This concise first volume of Worldbuilding For Writers, Gamers and Other Creators provides straightforward guidance on how to model the astronomical elements of an Earth-like planet for your storyworld setting. Author and storyworld creator Matthew Wayne Selznick ("Brave Men Run -- A Novel of the Sovereign Era") explains the science and helps you through the (basic) math required to:
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Becoming a Better Writer Through Roleplaying is a series of essays on using RPGs to improve your writing, how and why you should build a fandom, horror and the heroine's journey, writing fight scenes, and point of view (both the fourth person point of view, if such a thing even exists, and the second person point of view).
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YourWorlds is a template for creating your own narrative-focused and light roleplaying game. It is a stripped-down presentation of the basic rules found in the QuestWorlds SRD with a searchable @ symbol added to make it easy to find the sections that may need additions or changes. PDF and MS Word versions are both included with your purchase.
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How to best describe Landscapes?
It’s important to give your audience (readers or fellow gamers) a sense of place. That is, a landscape they can identify with and/or visualize.The difficulty here is placing a feature, a moment or a mark on the landscape that's memorable and (more importantly) indigenous to the landscape. This is exactly what these... [click here for more]
When you play games often, and especially when you play many different games, at some point you might notice that the playing routine starts to get really similar and linear each time you play. Player behavior as well as your own behavior as a game master can easily become all too uniform if you do not vary the game experience enough. This book covers suggestions for many different techniques that,... [click here for more]
Many young artist and experienced illustrators often find it hard to get started on an image, or to find the right poses for these figures. Avalon is here to help. Using our fast and easy to use Pose Books you can simply trace or copy the pose you want, and get right to work. Use the poses in this and our other books to build scenes, compose figures images and to create dynamic character art.
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The hardest part for many LARP organizers is knowing how to set up Mood Lighting for their events. Below are instructions that if followed, to allow you to create Homemade Set Lamps that will help to immerse your Players in their environment. ... [click here for more]
Grab the AEIOUS SPC features and get to know Stories, Places, and Creatures that are found in the World of AEIOUS.
This issue contains a story about a group of friends who encounter a mysterious charred man and their consequent battles. Is it just an ordinary encounter on a Friday night? Or does it spell something big and sinister down the line? This issue also features a place called the Ego Man,... [click here for more]
Get this introductory book and learn how characters are built from scratch and designed according to your concept and ideals.
This blueprint also contains a description of a combat exchange using the game system along with a story format of this exchange for better appreciation.
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