About Thought Police Interactive

Who are the Thought Police? Thought Police Interactive (TPI) Studios (“Thought Police”) is a storytelling game and fiction publisher based in Buffalo, New York. TPI Studios specializes in storytelling focused games utilizing “light” d6, resource management, and blind bidding rules systems. The Motif Game Framework is our flagship release, a collection of GM-less, solo, and quickly RPG toolkits. The fiction publishing … Read moreAbout Thought Police Interactive

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: 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)

Release Roadmap

Special thanks to Jim Liao for wrangling together our schedule and accelerated production team! Previously Released Motif Action Engine (the RPG/action system for the Motif framework) Motif Character Engine (Character and Player Emulation) Motif Story Engine (Solo and GM-Lite Roleplaying Toolkit)   Animatica (Mixed-Media Animated Multiverse) Gobble. Gobble! GOBBLE! (Uplifted Turkey Rebellion Madness) NEVER Stop … Read moreRelease Roadmap

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)

Welcome to Thought Police HQ

TPI Studios Thought Police Interactive Studios produces a variety of RPGs and storytelling games, as well as solo roleplaying and no prep GM tools. The Motif Framework of game-agnostic “engines” are our most popular titles. Our most popular games use the Motif Framework for task resolution, as well as GM-emulator and no prep “oracles” for … Read moreWelcome to Thought Police HQ