If you haven't read Order of the Stick, go do it. Now. The whole thing. I was pointed to a fun set of ideas regarding alternate ways to give XP... Thank you, sir. "How are players rewarded?" is always a good question to ask from a game master and designer perspective. I've already written on … Continue reading 20 Questions: Alternate XP for Fantasy RPGs
Month: October 2019
Double Barrel Shots
We have "one-shots" in the shared gaming lexicon. A "one-shot" is an adventure completed in a single sitting. Gaming conventions often feature one-shots as the group you're playing with will never see each other again. Some groups use one-shots to try out new systems or as a filler game when not everyone can make it … Continue reading Double Barrel Shots
"GRIT" is a system I've begun to develop in order to run a game online with some casual friends. I've run World of Elements and World of Dungeons (both are simple PtbA games) with this group of players before. They aren't too keen on the rules aspects of the games, remembering all the numbers, and … Continue reading Grit System
200 Word RPG Challenge Submission – Are You My Maker?
Learn more about the contest here. This was a mentally exhausting task. Thank goodness I'm obsessive. However, my obsessive nature wouldn't let me finalize the project until AFTER I submitted it. Whoops. Are You My Maker? One player is the Game Master. One player assumes the role of a silent Golem. You need one RPG … Continue reading 200 Word RPG Challenge Submission – Are You My Maker?