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!