A Theory Point: RPG Essentialism & RPG Exceptionalism

This article was made possible by the generous support of my patrons. Please consider joining them by supporting me on Patreon. There are, I think, two twin ideas that underpin a lot of rpg theory, to its detriment. Let’s call them rpg essentialism and rpg exceptionalism. RPG essentialism is the idea that deep down, all rpgs are the […]

Powered by the Apocalypse, Part 8: 6 Tricks for Drafting Moves

Using Apocalypse World to Outline and Draft Your Own RPG Here in Part 8, I’m sharing six tricks, my six best and most reliable techniques, for drafting interesting moves. This article was made possible by the generous support of my patrons. Please consider joining them by supporting me on Patreon. Here’s the problem. You might think of this […]

Powered by the Apocalypse, Part 7: Q&A Round 4

Using Apocalypse World to Outline and Draft Your Own RPG Here in Part 7, I’m setting aside some time for a good old straightforward Q&A. This is round 4, the final round! This article was made possible by the generous support of my patrons. Please consider joining them by supporting me on Patreon. Q: I love a PbtA […]

Powered by the Apocalypse, Part 7: Q&A Lightning Round!

Using Apocalypse World to Outline and Draft Your Own RPG Here in Part 7, I’m setting aside some time for a good old straightforward Q&A. I’ve gotten enough questions, and they’re challenging enough, that taking them in rounds. Here’s round 3: the lightning round! This article was made possible by the generous support of my patrons. Please consider […]

Powered by the Apocalypse, Part 7: Q&A Round 2

Using Apocalypse World to Outline and Draft Your Own RPG Here in Part 7, I’m setting aside some time for a good old straightforward Q&A. I’ve gotten enough questions, and they’re challenging enough, that I’m taking them in rounds. Here’s round 2! This article was made possible by the generous support of my patrons. Please consider joining them […]

Powered by the Apocalypse, Part 7: Q&A Round 1

Using Apocalypse World to Outline and Draft Your Own RPG Here in Part 7, I’m setting aside some time for a good old straightforward Q&A. I’ve gotten enough questions, and they’re challenging enough, that I’m taking them in rounds. Here’s round 1! This article was made possible by the generous support of my patrons. Please consider joining them […]

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