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Storium – The Best Little Game You Might Not Know About

So, a while back I was making a decent number of trips across country. In order to occupy myself during long, lonely hours in the car, I got into listening to RPG podcasts. On one of these Podcasts, I heard an interview with one of the people…

Johnny’s Five - The Necessity Of The Healer

I've been on a bit of a realism kick lately. Not an “elves couldn't exist” type of realism, but a realism based on the logic of the story that is being told. One thing my musings and discussions with other gaming friends has brought up is…

‘Because Plot’ Is Not A Good Enough Reason

I just finished a major project the other night and celebrated by taking most of the next day off and watching old cartoons from my childhood. I’m not talking just watching a few episodes, more waking up at noon and watching a full season…

Things You Can Learn From Pixar’s 22 Story Rules - Part 2

Recently, Emma Coats – a storyboard artist at Pixar – tweeted a bunch of tips for telling good narratives. They’ve gotten collected into a list of 22 story basics (she has more if you check out her twitter) and they’ve exploded all over…

Things You Can Learn From Pixar’s 22 Story Basics - Part 1

Recently, Emma Coats - a storyboard artist at Pixar - tweeted a bunch of tips for telling good narratives. They’ve gotten collected into a list of 22 story basics (she has more if you check out her twitter) and they’ve exploded all over…

A Good Story Or A Good Game

A lot of my gaming friends and I are into gaming as a storytelling experience. I tend to talk about improving games and focusing on the story at the table. That is how a lot of my games go. However, some of the recent books I’ve been reading,…