Archives: RPG

Maelstrom LARP 2.5

October 24, 2017 | By roleover | No Comments | Filed in: Gaming Scene Malaysia.

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!

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Blades in the Dark (2017)

August 14, 2017 | By roleover | No Comments | Filed in: News & Reviews.

What: Blades in the Dark When: 2017 Who: John Harper Why: The allure of playing a gang of daring scoundrels in a compelling industrial-fantasy city setting, with structured heist and downtime mechanics.   Blades in the Dark: A Game Deserving of the Spotlight We’ve always been captivated by stories of criminals, from Outlaws of the • Read More »

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Preparing for Maelstrom LARP 2.5

July 9, 2017 | By elirus | No Comments | Filed in: Gaming Scene Malaysia.
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. A sweaty band of brothers.   Maelstrom is Malaysia's own ongoing • Read More »

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Worldbuilding for Blades of the Inquisition

July 2, 2017 | By elirus | 1 Comment | Filed in: History & Mystery.

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.

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Who is Razzman Khaliff?

May 7, 2017 | By roleover | 1 Comment | Filed in: Gaming Scene Malaysia.

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.

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Who is Douglas Larke?

February 19, 2017 | By roleover | No Comments | Filed in: Gaming Scene Malaysia.

My good friend Douglas Larke is the epitome of the storytelling game master. Whether he’s running Vampire: the Masquerade or Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition or Golden Sky Stories, his games focus on the fiction and the characters that live within it. His Canadian sense of hospitality and generosity makes new players feel welcome, while • Read More »

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