Lately I've felt like any time I try to run a game or get a group to play a game I suggest, it fails. So, rather than bang my head in frustration, I've started a solo game of Trail of Cthulhu.
So far, I've written up an investigator - a Police Detective. Just assigning him a Drive (In the Blood) gave me my starting hook: his father was a cop and has disappeared, leaving only old case notes behind. I've gotten about as far as Stanley Black (my investigator) returning to the Arkham
My roller derby team made an It Gets Better video. For those unfamiliar with the It Gets Better Project, it is a project designed to call attention to young people who have been the victims of bullying and other forms of hatred based on who they are. It is a project whose goal is to strengthen them and give them hope, to encourage them to speak up, to seek help, and to survive.
For those wondering, in our video, I'm the one in the phrenology helmet, and my first line is "People
Dream, night of 8/23/2010
My girlfriend and I were looking for a place to stay. Something like a bed and breakfast. When we found the place, I remember having a strange view of the scene. Rather than looking through my own eyes, I was seeing from the entryway of the place, looking out through the glass of the door, watching her and I approach.
The doorman - but he was more than that, he lived there as well - welcomed us. I remember insisting that we have a room
In the end I chose the name Manny Shovitz. My number? 1890 - birth year of good ol' HPL.
My roller derby debut will be May 22 in Fargo, ND. It's a bout sponsored by the Fargo-Moorhead Derby Girls http://www.fmderbygirls.com/
Thanks to Simon over at Pelgrane Press for making a mini-dream of mine come true.
My name is now in a published RPG monograph: Shadows Over Filmland.
I still need to work on achieving my "Big Dream" of having something I write for an RPG get published.