thread: 2014-03-24 : Ask a Frequent Question...

On 2014-03-31, Vincent wrote:

Nerdwerds: I really like Magpie's honey, brie & pear pizza. I should get it more often.

Hlynrian: Just five? I think so. I'm behind my workplace's anti-games netnanny just now, so no links, you'll have to google them:

Beloved by Ben Lehman.
Dulce et Decorum by Troels Ken Pedersen.
GxB by Jake Richmond and Heather Aplington.
Steal Away Jordan by Julia Bond Ellingboe.
Wolfspell by Epidiah Ravachol.

Shane: "Am I right that all the Apocalypse powered games run that same way?"

Not really, nope.

"Do you know of games that do the same thing for other ways to gm?"

Yes. Lamentations of the Flame Princess does. I suspect (from playing it, not GMing it) that Dungeon Crawl Classics does too.

I'd look at the newest versions of Fate, too. I suspect they're on the ball.

Most indie rpgs don't try to teach a way to GM, they just tend to the GMing needs of this game in particular. Like, Dogs in the Vineyard's GMing text is good, but it's intended to teach you how to GM Dogs in the Vineyard, not to teach you a way to GM other games too.


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