How can you make alignment more useful and meaningful in your roleplaying games?Roleplaying Alignment presents a system for using the traditional nine-point alignment system to enrich your game. It presents alignment as a means for customizing your character's personality, goals, and beliefs. Simple mechanics reward characters who embody the tenets of their alignment, and... [click here for more]
How can you use the literary concept of theme in a roleplaying game adventure?
Yes, roleplaying games are different in structure than other forms of fiction, and the needs of the story, the people telling the story, and the audience are all unique. They’re still stories, and embracing theme is a relatively easy way to make those stories better. It’s infinitely more interesting... [click here for more]
You wake in a room.
You don’t where you are, where you came from, what’s happening. You don’t know who you are. Your identity has been taken from you. It will come back with time, but can you trust it? This world is not what it seems. Are you?
And then there’s the murder.
Who killed the dead man? Was it you? Was it one of the people who woke in the room... [click here for more]
Develop Settings, Character Backgrounds, and Adventures
Worldbuilding is essential to good fiction, regardless of the genre or medium. It creates the context for the characters and the stories that they’re involved in. The information necessary to understand the motivations of the villains, the goals of the story, and what’s at stake if the protagonists fail, are all tied up on the setting... [click here for more]
How can you express your character’s feelings without embarrassing yourself?
Sometimes the hardest thing to do in a tabletop roleplaying game is engage with the roleplaying part. It's not that we have a shortage of ideas on how our characters would behave. Their abilities aren't a mystery to us, and we know how to use them to our tactical advantage. Things break down when we have to... [click here for more]
This is the ALPHA version of the pre-Kickstarter manuscript: War of Shadow. This is not meant for general release, but for those on the Alpha/Beta test program as well as those prior Kickstarter backers who obtained the sneak-peek extra.
War of Shadow is the next lore book in the Fate of the Norns: Ragnarok universe. Building upon the stories contained in Lords... [click here for more]
How can you add more wonder and enchantment to your fantasy adventures?Fantasy Stories (Genre Structure Vol. 3) helps you to develop and tell spellbinding tales of magic and imagination. It is an essential sourcebook for creating fiction and tabletop adventures. Written for writers and roleplayers, with clear step-by-step instructions, you can:
Determine which fantasy... [click here for more]
Buenos días tengan vuesas mercedes.Este documento que tienen ante ustedes es un suplemento para Ablaneda el Juego de Rol, donde se ofrecen veinticinco semillas de aventuras, personajes y objetos mágicos que, esperamos, sirvan de valiosa inspiración a la hora de preparar y jugar a Ablaneda.Cada una de las veinticinco ideas está inspirada en uno... [click here for more]