Exalted: Planning Your First Game

It is often said that Exalted is a game where you, as the Storyteller, can’t plan for your players’ shenanigans. It is said that the player characters are too powerful to be contained within some kind of planned narrative. This is an exaggeration. Exalted is a very different game to storytell compared to many otherContinue reading “Exalted: Planning Your First Game”

Cyberpunk Red: Themes & Presentation

HIGH TECH, LOW LIFE While technology and transhumanism are huge selling points for the Cyberpunk franchise, another one is the underdog who barks at its master; the urchin who challenges the king. One of the core tenets of the genre has always been “high tech, low life,” and its depictions of the streets have beenContinue reading “Cyberpunk Red: Themes & Presentation”

Storytelling for Powerful Characters

Some roleplaying games, such as Exalted, let players take the roles of immensely powerful characters. I think that most people who have frequented Exalted forums or hang around with people who talk a lot about the game, have probably read or heard that a Game Master cannot plan a game of Exalted because the PCsContinue reading “Storytelling for Powerful Characters”

Introducing a tabletop roleplaying game to your friends

Do you want your friends to try playing a tabletop roleplaying game? Are you upset that your group only plays D&D and does not seem to want to play anything else? Do you want to slam your fist in the table and tell your group that tabletop roleplaying games are an extremely diverse hobby thatContinue reading “Introducing a tabletop roleplaying game to your friends”

Storytelling For Powerful Characters

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