The fast-paced action of first-person shooters like the computer game Destiny is precisely what Nova (and LUMEN) try to recreate. They succeed.
Imagine a cast of forever GMs getting to play? And in an actual play! We could learn something.
The Sparks are ridiculously powerful, and that is intentional. NOVA's gameplay loop is about going out on missions, destroying the enemies in the Dusk that stand in your way, and looking badass while doing it.
Alex Rinehart uses the fashionable indie Lumen to power a tabletop RPG in which characters are genetically engineered rats addicted to green gloop and trying to fight aliens.
A busy week of RPG news summarised and segmented into bullet-point lists. TSR Games are gone, conventions are here, but without masks.
Spencer Campbell is back on Kickstarter, with a success that not even misguided toxic energy from computer game fans can stop.
LUMEN is a system reference document (SRD) based on the RPG Light from Gila RPGs.