Tag Archive: Shadow of Yesterday

Nov 13

Shadow of Yesterday, Part 2: Action Types

  In Part 2 of my exploration of Shadow of Yesterday I want to focus on an interesting breakdown of actions in RPGs. Clinton outlines three ways skills can interact with each other during a contest.   In my first look at Shadow of Yesterday I discussed Bringing Down the Pain, a way for Players …

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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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