Custom GURPS Token Hex for VTTs

May 25, 2020 Mook 2

I’ve been fiddling a bit with Roll20 as well as Fantasy Grounds lately, and one of the things I miss in Roll20 is the ability to have a facing arrow that rotates independently of a token. I still don’t believe […]

[Podcast] Episode 02: FnordCon2 – GURPS Panel

April 20, 2020 Mook 11

Howdy Folks! Steve Jackson Games’ virtual convention this weekend, FnordCon2, was very informative and entertaining, but all hope is not lost if you weren’t able to attend. Over the next few podcasts I’ll go over some of the GURPS and […]

Want To Play An Online GURPS One-Shot?

March 20, 2020 Mook 2

Hey all! Posting here for a very preliminary interest check for an online GURPS game. With so many games moving online for a while, I want to do what I can to show people about playing GURPS remotely. To that […]

Gaming Online

March 15, 2020 Mook 0

Howdy, Folks! With all the worldwide disruptions going on, there are a lot of tabletop gamers finding themselves separated from their usual groups or otherwise unable to play face-to-face. Because of that there has been a big surge in gamers […]

Overview of 2019

December 31, 2019 Mook 0

Happy 2020 (nearly)! Like previous years (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015), I’m taking a look back at the year in Mook, Game Geekery, and GURPS/Steve Jackson Games as 2019 draws to a close. Game Geekery First, some numbers. These were the […]

GURPS for One-Shots, Upcoming

September 10, 2019 Mook 7

I’ve been noodling over the “GURPS for One-Shots” I’m putting together (mentioned here), and thought I’d post what I’m hoping to include. The goal is to pull together ideas from all the below posts to synthesize for myself a baseline, […]

Gateway 2019, Post-Con Wrap Up

September 8, 2019 Mook 4

Coasting on the tail-end of the post-con glow! I tried something new with my GURPS games at the recent Gateway 2019 convention, having the players make their PCs at the table instead of using pre-gens, and it was a total […]

PCs Old and New – The Biker Crew

August 7, 2019 Mook 3

Happy GURPSday, all! Today I dive, shockingly, into the elegant simplicity of our favorite RPG. A couple of weekends ago, I found myself having to whip up a quick one-shot for some friends with very little time to prepare. It […]

D&D 5E – Checking In With An Old Friend

June 27, 2019 Mook 16

I’ve been getting back in touch with an old gaming friend, one I imagine most of you know: D&D. It’s our hobby’s alpha (with no omega in sight), the common Eve from which all tabletop RPGs descend. It was the […]

“The Only Good Bug…” Post-Con Wrap Up

June 13, 2019 Mook 11

Greetings, folks! The Gamex 2019 convention was a few weekends ago, and I ran three tables of my “Starship Troopers”-inspired GURPS one-shot. Read on to hear how it went! First off, the game itself (you can download PDFs of the […]

The Only Good Bug… Take Two!

May 2, 2019 Mook 5

Just a quick post for anyone making it to Gamex 2019 (Los Angeles, May 24-27) in a few weeks, I’ll be GMing the “Starship Troopers” game I was going to run at Orccon 2019 on Friday 2pm-6pm, Saturday 2pm-6pm, and […]

Fantasy Party of Pre-Gens

April 24, 2019 Mook 5

Happy GURPSDay to all and sundry! I hope you have been enjoying some wonderful GURPS gamin’ out there! Some time ago, a friend at work asked if I could run a first-time ever RPG for him and his family, an […]

Gaming is Life, and Life is Diverse

March 23, 2019 Mook 10

Greetings, gamer kin! Today I share with you yet another gaming anecdote from my past, but they can’t all be sunshine and puppies (or even bunnies). This one is actually embarrassing and awkward to recount, but I think it’s also […]

Two New Character Sheets for GURPS

March 16, 2019 Mook 5

Because we can never have too many GURPS character sheets! This is version three of a very simplified character sheet I designed for a game I’m GMing for a buddy and his two daughters (9 and 11). It purposely has […]