Design dynamic settings that support telling great stories!Setting Design helps you to assembling the critical details that you will need in order to tell a story. More than mere worldbuilding, this book shows you how to save prep time by focusing on just the elements you'll need and use. With clear step-by-step instructions, you can:
Create a clear premise for your... [click here for more]
Use time-tested story structures to create better adventures!
All great stories need a beginning, a middle, and an end. On that basic structure writers and storytellers throughout the ages have woven variations and created masterpieces. We keep coming back to the same foundations today for one very good reason: those structures are versatile and continue to work. This book helps you leverage... [click here for more]
Create memorable characters with great story potential!
At the heart of all great stories are strong characters. It doesn’t matter whether you’re reading a short story, writing a novel, or watching a play. The characters found in TV series, comic books, and games are more alike on a creative level than they are different. The symbiotic relationship between character and story... [click here for more]
An average gamer is sitting at his desk, scribbling "My setting" on the first page of his notepad. He has prepared in advance: in his mind, he has a plan for the setting, its history, inklings of geography and names. He’s read some guides to creating fantasy worlds as well. He knows a lot of PnP and video game settings, has browsed the websites of complex alternate worlds, and by... [click here for more]
This booklet provides the necessary instructions to help convert system-agnostic game statistics expressed in the Calidar books. It also gives an introductory overview of the Calidar Universe and its "known world," the Great Caldera.
In a fantasy setting designed without core rules from a specific role-playing game, there lies a challenge in describing creatures, spells,... [click here for more]
Tous les conseils pour améliorer vos parties de jeu de rôle !
La Bible du Meneur de Jeu est un guide complet de 200 pages illustrées en couleurs qui rassemble en un seul ouvrage tous les conseils pour des parties plus intenses et plus fun.
Vous y trouverez notamment des conseils pour :
- gagner du temps lors de la préparation et l’écriture... [click here for more]
"Problems with your players being frustrated at your non-player characters? Looking for the hidden social combat system that's been part of classic fantasy role-playing for over 30 years? Do you want your social encounters to be navigated by player skill, rather than by what's on the character's sheet or how good the player's personal charisma is? Are you looking for the fast way to generate memorable... [click here for more]
EVERYVERSE RPG is the COMPLETE role-playing game. It features:
As You Like it: 5 methods of character generation
Standard Distribution: Uses the same scale as used in measuring real-world IQ for more meaningful information at a glance
Cascades: tree-like arrays of skills from general to specific
The Attempt: a single method to resolve all outcomes. Lets you keep your nose out of the book
System... [click here for more]