Indie RPG and Solo Roleplaying Reviews Wanted

Thought Police has an expanding line of indie RPGs, as well as popular GM-less and solo roleplaying tools. We are looking for reviews and actual plays or playthrough journals! Do you have an RPG blog, do YouTube, or are active on Reddit? Are you willing to do a quick review or actual play post? Would … Read moreIndie RPG and Solo Roleplaying Reviews Wanted

New Release: Motif Character Engine

Available exclusively at DriveThruRPG Motif Character Engine is a supplementary product to the Motif Story Engine It provides a dice system and guidance for emulating characters and players Enhance your solo and GM-less experiences!  Add characters to your main group with ease. Emulate players to round out parties and play groups. More easily play RPGs … Read moreNew Release: Motif Character Engine

Call for Community Content Contributors (The Secret Stacks)

Become a Librarian in the Secret Stacks Thought Police is preparing to launch a DriveThruRPG community content program (“The Secret Stacks”), allowing fans and independent designers to create material for all of our released products. We need some seed material from the gaming community for starter titles. That is where you come in! RPG and … Read moreCall for Community Content Contributors (The Secret Stacks)

Gobble. Gobble! GOBBLE! New Version Released

New Revision of Gobble. Gobble! GOBBLE! A new revision of Gobble. Gobble! GOBBLE! has been released on DriveThruRPG. The latest update includes: Various minor text revisions and clarifications “Wiles” renamed to “Gobbles” The introduction of plug-n-play “flavor dice” to the story engine and action engine, expanding play options. Revisions to stock example “Others”. New move … Read moreGobble. Gobble! GOBBLE! New Version Released

Moving on to Print Editions

We will be ordering test copies of print editions of the Motif Story Engine, NEVER Stop Smiling, and SC911 in the coming weeks. If you have any feedback or requests, now is the time! Tags: game development, indie games, motif game framework, never stop smiling, print editions, publishing news, SC911, small press rpgs, solo toolkit, … Read moreMoving on to Print Editions

Thought Police Solo Roleplaying Game PWYW Sale!

Thought Police is holding a one-day solo roleplaying game sale. Three titles are set to pay-what-you-want: The Motif Story Engine, an “oracle” style GM-emulator/solo roleplaying toolkit. A “next gen” game-agnostic solo roleplaying engine. It includes several patches for solo play, including twists & turns and mysteries. An Electrum Best Seller on DriveThruRPG. NEVER Stop Smiling, weird fiction … Read moreThought Police Solo Roleplaying Game PWYW Sale!

Recent Release – Egregores: The Creepypasta Storytelling Game

Egregores: The Creepypasta Storytelling Game is available now, exclusively at DriveThruRPG. Egregores: The Creepypasta Storytelling Game is a one-page storytelling and chat party game. Share your fragmented memories of shadowy figures, creepy places, and unnatural shows. The forgotten, slumbering gods in the Void Beyond begin to stir and change the world. The past becomes strange and mutable. … Read moreRecent Release – Egregores: The Creepypasta Storytelling Game

Recent Release: Special Crimes 911 (emergency calls in a world of monsters)

SC911: Special Crimes 911 Available Exclusively at DriveThruRPG. SC911: Special Crimes 911 focuses on emergency call agents Monsters are real and SC911 takes emergency calls involving them. Players take on the roll of special call teams managing calls and directing emergency responses. A high pressure game of split-second decisions and relentless time Time passed in … Read moreRecent Release: Special Crimes 911 (emergency calls in a world of monsters)

Extended Autumn Crowdfunding Sale (TTRPGs and Solo Roleplaying Games)

Due to overwhelming response and requests to purchase our bundles, we are launching an extended autumn crowdfunding sale celebrating the changing seasons. Now in the spirit of our crisis sale, we are offering similar “crowdfunding-style” bundles. 66% of all proceeds go directly to our lead designer to help them transition from crisis, handle ongoing costs, … Read moreExtended Autumn Crowdfunding Sale (TTRPGs and Solo Roleplaying Games)

Release: Gobble. Gobble! GOBBLE! (Uplifted Turkey Rebellion Madness)

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Available now at DriveThruRPG! Gobble. Gobble! GOBBLE!!! (GGG) is a casual game about uplifted awakened turkeys. Some contagious phenomena is awakening turkeys to intelligent self-awareness. Come to terms with your sentience, compelled to spread the uplift and awaken others. Choose a mission of freedom or vengeance! You feel compelled to spread the awakening and uplift your brethren, … Read moreRelease: Gobble. Gobble! GOBBLE! (Uplifted Turkey Rebellion Madness)

What is Solo Roleplaying? (MSE Excerpt)

[based on an excerpt from the Motif Story Engine; additional text for this article] “Solo play” (or “solo roleplaying] is just what it sounds like. It allows people to play their favorite RPG or storygame alone without the need for someone else to play the moderator. People are increasingly looking for solo, one person RPGs. “Do … Read moreWhat is Solo Roleplaying? (MSE Excerpt)

Motif Story Engine evolves with major updates!

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The Motif Story Engine, a solo play oracle toolkit, has progressed from our alpha playtest to a beta stage full release! It’s chock full of new modules and patches, including: Options for different third die effects & results (“flavor die”) A mission clock system, representing the limited time and high pressure of sensitive quests A … Read moreMotif Story Engine evolves with major updates!