Wes Baker

I’m a programmer who lives in Fredericksburg, VA. I enjoy board games, puzzles, and making things work. When I’m not in front of a screen of some sort, I’m probably spending time with my wife, my son, my animals, my board games, or my books. Check out what I’m up to now or see what tools I’m currently using.

#RPGaDAY2020 Day 3: Thread

August 3rd, 2020

When preparing a game I try to think about the various plot threads. They’ll vary from ones I’ve introduced to something in the player’s…

#RPGaDAY2020 Day 2: Change

August 2nd, 2020

Today is day 2 of #RPGaDAY2020 and today the prompt is Change. It feels like we’ve seen a lot of change to RPGs in the past couple of years…

#RPGaDAY2020 Day 1: Beginning

August 1st, 2020

Every year for the past seven years, David Chapman has run something called RPGaDAY. It’s a series of prompts about RPGs for an entire month…

OCRing a lot of PDFs

July 18th, 2020

First, some preamble: I very much enjoy RPGs and I’m always finding new ones and reading them to see if I want to run them. My kids are…

Review: Doom of the Savage Kings

November 19th, 2018

This adventure offers three things: a nicely fleshed out town with a serious problem that needs to be dealt with soon and a lingering sense…

Review: Spire

November 13th, 2018

To date, I’ve played in exactly one Powered by the Apocalypse RPG and only one session: The Sprawl. I thoroughly enjoyed myself with that…

Review: Sky ov Crimson Flame

October 24th, 2018

Some preamble: I buy a lot of RPG material. Rulebooks, modules, random tables, settings, zines, and so forth. I’m a bit of a hoarder when it…

OSR Guide for the Perplexed

October 16th, 2018

Recently Google announced that they’re shutting down Google+ in 10 months. Before I really got into RPGs, Google+ was merely the butt of a…