We spend a lot of time talking about how rules work in rpgs. So let's think a bit on why we use rules at all.
This is the first in what I hope will be a series featuring folks with deep mastery of their favorite games sharing the techniques they’ve developed that aren’t in the text. Enjoy! -- PB One of my favorite games is Jenna Moran's Glitch. It’s a game about retired world-killing void-gods solving mysteries and forgetting to… Continue reading What the Rulebook Didn’t Include: Glitch
Limited time offer, good 'til April 23: The Cozy TTRPG Bundle features almost 30 games from creators around the world. The bundle price is $20. Separately, these games would cost more than $160. Included are games about cooking, camping, curses, and more. Most focus on community and home, but settings vary from the mundane to… Continue reading Get Your Cozy Games Here
I thought it’d be a nice break from our most recent encyclopedic monstrosity to take a look at four surprisingly compact, recent-ish releases. I haven’t played any of these! These are strictly reviews, not critiques. Rebel Crown Available at Itch.io At a perfect-bound 63 pages, Rebel Crown by Michael Dunn-O'Conner and Eric Swanson is the… Continue reading Small But Fierce: Four Reviews for March 2021