House of Houses

In the old days the men and the monkeys lived together. They were friends. But the men were jealous of the monkeys because the monkeys had good fields with lots of rice and the men’s fields were bad and produced very little. But the men…

Love, the Windflower Law, and the themes of this game

The Nobilis shall not love — The Windflower Law This law serves not to prevent love but to criminalize it and make it surreptitious. Powers may only love in secret, and must live in fear that Entropy and his minions will discover their love. Many…

Domain

Domain determines how much control a character can exert over their choses estate. Domain Miracles range from level 0 Miracles, which allow one’s Estate to give a cry for help, to level 9 Miracles which allow a Noble to globally change something about her or…

Mandates of Tarscipore

The beauty of the heart is the lasting beauty: its lips give to drink of the water of life. Truly it is the water, that which pours, and the one who drinks. All three become one when your talisman is shattered. That oneness you can’t…

#12RPG – Communication and Nobilis

#12RPG   — “Mobile phones and the internet in an RPG setting in the modern day world (perhaps with fantastic elements): discuss. What possibilities do they open up? What, if any, issues come up with them when it comes to RPG scenarios?” In a hidden place…

Oresha (and other Genies)

The genies are descended from the Imperator Jan ben Jan, who ruled the Second Age of Earth! (This Age started when Eden fell and ended when the Excrucians showed up.) These days the genies either roam the world or live in the secret cities Chilminar and…

Winter is a time for introspection

Our daughter has been doing the Urban Nutcracker for five years now, and every December our family becomes a blur of tech rehearsals, late night shows, and weekends dedicated to Nutcracker activities. This year is no different, so Jess and I find ourselves needing to…

Episode 13 – Battle of Mictlan

Marjorie and her familia travel with familia Atlatl to Mictlan to battle an excrucian Warmain. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS | More

Episode 12 – Where words leave off, music begins

Marjorie and Bernardo followup on excrucians and music in the environs of Seattle where nothing is quite what they expect. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS | More