a spin-off vignette … Continue reading

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Braving the Depths of the Dice Pool – PDQ#

I finally cracked open my copy of Swashbucklers of the 7 Skies that I came with Diaspora and SotC in an excellently priced bundle during Evil Hat‘s February sale. Pressed for time, I admired the depth, breadth, and tone of the … Continue reading

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Simple, Cheap DIY Paper Miniatures

I highly admire when things are excellently done, especially when it has to do with quality DIY projects and game-creation. Tonight I found something that is both these things, and very excellent. I wish I could show you pictures but … Continue reading

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So You Need an Elemental

Here, have 144. Inspired by @claymancers who requested help brainstorming types of elementals, the following list of 144 types came from my mind and others on Twitter. Some are ridiculous but even the ridiculous can serve to inspire other good … Continue reading

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