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

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)

Motif Story Engine evolves with major updates!

Motif Story Engine Solo Play cover

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!

Solo RPG Design – Combat System

Solo RPG Design - Combat System

=== Sign up to the mailing list to get more updates about this game: http://eepurl.com/cfhD1H I’ll never spam you and I’ll never share your contact details. === I’ve been working on a solitaire game! It’s called DECLINE and is respired by the crumbling empires of ‘The buried giant’ and ‘The foundation series’. It’s a solitaire … Read moreSolo RPG Design – Combat System

The Cypher System Rules and Mechanics

The Cypher System Rules and Mechanics

Sam de Leve explores the basics of the Cypher System, how to apply effort and edge mechanics, and how to use skills, assets, and power shifts. Watch Callisto 6 every Friday on https://www.twitch.tv/geekandsundry to see the Cypher System in use. Visit us on http://geekandsundry.com Subscribe to Geek and Sundry: http://goo.gl/B62jl Twitter: http://twitter.com/geekandsundry Facebook: http://facebook.com/geekandsundry Instagram: … Read moreThe Cypher System Rules and Mechanics