Author Archives: Lisette

About Lisette

Lisette first came into contact with RPGs at University in the late 90s along with a brief sojourn into a Warhammer Fantasy Empire Army. After a break from gaming in the early 00s she competed in Blood Bowl tournaments for a couple of years, with mixed success. In 2007 she joined Rupert's gaming group and is loving gaming regularly for the first time.

A Prayer to St Cuthbert, or: How I Lost My Roleplaying Virginity

I have been a gamer for just over 15 years but our recent foray into the Temple of Elemental Evil feels like the first time I have ever played a character. Continue reading

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Vampire: the Masquerade Review

At its height, Vampire: The Masquerade was a serious threat to Dungeons & Dragons. It was contemporary to Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd Edition. All the cool kids were switching over to VtM and treating D&D as an old fashioned game played by kids, rather than the ‘true roleplaying experience’. The game got its own Collectible Trading Card Game (originally called Jyhad, but changed to Vampire: The Embrace), a couple of computer games and even its own Aaron Spelling produced TV show called Kindred: The Embrace. Continue reading

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