Monthly Archive: September 2012

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[Games Anatomy] Monkeys Optional

A couple of weeks ago, Aurenian asked a rather searching question of me: “how rules-lite is too rules-lite?”, and it came with the suggestion that I turn my scathing gaze on Risus, ‘the Anything RPG’, by S. John Ross. Risus...

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Rules Questions?

Hello there. It’s been a while. Lantz here as the newest-old writer for the HoP. You may remember me from the first HOP Idol, from the Where In The World Is Lantz series or from one of the other blogs...

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UK Games Day- The Cynic’s Perspective

 Hi all, On Sunday I had the pleasure of attending the annual UK convention for Games Workshop- Games Day. Now, for all the US readers out there- you guys know how to do conventions. You tend to be quite good...

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[Games Anatomy] Underground, Overground

One more time! One more day! One more OD&D post! Much like the previous section on dungeons, the Wilderness is introduced by a practical statement of what the Referee should prepare – a ground level map of the dungeons (whatever...

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New Member Monday – BTW FYI

Hello and/or howdy, folks!  It’s a new week here at the House of Paincakes and another opportunity to get crazy with blogs!  It’s Monday, you see – and that means its time for a New Member Monday! But before we...

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HoP Idol II: House Rules

Last up in the 4th round of the competition is this joint from Spike Lee erm DoK.  After you’ve looked at his plethora of Hugh Laurie pics, make sure you check out his other writings at “3 for Int.“ House....