Eclipse Phase Gamemastering: Managing MP and GP Over a Campaign

Not sure how to best deal with Morph Points (MP) and Gear Points (GP)  in an ongoing campaign? Here’s a closer look at assigning and spending them! Refresher/Overview The system of Morph Points and Gear Points in Eclipse Phase Second Edition (EP2) works like this: for each scenario, the GM assigns a number of MP …

A Look at Eclipse Phase and DriveThruRPG’s "Metal List"

Most gamers are interested in numbers. Most business people are interested in numbers. So the numbers behind a gaming business … well, they’re fascinating. Not just for the sake of them, but for the story they tell, and the questions they prompt: Why did this work? Why didn’t that work? Why did these two similar …

Transhumanity’s Fate Developer Notes

The Eclipse Phase/Fate Core conversion guide, Transhumanity’s Fate, went live on DrivethruRPG last week, and the print edition is now off to press. Since the release, there’s been a lot of interest in what kind of Fate build Ryan Macklin and I are dropping with this book. The short answer is: minimalist. The primary goal …

Mashups: Eclipse Phase vs. Don’t Rest Your Head, part I

A few years back at PaizoCon, my girlfriend & I played a really great game of Evil Hat’s Don’t Rest Your Head mashed up with the Cthulhu Mythos. The scenario was a sequel to “The Dunwich Horror” using DRYH/DLYM mechanics. It got me thinking about doing an EP/DRYH mashup, so this year, for PAX East, …

Why the Origins Awards Still Matter

Eclipse Phase: Sunward is up for the Origins Award for Best RPG Supplement this weekend at the Origins game fair. We’re up against some stiff competition this year. And yet based on some posts I’ve read in various online gaming communities over the last few years, there are probably people out there asking, "So what?" …