Whispers of Void: Hacking the Ironcore

Ville Takanen, one of the designers behind the Ironcore engine and Chthonian Highways, writes about making a science fiction (or science fantasy might be perhaps more accurate in this case) hack for Ironcore in his blog.

http://iithd.blogspot.fi/2015/12/wov-hacking-ironcore-1.html

More about the setting here:

http://iithd.blogspot.fi/2015/12/game-seed-whispers-of-void.html

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Chthonian Highways Playtest Kit Updated!

New version of the Alpha Playtest Kit (v. 0.4.2) is now available for download HERE!

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The new version includes following changes:

Chthonian Highways Playtest Kit Available Now!

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Chthonian Highways is a tabletop role-playing game set in a world where nightmarish creatures have ravaged the Earth and otherworldly landscapes have merged with ours. We recently released an alpha version … Continue reading

A Story of Inspiration and Push Mechanics

Years ago I had an idea that has stuck with me since. This is a story about inspiration, creativity and game design. Even though I’m talking about my own experiences here, I think this is a good generic example of how ideas can arise at any moment, but their realization might take years.

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Playtest report: Revving up the Core

The thing that excites me in game-design is seeing the thing actually running with all the bolts and nuts loosely attached. I guess this is what drives the people who hack Apocalypse World or create new Fate settings too. So you can guess the feelings running through me couple of … Continue reading

Introducing: Ironcore Engine

For the past few months I’ve been working on a game system mainly with Jukka Sorsa and Ville Takanen from Myrrysmiehet. This mutually inspiring collaboration has resulted in a game system that rocks for action and adventure oriented role-playing. We call it the…

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