Tag Archive: House Rules

Mar 25

RPG Blog Carnival, Part 2: Accessibility & Game Rules

  The travelling RPG Blog Carnival moves ever onwards. As discussed last week, the March event is hosted by Jacob Wood at Accessible Games.     Jacob has chosen the topic accessibility in games, an important subject to help the continued growth of our hobby. This is a very broad topic, as noted in Jacob’s …

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Mar 18

RPG Blog Carnival, Part 1: Accessibility & Social Dynamics

  The travelling RPG Blog Carnival moves ever onwards. The March event is hosted by Jacob at Accessible Games.   Jacob’s chosen topic is accessibility in games, an important subject for the continued growth of our hobby. This is a very broad topic, as noted in Jacob’s description of the theme on his blog:   …

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Nov 06

Shadow of Yesterday, Part 1: Bringing Down the Pain

  When I read how Shadow of Yesterday was written as a love letter to HeroQuest, I knew I had to find a copy. It was worth the effort, as here are some great ideas in this game.   In this essay I explore a method of upgrading conflicts.   Shadow of Yesterday First, however, …

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May 08

My Life with Leader: Interlocking Leadership Motivations

  Our current roleplaying is focused around an Interlude playing My Life with Master.   Even before generating the player character minions, the group is directed to create a Master. This is the villain who drives the minions to ever-greater acts of evil, until the pivotal moment of rebellion. During this creation, one of my …

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May 01

Our Lives with Master: More Player Brainstorming

  We have spent several sessions brainstorming the setting in preparation for the current interlude. This week we started playing My Life with Master, but I wanted to share some of my thoughts about the earlier brainstorming sessions.   This article is a companion to my earlier post about Location Aspects.   Previously on Tales …

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