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]
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 special bundle product contains the following titles.Arcane TheoryRegular price: $4.99 Bundle price: $3.49 Format: Watermarked PDF Save 30% when you purchase this title as part of the Foragers Guild Guides 2 Bundle!
Using Arcane Magic to develop Characters, Worldbuilding, and Adventures
Arcane magic is a foundational element of tabletop fantasy. Whether... [click here for more]
This special bundle product contains the following titles.Adventure TheoryRegular price: $7.00 Bundle price: $3.49 Format: Watermarked PDF Save 30% when you purchase this title as part of the Foragers Guild Guides Bundle!
Any System! Any Setting!
Adventure is the Third Pillar of Fantasy Storytelling
This book is about story. I named it Adventure Theory... [click here for more]