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Write or publish better adventures!

Ben Riggs has read and reviewed hundreds of adventures for Geek & Sundry and the Plot Points podcast. In Encounter Theory he channels that accumulated wisdom into tools you can use to make your adventures better. He has invented a theory of adventure design to cut away unhelpful ideas and created 14 playplans, tools which will apply the theory to help you write better adventures for home or publication.

Life is too short for bad adventures!

Make better fantasy, horror, and investigative adventures today! Encounter Theory includes:

  • A manifesto on Ben’s ideas on adventure design, Encounter Theory

  • 14 playplans that distill Encounter Theory into something you can use at the table, or to publish better adventures

  • A 5E compatible adventure, “The Mysterious Death of Lord Alfred”

  • Commentary on the adventure, explaining how I deployed Encounter Theory to create the adventure

 
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Stacie W June 20, 2019 4:16 am UTC
Is this available in print?
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Lucus P June 03, 2019 11:21 pm UTC
There is a button for a full-size preview but its a broken link to...

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Scott M June 12, 2019 12:59 am UTC
The "Full-size Preview" link works for me.

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Lucus P June 12, 2019 5:41 pm UTC
Its working now, it hadn't back on June 3rd. Thanks for pointing out it was fixed.
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Benjamin R June 16, 2019 1:07 pm UTC
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Yeah, that was my first time uploading to DriveThru, and I made a couple rookie mistakes which I fixed in a frenetic few hours after the upload. Thanks for noticing Lucus!
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