Tag Archive: Narrative

Mar 24

February ‘17 Carnival: Improv Encounters 4, Who & GMs

  The February host of the 2017 travelling RPG Blog Carnival was the team at Tabletop Terrors, where they nominated a staple of RPG scenarios: the encounter.   This broad term gave me a lot to think about, and my initial essay needed to be broken up into a series. Thus, I am still pursuing …

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Mar 13

Updated: Campaign Interludes

  My Tales of the Hero Wars game regularly features interludes. This essay explains how an interlude is one or more sessions where the style and focus of the game differ from the standard course of the campaign. Traditional storytelling methods use flashbacks, prologues, foreshadowing or other non-linear techniques to add depth to the story. …

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Mar 10

February ‘17 Carnival: Improv Encounters 3, Who & Players

  The 2017 travelling RPG Blog Carnival is in full swing. The February host was the team at Tabletop Terrors, where they nominated a staple of RPG scenarios: the encounter.   This broad term gave me a lot to think about, and my initial essay needed to be split up. Thus, I am still pursuing …

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Mar 03

February ‘17 Carnival: Improv Encounters 2, When & Where

  2017 is in full swing, which means the travelling RPG Blog Carnival is already jumping between blogs.   The February host was the team at Tabletop Terrors, where they nominated a staple of RPG scenarios: the encounter. This broad term gave me a lot to think about, and my initial essay needed to be …

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Feb 24

February ‘17 Carnival: Improv Encounters 1, Openings

  2017 is in full swing, which means the travelling RPG Blog Carnival is already jumping between blogs. The latest host is the team at Tabletop Terrors.   They nominated a staple of RPG scenarios: the encounter. This loose term means different things to a range of GMs. Crunchy f20 games have a precise definition, …

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