What you should listen to during this post: Assassin’s Creed 3 – Fight Club
So, I have recently picked up the 7th Sea RPG by Alderac Entertainment Group (the same folks behind Legend of the 5 Rings). I know, I’m a bit late to the party, as the original game system has been discontinued for about a decade now, even longer if you don’t count the dreadful D20-era. But I read some quite positive reviews, the setting and mechanics intrigued me, and being a big advocate of AEG’s Roll-and-Keep system made me just go out and have a look at the 7th Sea Player’s Guide.
Now I don’t want to talk about mechanics here, I might do that in a future blog post once I actually get to try out the system with my gaming group (because they actually seem pretty interesting). No, this post is reserved for something special, something I like to call: The Uncanny Valley of Roleplaying Games. Continue reading “Too close to home: 7th Sea and the Uncanny Valley”