The Genius of Zak Makes Me Weak at the Knees

Zak, of Playing D&D With PornStars and Vornheim fame, suggested this initiative sysytem:

Each side rolls initiative (one die for all the PCs, one die for the GM).
  • The winning side has one character go (if it's the PCs, they just choose among themselves who'll go first)
  • Then the losing side has one character go
  • Then the winning side has one character go...
etc. etc. the side with more characters has the leftovers all go at the end.
This is an idea of sublime genius, and I want to try it IMMEDIATELY.

Runestones

Skulls galore  For a bit of primeval mystic hoo-ha, I made a couple of primitive runestones. They stand about 70mm tall, and one has a...