I truly mean this, by the way. Not just my favorite rpg writing but my favorite writing. The RRD folks, @zedecksiew @DyingStylishly @PaulCzege—I’ve been as happy to discover their work as I was years ago to discover Kelly Link or Amelia Gray or Grace Krilanovich or so many others
@randbot @Olegnad_Nosaj A few years ago I did a tag cloud of the stat names from 156 RPGs I own. If I had known someone else had published the same data from their collection I would have merged it in.
Talking Mechanics and Worlding With Paul Czege | World Running
I spoke with Games Designer @PaulCzege abut the emerging concept of World Running.
We discuss the end of play as narrative destination + more https://www.thejaymo.net/2021/09/14/mechanics-and-worlding-with-paul-czege-world-running/
How about a fun giveaway? First who names the RPG I used the sheet from for the image I'll give the pdf of any one of my games you want.
We are all characters in search of the ttrpg and sheet that can bring us alive.
... best games inspire and provoke and unlock players in interesting ways. People are interesting. We often just aren't that good at bringing it out of each other.
... maybe my best ability as a designer. I work hard at it. My games bring energy to player interactions. Their systems are based on my lived understanding of human creativity and collaboration and connection. My...
... do it a bit. But mostly it's too late. Mostly I'm just exhausting.
Except when it comes to games.
There's lots of ttrpgs and larps that just throw players into the deep end, and they either succeed or flail on their own outside abilities. Not my games. It's...
... enabling other people to feel interesting. Be a good listener. Be an appreciator. Reflect back to others the things they want to believe about themselves. If you want to be someone people want in their sphere, enable them to feel interesting. I know it now. And I can...
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