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Big List of RPG Plots

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Over the last two decades, The Big List of RPG Plots has been cited, quoted, thanked and excerpted in articles for computer-game design, a book on Hollywood screenwriting, and more than a few pen-and-paper RPGs. I wrote it in 1993 as an article submission for Pyramid magazine (they rejected it). I later tried to shop it to Dragon and Shadis and others (they also rejected it). I became Pyramid's editor in 1998 and decided: nah, that would be lame, to finally "accept" my own rejected article, so instead, it became something I'd offer for free on my own website, the Blue Room, where it debuted in '99 and lives on (now on the Blue Room's bloggy successor, Rolltop Indigo).

If this little item isn't in your GMing toolkit yet, it's time to amend that. It don't cost nuthin' ... but I think you'll find it's worth your time!

 
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December 14th, 2021
It's exactly what it says on the tin: a big list of plots that mesh nicely for RPG adventure design. When you're just pressed for creativity, it can help spark some ideas and get thigns moving. Or, if an encounter / adventure feels a little [...]
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December 2nd, 2021
This is a good tool for any GM who is looking for a bit of inspiration from time to time. [...]
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August 29th, 2021
Great product, hard to believe you could not sell it. Likely not because they did not like it, but because they could not use it as part of a normal themed issue. [...]
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June 1st, 2021
Easily one of the most important parts of a GM's aresenal - if not the most. Doesn't matter your genre or system, this will give you a jumping off point for any session. [...]
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November 20th, 2019
Thank you! This has been enormously helpful and inspiring! [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on January 10, 2017.