Saturday, November 28, 2009

A Swords & Wizardry campaign on the horizon!

For some time now I have been feeling seriously deprived of my gaming fix. While I think role playing a hobby that can be enjoyed by playing solos, generating characters for fun, drawing maps and inventing new spells or building starships and other gear, I still miss playing.

My friends on this side of the pond all seem to be so very occupied it's almost silly! We played one session of a game, and the time for the next session had to be a date four weeks later, because everyone was doing so much else! Four? What the heck are people doing with their "free" time? Sometimes I think those cardiovascular diseases that kills us in the western world have more to do with stress than anything else. How much can you try to cram into your life anyway? It's kind of ironic as well that one things people do which stop them from gaming is probably playing World of Warcraft or something like that.

Anyway. Today I got a phone call from a friend who recently discovered Swords & Wizardry and immediately caught the bug. Like me, he is a big fan of Fritz Leiber, and he felt this was a game where that kind of fantasy stories could be gamed. Imagine my happiness when he told me he has been writing stuff and wanted to send me a inspirational recruitment flyer for the campaign! Wohoo! Maybe I will get the opportunity for some S&W gaming in the future after all!

Wish me luck, considering how it's been lately one of us or our friends will get swine flu and get quarantined from gaming...


  1. Hey, those four weeks stem from the rest of us being booked up in two different DnD campaigns already ;)

    Too bad they're all full for now. (I did pitch your name when a vacancy turned up, but there were others ahead of you.)


  2. What, you play rpgs without me? Impossible.

    I know it can be a hassle to get everyone together, but not being able to because gaming keeps you from gaming is kind of ironic.

    Let me know if there's a vacancy in a game, and I'm probably interested. I wouldn't mind running a game, either. I have a bunch.

  3. Swords & Wizardry, pfft, dat for pansies! Screw dat man. You come New Brunswick, we play Stormbringer (Games Workshop Hardcover on the way). BLOOD AND SOULS FOR MY LORD ARIOCH!!!

  4. New Brunswick is far away, but that sure sounds tempting! :D

  5. Good luck! S&W is a great game, not that I'm biased or anything... ;)


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