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The Best RPG for a Fallout Campaign

I go over a number of RPGs that can be used for a Fallout campaign - and a couple that I don’t think are a good match. Games I would recommended for Fallout: Fallout 2d20 (official Fallout game by Modiphius) Fallout 2d20 Free Quickstart Fallout 2d20 Gamemaster’s Toolkit The Rad-Hack Wasted World (EZD6) EZD6 Tiny Wastelands Games I would conditionally recommended for Fallout: Cypher System Rust and Redemption (Cypher) Savage Worlds Darwin’s World (Savage Worlds) Broken Earth (Savage Worlds) Fallout: Rough Riders (Savage Worlds, fan made) Gurps After the End Gurps Basic Set: Characters Gurps Basic Set: Campaigns Gurps After the End 1 - Wastelanders Gurps After the End 2 - The New World Cortex Prime Fallout: New Vegas Prime (Cortex Prime, fan made) Games I would not recommend for Fallout: Apocalypse World Mutant Crawl Classics (MCC) Mutant Year Zero Punkapocalyptic

May 10, 2024 · 1 min · 141 words · DigitalHobbit

How to Handle Inventory and Encumbrance

In my latest video, I go over several ways that RPGs can handle inventory, equipment, and encumbrance. I also describe my personal preferences.

April 27, 2024 · 1 min · 23 words · DigitalHobbit

Vaesen RPG Debrief (and why it's not for me)

I just concluded an 11 session Vaesen campaign. We played through 4 mysteries (a mix of published and homebrew) over the course of 5 months. I figured I’d share my thoughts and learnings about the game, and why it’s ultimately not for me.

April 13, 2024 · 1 min · 43 words · DigitalHobbit

Homebrew vs. Published Adventures

Do you prefer running homebrew or published adventures? I go over the pros and cons of both approaches in this video.

March 23, 2024 · 1 min · 21 words · DigitalHobbit

2023 Retrospective and 2024 New Year's Resolution

In this video, I reflect on 2023 and share my (mostly gaming related) goals for 2024.

December 29, 2023 · 1 min · 16 words · DigitalHobbit