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Our news feed includes a variety of community YouTube links and syndicated articles. This is a reference for some of our in-house posts providing information and guidance. The Motif Way The Motif Story Engine and the rest of the Motif Framework are our most popular products! It also forms the basis of the “house system” … Read moreOur Articles

5 Tips for Running Traveller and other Sci Fi RPGs

5 Tips for Running Traveller and other Sci Fi RPGs

Here I am sharing my secrets on running a fun and engaging Sci Fi RPG experience! source Tags: roleplaying games, RPGs, Running, Sci, sci-fi, science fiction, Science Fiction RPG, solo rpgs, Storytelling, tabletop rpgs, tips, Traveller, Traveller Roleplaying Game, Traveller RPG

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

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

Solo RPG Story Flow and Interpretations

Solo RPG Story Flow and Interpretations

In this video I go over how to map out a Solo RPG adventure, how to create a story, how to interpret Idea rolls as well as how to utilize them in your setting. I also cover how to use any tools at your disposal. FYI I am creating a Discord server for my Solo … Read moreSolo RPG Story Flow and Interpretations

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