Tag: Little Wizards

Nov 14

Updated: Making Failure Interesting

  I enjoy reading RPGs in search of ideas I can use in my game. Inside Little Wizards, I found excellent advice about turning failure in RPGs into an interesting story point.     Little Wizards Little Wizards is an RPG aimed at children. It was written by Antoine Bauza, and translated by Franck Florentin …

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Sep 04

Forgotten Scrolls 50: Week 213

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during four years of blogging. Before the usual rummage through the dusty archives, I direct you to my regular guest post at Ennead Games. Here I reprint an old essay.   This article has been given a fresh edit, a little more polish, and …

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Aug 27

Forgotten Scrolls 49: Week 212

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during four years of blogging. Before the usual rummage through the dusty archives, I direct you to my regular guest post at Ennead Games. Here I reprint an old essay.   This article has been given a fresh edit, a little more polish, and …

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Dec 27

My Top Five Posts: 2014

  The end of the year is a suitable time for both looking back and looking forward. I have yet more plans for the blog, to improve my writing and create a more enjoyable site for you. For this article, I look back on five of my favourite posts of 2014.   Tales of a …

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Aug 29

Yes/No, but Little Wizards: Another look at Interesting Outcomes

  This article is very much a synthesis of two previous posts. Both looked at ways to make the outcomes of skill checks interesting, and ease the process of narrating the results.   First there was Totally Yes/No and But which expanded the graduated outcomes in HeroQuest 2.   The second post was Little Wizards …

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