Why Prophecies Are Bad In RPGs

Fate True prophecies involve predetermination, a fixed time-line or gods of fate ensuring things happen. Which means the prophecy will be fulfilled regardless of what the characters do. As railroading the players this much is something most GMs avoid, adventures focus not on stopping the prophecy but on making sure

Can An RPG Tell A Story?

Four key reasons why story telling in RPGs is fundamentally different from other media. RPGs Are A Collective & Social Activity The great story telling media – oral, prose, verse, stage and screen – all have one thing in common. The final output is a product of one person’s vision.

Rocket Age Review

Review in a Rocket Age

Written by Ken Spencer and published by Cubicle 7. Rocket Age is a role playing game of retro space adventures set in an alternate 1930s. Rocket Content Rocket Age wastes no time in setting up and introducing the tone of the game and setting.  The game is grounded in melodrama

Elthos

Elthos Review

Elthos, written by Mark Abrams is advertised as a lightweight, fast action RPG and can be found at http://www.elthos.com. The website also includes access to the Mythos Machine, a web application for GMs and players to world build and run games that use Elthos.  This review is of Beta Version

Curious

Curious about Age of Legends?

It’s been several months since the success of our KickStarter. As we begin to ship the product and share out our gorgeous artwork, we’d like to share out links to the fine people who’ve helped us publicize Age of Legends.  In these you’ll find all sorts of interesting information about

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