If this isn”t “Fall colors,” I don”t know what is…
Judgment Day, the Mayan Calendar, Rastafarian Armageddon Times, the Union of Atomic Scientists in 1953, Y2K, Star Wars fans when Lucasfilm got sold to Disney…
The apocalypse arrived right here in the idyllic, beach-side town of Santa Cruz, CA last Friday, the 22nd of November 2013. Unfortunately, our heroes slept right through it, awakening decades later – Rip Van Winkle style – to a radically different world, a world gone mad.
I”m talking about an Apocalypse World tabletop role-playing game mini-campaign that I”m
running with five friends – all veteran RPGers. I”ve played all flavors of RPGs and none has sent as big a chill of excitement and horror up my spine as those from the Post-Apocalypse genre. And, I”ve played all kinds of RPG systems and D. Vincent Baker”s Apocalypse World has filled me with a sense of awe and wonder I almost haven”t experienced since
I got the Blue Box D&D set for Christmas in 1980. Continue reading