Tag: Spark RPG

Dec 04

Forgotten Scrolls 63: Week 226

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during my 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, …

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Nov 27

Updated: GMC Body Language

  My weakest area as a GM is my portrayal of GMCs. Thus, the most relevant part of the comprehensive Guidance chapter of the Spark RPG by Jason Pitre was the GMC advice. This essay expands upon Jason’s suggestions. I have written before about the ideas of Jason Pitre found in Spark RPG:   My …

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Nov 26

Forgotten Scrolls 62: Week 225

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during my 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 …

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Nov 13

Forgotten Scrolls 60: Week 223

  The Forgotten Scrolls series is a weekly look at articles previously published during my 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, …

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Nov 06

Updated: Seven Principles of Storytelling

  Roleplaying is a game about story, but the rulebooks rarely explore how to maximise the story within the game. One indie book to do this is Spark RPG by Jason Pitre. I have written before about the ideas of Jason Pitre found in Spark RPG: My first essay was Bright Sparks, about Player Principles …

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