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]
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]