The background world for which it was designed is also probably the best around, at least if you're interested in a highly realistic, low-magic setting with excellent detail and atmosphere. Items have a SS requirement; if your SS is enough, it is assumed that you have the resources to pay for and manage the item. It certainly makes inventory easier, though it is occasionally a bit unrealistic. Characters have (on average) two Specializations each, such as Combat, Stealth or Lore.
I occasionally dream of going back to school for an astrophysics degree or becoming a professional RPG writer.Neither has happened yet, but I'm still interested... This page is divided into sections, as shown in the main menu.A quick list of my favorite SF and RPG works includes: ; Maureen Mc Hugh's "anti-science fiction SF"; and some of Iain Banks' books. Note, though, that this page doesn't include everything related to SF and RPGs. I lived in Taiwan for a long time, and gaming in Taiwan also gets its own page; if you are in Taiwan and looking for local gaming resources, please go there.A lot of the art I produce is SF-related, but not all, so see my general drawings and writings page for that kind of thing.Finally, my resources about fandom in Minneapolis are on my Minneapolis page.Back to the top of the page or back to So, why RPGs?