I. Dear Reader, Video games are quite good. I recently started playing them again after a gap of around 15 years and I’m really enjoying catching up on everything I’ve missed. One interesting facet of videogames is how they make movement fun. Running, climbing, jumping, gliding …
I don’t know if you’ve heard the term NSR or New School Revolution. Layla (aka Pandatheist) revisited the term after blogging about it three years ago…
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So last week, I said that using stats to express your character wasn’t so interesting to me. And I said that I would talk about the technique of…
I have a question. Why do we have stats? And let me clarify, so things don’t too get out of hand that I’m mostly interested in “storygames”. I think…
I. Dear Reader, Building on last week’s post on “traversing the void”, I want to talk about two new terms I’ve started to use: bumps and stumbles. My…
There’s an experience that’s almost universal to playing RPGs. You’ve probably experienced it. But I don’t think there’s a word for it. It’s the moment…
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