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Out of the Suitcase #21: The first Manual of Monsters

Out of the Suitcase #21: The first Manual of Monsters

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 30th Aug 2021

Chaosium President Rick Meints shares stories from a life-time as a collector of all things Chaosium.Steve Perrin's unexpected passing has gotten me to thinking about his far-reaching legacy within the world of role-playing games. As I ponder his role in those early days I find myself pulling v … read more
George R.R. Martin farewells an Ace

George R.R. Martin farewells an Ace

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 16th Aug 2021

Author George R.R. Martin paid his respects to Steve Perrin on his website today. George R.R. Martin's popular Wild Cards stories stemmed from what he memorably described as a "two-year-long role playing orgy that engulfed not only me, but the rest of my Albuquerque gaming c … read more
Steve Perrin: Creating RuneQuest – Part Six: Debut at Origins '78

Steve Perrin: Creating RuneQuest – Part Six: Debut at Origins '78

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 15th Aug 2021

For our RuneQuest Classic Kickstarter in 2016 Steve Perrin generously provided a personal account of his role in the genesis of the RuneQuest roleplaying game. Although at the time of the Kickstarter we publicly featured an excerpt of Steve's recollections, the full account was only ever published a … read more
Steve Perrin: Creating RuneQuest – Part Five: An Ancient World fantasy

Steve Perrin: Creating RuneQuest – Part Five: An Ancient World fantasy

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 15th Aug 2021

For our RuneQuest Classic Kickstarter in 2016 Steve Perrin generously provided a personal account of his role in the genesis of the RuneQuest roleplaying game. Although at the time of the Kickstarter we publicly featured an excerpt of Steve's recollections, the full account was only ever published a … read more
Steve Perrin: Creating RuneQuest – Part Four: Came the Ducks

Steve Perrin: Creating RuneQuest – Part Four: Came the Ducks

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 15th Aug 2021

For our RuneQuest Classic Kickstarter in 2016 Steve Perrin generously provided a personal account of his role in the genesis of the RuneQuest roleplaying game. Although at the time of the Kickstarter we publicly featured an excerpt of Steve's recollections, the full account was only ever published a … read more
Steve Perrin: Creating RuneQuest – Part Three: Ha Ha in the basement

Steve Perrin: Creating RuneQuest – Part Three: Ha Ha in the basement

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 15th Aug 2021

For our RuneQuest Classic Kickstarter in 2016 Steve Perrin generously provided a personal account of his role in the genesis of the RuneQuest roleplaying game. Although at the time of the Kickstarter we publicly featured an excerpt of Steve's recollections, the full account was only ever published a … read more
Steve Perrin: Creating RuneQuest – Part Two: Any character can do anything

Steve Perrin: Creating RuneQuest – Part Two: Any character can do anything

Posted by Michael O'Brien on 15th Aug 2021

For our RuneQuest Classic Kickstarter in 2016 Steve Perrin generously provided a personal account of his role in the genesis of the RuneQuest roleplaying game. Although at the time of the Kickstarter we publicly featured an excerpt of Steve's recollections, the full account was only ever published a … read more