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Torg as a Game

Posted by Ron Lundeen on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, In : Torg 
I've recently had a revelation about Torg that I wanted to share: it doesn't play like an RPG, but like a board game or card game.

One of the defining features of RPGs, particularly those like Dungeons and Dragons or Pathfinder, is the fluid start and stop positions, and preserving your state from game to game. Say you finish killing a bunch of kobolds in the Caves of Chaos and you know there's a minotaur in the caverns up ahead. You look at the clock, realize it's past 11 pm, and everyone dec...
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Torg Kickstarter is Live!

Posted by Ron Lundeen on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, In : Torg 
I'm super excited that the Torg Kickstarter has begun...and it's crushing all its stretch goals quite handily! The storm has a name...and it's a popular one, apparently!
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Torg is Coming!

Posted by Ron Lundeen on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, In : Torg 
The Torg quick-start rules are coming soon! I've been trying to get these through demo and playtest channels, without luck--but it seems like we'll all be able to get them shortly!

http://www.ulisses-us.com/ramping-up-torg-and-ulisses-social-media/

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TORG!

Posted by Ron Lundeen on Tuesday, August 9, 2016, In : Torg 
I just got back from GenCon 2016, an exciting and game-packed long weekend. Although I had many fun games--some of which I'll touch on in future blog entries--the highlight for me was the chance to slip into a sold-out game of Torg.

I've been a fan of Torg since the 90s, and the news that Ulisses Spiele was relaunching the game put me into a tizzy last year. News has been slow, however, until last week. Although the rulebook is very sparse (only 31 pages, akin to a quick-start set of rules) an...
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About Me


I'm Ron Lundeen, an active gamer and RPG adventure author. I've recently had products in print for Paizo Publishing, Wizards of the Coast, Raging Swan, Open Design, Headless Hydra Games, and Rite Publishing. I'm still taking freelance writing assignments, but also focusing on writing for Run Amok Games.


 

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