Author Archives: Mike Page

About Mike Page

I’m a Christian, a father, a husband, a biochemist (PhD), a photographer, a gardener, a lover of good rock music, food wine and beer, an ex-pat, a lousy pianist and a patent examiner.

How We Roll at Savage Legend

Hi reader(s), it’s been a while since I posted. Seeing as we only game in the winter and that game dates are getting more and more difficult to arrange we don’t play as often as we like. I just wanted … Continue reading

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How The Adventure Deck Ruined My Plans (and made for an epic game session)

I just wanted to share an episode from yesterday’s game involving the adventure deck, something that we started using last year. So there’s a showdown.  On an icy bridge.  With a frost giant (this is actually taken from a Pathfinder … Continue reading

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You Really Can’t Make This Stuff Up – Part II

Because our group only games alternate weekends for about 4-5 months of the year, we tend to move rather slowly. In November 2012 I published a post titled You Really Can’t Make This Stuff Up about a castle in south-western … Continue reading

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The Adventure Pack

When we first switched from Dragon Warriors to Savage Worlds three years ago, the kids were quite a bit younger (9 years old). I think we played with the Savage Worlds Adventure Deck once and it wasn’t a great success. … Continue reading

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And then to Glissom

It’s been a while. We’ve played a couple of times in the meanwhile, but nothing really report-worthy. A virtual TPK with goblins in the Pagan Mountains, the pain on my players’ faces as they were forced to give a powerful … Continue reading

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Firaxis and the art of GMing

Despite my advancing years (vintage ’68),  I still enjoy a good computer game. A couple of games that I’ve enjoyed more than I thought I would were the Firaxis titles “Sid Meier’s Pirates” and more recently their re-working of “XCOM: … Continue reading

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Dragon Cake

Too good not to share: I turned 45 this week and had my birthday party last night. Here’s the cake that my wife and kids put together for me. My daughter couldn’t bear to see me decapitate it 😉

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