Dice Tales : Essays on Role-playing Games and Storytelling
by Marie Brennan


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Some people play roleplaying-games for the challenge; others play them for the story. Award-winning fantasy author and freelance game writer Marie Brennan is unabashedly in the latter camp. In these essays she looks at tabletop and live-action RPGs from a narrative perspective, exploring the ways the framework of a game can generate and support (or undermine) your tale. Whether you are a player or a game master, Dice Tales offers insights on every facet of RPG storytelling, including:

  • generating characters with rich narrative potential
  • scaling plot as PCs become more powerful
  • managing the interaction between rules and roleplay
  • campaign planning at different stages
  • the social dynamics of collaborative creation
  • and more!

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    Overview

    Some people play roleplaying-games for the challenge; others play them for the story. Award-winning fantasy author and freelance game writer Marie Brennan is unabashedly in the latter camp. In these essays she looks at tabletop and live-action RPGs from a narrative perspective, exploring the ways the framework of a game can generate and support (or undermine) your tale. Whether you are a player or a game master, Dice Tales offers insights on every facet of RPG storytelling, including:

  • generating characters with rich narrative potential
  • scaling plot as PCs become more powerful
  • managing the interaction between rules and roleplay
  • campaign planning at different stages
  • the social dynamics of collaborative creation
  • and more!


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    • ISBN: 9781611386844
    • Publisher: Book View Cafe
    • Date: July 2017
     
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