In the third part of his series on creating horror in games, Billy tells us that moderation is key in all things, but especially when invoking madness.
Voting for the 2012 ENnies has opened! Fandible gives a few endorsements for our favorite role playing games of the year.
In the second part of his series on creating horror stories for RPGs, Billy advocates a time honored method for GMs to get new ideas: theft.
How can history be a starting point for an RPG? Jesus gives two examples of the historical research he’s done to create stories for Fortune’s Fool and Unhallowed Metropolis – two very different settings with deep historical roots.
Great monsters are key to any successful horror game. Great characters are equally important. But so are setting, theme, and style. Each one must blend into the other in order to keep your game tense, without it falling to overly obtuse and cliche. It isn’t like I haven’t fallen into these traps before when running earlier games and I’ll probably fall into more later on in life, but, there are a few things that people can do to keep from failing when running or creating a horror story. Over the next several weeks, I’ll be sharing some of my tips and tricks for crafting the psychological horror New World of Darkness games featured on the Fandible podcast.
When I’m not busy here on Fandible, I’m a contributor to the Gaming as Women blog. My latest post about my Fandible exploits has been posted – my reflections on playing The First/Boudicca in our Deathwatch campaign. Fans of the campaign should definitely take a look!
With the establishment of the Fanditube, the Fandible Youtube channel, we thought it appropriate to display the most inspirational and cultured example of media possible. Thus, Billy put all his charisma and talents into this sparkling rendition of Goodnight Barsher. Please Enoy.
With the establishment of the Fanditube, the Fandible Youtube channel, we thought it appropriate to display the most inspirational and cultured example of media possible. Thus, Billy put all his charisma and talents into this sparkling rendition of Goodnight Barsher. Please Enjoy. Future videos will be displayed on the Fandiblog for your enjoyment.