The indie TTRPG scene, on the other hand, is brimming with smart, innovative designs based around the mental, emotional, and social lives of individual player characters.
A system to produce randomly designed spacecraft interior maps for tabletop RPGs.
Themed and dynamic encounter tables that can be used for inspiration, flavour or even trigger essential events in your campaign.
If you are looking to GM for the very first time or just looking for a new table top RPG to run, you can try out Mutant: Year Zero using just a free PDF and some spare six-sided dice you scavenge from board games.
Some characters in Black Armada's Last Fleet RPG may be sleeper agents. How does that work?
For a minute, let’s just stop. We’ve come a long way together. If you have read Genre Police from the very beginning, then when the article after this one comes out, you’ll have read fifty of these things. I want to take a moment to review what we’ve been doing and show you a way of using that back catalogue of articles in a constructive fashion. For a couple of years now, I’ve been producing content that helps you understand and ape the feeling and intent of genres so that you can apply them to any RPG you plan to run.…
A variety of RPGs provide mechanical effects that affect the use of violence in a game.
The Generator has two components that work differently. The first is the visual map generator which requires you to roll d8 and d12, cross-reference the results and add the resulting element to your map.
Your character kills a kidnapper and saves a child. Do you roleplay the effect that killing has on your player character?
Running a combat encounter can be one of the toughest challenges any GM faces.