Tag: Trollbabe

Oct 25

Trollbabe and Scale: Examples of Heroic Power, Part 2

  A fourth look at the ideas of Ron Edwards expressed in his game Trollbabe.   My first article considered the concept of Hero as a nexus of change. The second in this mini-series discussed the use of scale in Trollbabe. Third in the series, and part one of today’s article, gave examples for the …

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Oct 17

Trollbabe and Scale: Examples of Heroic Power, Part 1

  A third look at the ideas of Ron Edwards expressed in his game Trollbabe.   My first article considered the concept of Hero as a nexus of change.   The second in this mini-series discussed the use of scale in Trollbabe.   The article for today was written in response to an email from …

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Sep 26

Trollbabe and Scale: Defining the Power of Heroes

  A second look at the ideas of Ron Edwards expressed in his game Trollbabe.   My first article considered the concept of Hero as a nexus of change.   The next idea that I want to discuss is the use of scale in Trollbabe. This concept was touched upon in D&D Fourth Edition, but …

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Sep 05

Trollbabe and the Hero in RPGs

  I am continuing to read through the indie Bundle of Holding that I recently bought.   The latest title I finished was Trollbabe by Ron Edwards. As to be expected from a game designed by Ron Edwards, this is packed with interesting ideas. Several of these ideas are worth exploring in detail, but today …

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