Last Saturday, I GMed a rather unusual sort of Ascension Epoch game, one that doesn’t (for the most part) involve superheroes and is set in the heretofore unexplored time period of Ice Age North America. Here’s the synopsis I gave the players: Adventurers exploring, taming, and colonizing Ascension Epoch North America, approximately 30,000 years ago. […]
It’s not a dystopia!
Imagine Arnold Schwarzenegger from Kindergarten Cop screaming the title of this post and you get a sense of how I feel whenever someone describes one of the Ascension Epoch stories, or the setting itself, as dystopian. Now don’t misunderstand me. There’s nothing inherently wrong with dystopian fiction and I don’t take it as an insult. […]