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Category Archives: Reconnaissance

Castle Age Guild Battle

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  • The knuckles! The horrible knuckles! – physical basics
  • Salt of the earth – hard, square and bad for your health
  • Feegle tactics – But ye gotta know where ye’re just gonna rush in and with what. Ye cannae just rush in anywhere. It looks bad, havin’ to rush oout again straight awa’.
  • Guild strategies – It is a long-cherished tradition among a certain type of military thinker that huge casualties are the main thing. If they are on the other side then this is a valuable bonus.

I was badgered, wolved, beared and hedgehogged …

Drafting Game

If Not You, Who Else? ~ Terry Pratchett, in “Only You Can Save Mankind”

Human Nature

Stability can be achieved by taking Human Nature into account. By “Human Nature” I really mean Four Legged Patterns of action/reaction. Failure to do so can be, and usually is, disastrous. And it can be automated, as it seems to happen automatically anyway.

Most Social Schemes will use some kind of drafting. Some kind of attractor. Like the Agile Manifesto. One form or another of intimidation or incentive is essential to the success of attraction.

You can’t engage individually with each and every one person that is attracted, so to secure people for your game, you can use some of the usual Western habitual family and peer programming …

Extreme Paranoia Cash Control

Paranoia...

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One of the games we design, organise and facilitate roleplaying sessions of/for is Extreme Paranoia.

The games are set in Alpha Complex, an immense and futuristic domed or underground city controlled by The Computer. The Computer runs everything within Alpha Complex. The Computer sees everything within Alpha Complex ~ at least, that’s what It would like you to believe. Everybody within Alpha Complex works for The Computer, serves The Computer, protects The Computer and if need be, dies for The Computer. The Computer has made happiness mandatory. Failure to be happy is punishable by execution.

In that context, I have just had a brilliant idea …

Castle Age Arena

Prepare yourselves Castle Age Warriors, Soldiers and Knights,
for Arena is coming soon!

Sharpen your attack, toughen your defense, and gather your arms!

What is it?

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Castle Age SWARM renewal

We don’t have enough time and players to slay all the criticals“, “Why do others not CTA?“, “Favor Farts and Taggers are wasting my time, energy, and stamina“, “Yet another attack link sender“, “Irresponsible Summoner!

The great movements of life’s experience are cyclic in nature. The Great Cosmic Serpent bites its own tail. The lessons that our souls need to learn come in cycles. And the same lesson presents itself in similar forms until we “get it”. It will not go away until we do. The SWARM recapitulated, “got it” and is renewing.

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