Breaking a long-standing tradition with RPG Kickstarters, I’ve been able to exactly hit my target for getting the primary reward out to backers! As of this morning emails with download links have been sent to all backers, and for those with hardbacks coming, those have been sent off to the printers and they should arrive… Continue reading Kickstarter rewards going out to backers today!
While the art is still underway, I do now have some examples of the final art which I’ve placed into my master document, and goodness me but I’m pleased with the way things are coming along! Great art really does lift a book! Art by Goran Delic Art by Caitlyn Art by Jeff Brown Shanty… Continue reading First Art On Pages
The Kickstarter campaign to raise money for additional Starguild art was a roaring success, with 190 backers raising a total of £5,548 for the cause. My next steps are to arrange details of the art with the three artists who are involved, and to send out backer questionnaires to all the backers to gain the… Continue reading Kickstarter completed successfully!
I’ve just participated in a lovely chat on the #RPGNet channel for a couple of hours, answering questions about Starguild. The transcript is now available on the website where they keep all their past chats, please do pop over and have a read! https://gmshoe.wordpress.com/2016/02/12/qa-alex-white-starguild/
Within the Starguild game, Conviction is what gives characters their edge while adventuring. It represents the determination that you mean what you say, and have the gumption to carry it through to the end… The bitter end if needs be. It is best thought of and used as a renewable resource which ebbs and flows during a… Continue reading What is Conviction?
The NPC (or Non-Player Character) is a crucial part of almost any role playing game. It is someone with agency just like the characters which the players are running, but it doesn’t belong to any of them. It is run by the referee instead. Often it isn’t necessary to have much written down about the… Continue reading The Design of NPCs
This is just a short blog post to present the conflict introduction page – it gives the briefest of introductions to social, dramatic and violent conflict, and has a simple table that shows the consequences of degrees of failure when attempting to resist those consequences. It is a 1-page PDF download conflict-intro If you have… Continue reading The Conflict Introduction