Engle Matrix Games have been around since 1988. They use words rather than numbers to simulate reality. Basically you say what you want to have happen next and another player judges what you have to roll for it to happen. This short product is the rules sheet to the Beginner Engle Matrix Game. In this form it is not a stand alone game - but it does tell how to make up your own games. We play free... [click here for more]
Imagine a game where each turn you were allowed to make up what happens next. Sounds like chaos, right? WRONG! Instead it is an incredibly simple, but amazingly useful game engine.
The best way to learn how to play an Engle Matrix Game is just to start playing. People pick it up in less than five minutes. Barring that, the next best way is to watch one played. You can do that with this product... [click here for more]
My first Matrix Game Cartoon
Engle Matrix Games are a simple quick way to run a wide variety of game situations. Murder mysteries where no one know who did it at the beginning of the game. Horror stories where the evil plot is made up by the players as they play. Political games that play like real life and even war games. "My first Matrix Game" cartoon is a two page gloss of how the games work.... [click here for more]
If you've ever wondered how a Matrix Game works now you can find out. This two page document covers the basics. You will need to make up your own characters and scenario as well as a plot track (the steps you recommend the players take to tell a story - which they will ignore!) After that it is just arguing and dice rolling. ... [click here for more]