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

What is a Solo Toolkit? Story Engines Let You Play RPGs Alone

Have you asked, “Can I a play tabletop RPG alone?” The answer is an emphatic YES! Solo roleplaying games and solo play tools were already rising in popularity in recent years. With the advent of COVID, along with other factors, interest in playing RPGs alone has skyrocketed. But it is still new to a lot of … Read moreWhat is a Solo Toolkit? Story Engines Let You Play RPGs Alone

Release Roadmap

Special thanks to Jim Liao for wrangling together our schedule and accelerated production team! Previously Released Arthur’s Legacy (Diceless Alpha) Animatica (Alpha Playtest) Egregores: The Creepypasta Storytelling Game Gobble. Gobble! GOBBLE! (Uplifted Turkey Rebellion Madness) Motif Story Engine (Solo and GM-Lite Roleplaying Toolkit) NEVER Stop Smiling (Weird Dystopian Roleplaying) Once We Were Beautiful (a storygame … Read moreRelease Roadmap

Hot Take: Mathematical “elegance” is overrated (RPG Design)

I realize I am tossing a hot iron in the room here (because some folks love the very thing I’m about to dog on), but: Thesis: Mathematical “elegance” and transparent percentage probabilities are fun intellectual exercises but bad RPG design. Arguments: People are terrible at percentage probabilities and statistics, on par. Even for people who are good … Read moreHot Take: Mathematical “elegance” is overrated (RPG Design)