In this first in a series of glances at how to make your own pen and paper RPG system, we’ll look at the foundational aspects that need to be undertaken and considered before diving headlong into the creative process.
Curious about the Titan Mauler barbarian archetype? I break it down to see how well it does it's job, since Third Edition's solution to the idea of wielding large weapons (Monkey Grip) totally failed.
Let's take a look at the kensai archetype from Ultimate Combat, including a small sample build to get you started.
Character creation can either be a chore or tons of fun. I go through the process or helping new players build a character in Savage Worlds.
UPDATE 7/29/2015: I just released my tutorial on how to play as monsters in Diablo 3! This is my third article on how to play as monsters in various video games. Today I will be teaching you how to play as any demon, undead or beast you can...
So, you want to become the best roleplayer known to man, eh? Perhaps you're new. Perhaps you've been told you weren't "literate" enough or that your content isn't good enough. Perhaps you're a good roleplayer, but you want to get better. Well,...
Now that you’ve decided (or at least have some ideas about) the genre, complexity, role and medium of your RPG (after reading part 1) You’re ready to start working on your Character Sheets. Here are some basic ideas to consider while you’re working:
Writing an RPG Adventure is all about knowing where to start and where to end it then the rest is nudging players to the finish. Writing it also requires three basic techniques: linear strategy, sandboxing, and modularity.
The best ways to level up skills in the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Spells that you can repeatedly cast, as well as things to buy and do to get all your skills up to level 100 ASAP.
Creating maps for RPGs is a labour of love. You can go all out and create a map with high detail or just scratch a few lines on a piece of scrap paper. It all depends on you what you want.