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Who is Ben Chong?
Who is Ben Chong?

Ben Chong is one of the Good People. If you’ve been to a major tabletop gaming event in the last couple of years, there’s a good chance he was there. From Kotakcon 2.0 in 2016 to the #KakiTabletop North Tour and Free RPG Day, and even at the Maelstrom LARP, Ben Chong is a (literally) towering presence on the gaming scene.       Who is Ben Chong? What was…

Blades of the Inquisition: Mission for Missionaries
Blades of the Inquisition: Mission for Missionaries

What: Blades of the Inquisition Tigranya Heresy, Episode 3-5 – Mission for Missionaries When: 3, 16 and 23 August 2017 Where: Dragon GameZ   Each year, Imperial subjects across Tigranya celebrate the Festival of the Beacon. Great fires are set atop high towers to commemorate the lighting of the Astronomican. Passion plays are performed, depicting the Angels of the Emperor as they take part in the Great Crusade and witness the…

Maelstrom LARP 2.5
Maelstrom LARP 2.5

Maelstrom LARP 2.5, a one-day live-action roleplaying (LARP) event, took place on 15 July 2017. Once again, our local live-action gamers ventured into the lush green environment of Sungai Chongkak Park and Resort in Hulu Langat. This time, the stalwart survivors who inhabited the island of Refuge were overwhelmed by a barbarian incursion!   Maelstrom LARP 2.5: Incursion The LARP had at least thirty participants, player characters (PCs) and non-player characters (NPCs)…

Blades of the Inquisition: Pilgrims and Poultices
Blades of the Inquisition: Pilgrims and Poultices

What: Blades of the Inquisition Tigranya Heresy, Episode 2 – Pilgrims and Poultices When: 13 July 2017 Where: Dragon GameZ   Episode 2 – Pilgrims and Poultices At the drug lab in the Deep Tunnels, our Inquisitorial agents tried to learn more about Samael’s gang. Helius managed to further gain the Deep Knives’ leader’s trust by giving him one of her religious texts. She convinced him that she represented a new…

Blades of the Inquisition: Into the Deep Tunnels
Blades of the Inquisition: Into the Deep Tunnels

What: Blades of the Inquisition Tigranya Heresy, Episode 1 – Into the Deep Tunnels When: 6 July 2017 Where: Dragon GameZ     Episode 1 – Into the Deep Tunnels I met up with my players Ian, Ruben and Ezra at Dragon GameZ in Shah Alam to properly begin this Blades in the Dark campaign, using RoosterEma’s Blades of the Inquisition hack for the Warhammer 40,000 universe. In previous weeks, I…

Preparing for Maelstrom LARP 2.5
Preparing for Maelstrom LARP 2.5

I started this blog last year by blogging about the local Live-Action Roleplaying (LARP) event, Maelstrom II. Now the time has time for the next chapter. That’s why a group of enthusiastic live-action gamers, including myself, spent last weekend preparing for Maelstrom LARP 2.5.   Maelstrom is Malaysia’s own ongoing outdoors fantasy LARP. Last November, I covered Maelstrom II, in which over 20 participants gathered at Sungai Chongkak Park and…

Worldbuilding for Blades of the Inquisition
Worldbuilding for Blades of the Inquisition

Life has kept me busy lately, but I’m getting back into roleplaying with a game set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe. John Harper’s Blades in the Dark provides tools to run a butt-kicking Inquisition campaign. This way I won’t have to rely on the complexities of the out-of-print Dark Heresy RPG.   I’m utilizing a fan hack for Blades in the Dark by RoosterEma, titled Blades of the Inquisition. I want…

Who is Razzman Khaliff?
Who is Razzman Khaliff?

Razzman Khaliff is a mainstay of Pathfinder Society Malaysia and one of the most enthusiastic promoters of roleplaying in my local scene. In addition to pushing RPGs in KDU University College and at various conventions, Razzman is also involved in the live-action roleplaying (LARP) scene. This is my Q&A with him.   Razzman Khaliff: The Pathfinder Guy What was your first RPG as GM? My first RPG as a DM was D&D…

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