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Story Games Weekly #68 - The Best in Indie RPG's
Story Games Weekly #68

New Games

Encryptopedia

A systemless sourcebook for playing a campaign of shadows. This book on espionage in a fantasy world, it's full of organizations, tools, crypts and ciphers.

PDF: $9.95

Night Witches

Night Witches is a tabletop role-playing game based on Apocalypse World by Jason Morningstar about Russian women at war during WWII. As a member of the 588th Night Bomber Regiment, you’ll answer the call of your Motherland in her darkest hour.

PDF: $12, Print + PDF: $25

News

ConTessa: Spring Loaded

ConTessa has a whole day of awesome online panels lined up for Saturday, topics include playing against type, freelancing, kids in gaming, getting started with GMing, design processes, and much more!

Conversations

Now That We've Walked The Walk

Some new additions to the Larp Vocabulary coming out of the Nordic scene.

Styles of Larp

Nat Budin, part of the excellent Alleged Entertainment collective, writes about different types of larps, including Secrets and Powers, Horde, Tale-telling, and American Freeform.

Five Commandments of Intuitive Game Rules

Andy Hauge talks about what makes intuitive game rules, and the tension between being a teaching tool, and a reference.

5 Things I Learning Working On Breaking the Ice

One of my favorite games by one of my favorite designers, Emily Care Boss talks about what she learned designed Breaking the Ice.

Crowdfunding

Bulldogs! Fate Core Edition

A big update to the classic Fate sci-fi game, Bulldogs! is a tabletop role-playing game about high action space adventure. Grab your blaster and take to the stars!

Techniques

Fate's Transitive Principles

Ryan Macklin talks about various equivalencies of actions and benefits in Fate.

Dungeon World Prep: Fronts

Sarah Richardson has a great article about how she uses Fronts in Dungeon World.

I Play By Post And So Can You

A collection of handy advice for running Play by Post games.

15 Minute Futures

Quinn Murphy has a cool technique on how to build an interesting science fiction setting quickly

Support Quinn's Patreon

Starting Angles

Chris Chinn reworks Tenra Bansho Zero's emotion matrix into a more detailed way to determine on the fly character's history.

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