I thought it might interesting to put my thoughts about different design decisions I’ve made with Fantasy Adventure Stories (FAST). I welcome any insights or questions in the comments. Please, attempt to make them constructive. I don’t expect that everyone will agree with my decisions and that’s fine by me.
I’m going to attempt to make the story summary a bit shorter this post so that I can concentrate on the mechanics of play. Fortunately the group went into dungeon crawl mode a bit this session so the story summary shouldn’t be terribly complex. We started with the group waking
My son finished his schoolwork on time this week and was able to join us. He made a Thief that used long swords, bows and spears (polearms). So Patchie, the Thief, joined our intrepid band of murder hobos / adventurers. The session was a bit shorter than usual tonight. We
Continuing from the previous session, the party hopped a barge to be taken up river to Laketown in search of Anneles’s apprentice, Herah. The going was a bit slow as the bargemen poled against the current, which was fairly strong. They took frequent breaks where they pulled the barge over
Before I go any further, just a quick note to remind folks that this project is not even in what I would consider an Alpha state. We played last night and in making characters, I realized that I had forgotten to put in the table for Attribute bonuses. I had
As some of you know, my son, Gabriel, is on the autism spectrum. He has a few challenges. Reading comprehension is one challenge. He’s visually oriented to an extreme. He does very well with things he can see and touch but not as well when he has to visualize things
One of the cool things about role-playing games is that they are a hybrid entertainment source. Everyone at the table (or at the computer screen as the case may be) is both an author and the audience. Most of the time we are both at the same time. However, this
Recently I’ve been wanting to scratch a certain itch in terms of role-playing. I do a lot of my playing online nowadays due to scheduling and living 9000 miles and 1 very large ocean away from most of my gaming buddies. We play Pathfinder/D&D and True20 right now as well