Shipwright. Just so my ducks are clearly in a row. Red Ink Adventures fills the function of being about quick treasure-hunting. It's Maze Rats + Into the Odd on a double-sided sheet of paper. Just add water, AKA any fast-paced adventure of your choice and dive right in. Six-siders only. While I've done some additions … Continue reading Dragonslayer Adventures
Tag yourself. I'm the fat teardrop pointing at the shooting star that is your future side-hustle of gaming. This summer I started a small gig: running RPGs online for kids on Outschool. I've since GMed for 30 players in 10 different games. It's made me a better teacher, designer, and Game Master. And did I … Continue reading So you want to make money online by running RPGs for kids?
Lists, lists, lists... This specific idea is one I stole a long while ago and have since forgotten it's origin. This is a campaign idea for Adventure Hour!, my answer to fantasy gaming with younger players, involving nothing more than a simple list. We've talked about lists before. They're quick items that are clearly visible … Continue reading The Evil League of Evil
Shipwright. Skills are cool, I guess. Making lists of stats and abilities and skills and whatever can be cool. Items are cooler, for sure. In the renewed interest in games to make things more diegetic, that is "in the game world," some designers have been moving to describe tools that are available to player characters. … Continue reading Fantasy, Harry Potter, Avatar starting packages
Shipwright. Missed you, buddy. Confession: I've been bad about posting. And I could claim there were good reasons for doing so like student teaching and volunteering and all these other things. All totally valid. But the real REAL reason is that I've been sitting on a draft of my Free Kriegspiel Revolution game for a … Continue reading Adventure Hour! Second Draft
Click the fish for the link! This is an update to the Belly of the Fishy Beast adventure, but without all of the numbers. It's system-neutral now, which makes it perfect for Adventure Hour! A couple of parents have asked for it now, so I figured that I should deliver. Enjoy!
This picture is a MASTAPEECE. Shipwright. I've had a couple people reach out about running games for kids (how to do it, what rules to use, what adventures are good) so I'm accumulating resources as I continue prep for my Outschool classes. So here are d66 sets of starting items for your Adventure Games with … Continue reading Adventure Hour! d66 Starting Packages
Card Wars. Shipwright. Here is the first draft of the game! I may becoming a professional GM in the near future. I mean, I play fantasy games for a hobby, so why not dream a little? I was shown an online service called Outschool that connects teachers and students, allowing teachers to run the classes … Continue reading Adventure Hour! Pitch and Draft