Stress for Wooded Adventures (ItO, Cairn, Into the Wyrd and Wild)

Guess this counts for Dolmenwood too. Have yet to read/play... Been playing more Darkest Dungeon (my way, of course). Sudden urge to run it as an RPG (as with most things I watch or play). Looked for stress mechanics for Into the Odd (not very far, I'll admit). Stumbled back upon Cairn (lots of cool … Continue reading Stress for Wooded Adventures (ItO, Cairn, Into the Wyrd and Wild)

Classic Fantasy Starting Packages for Into the Odd

I asked around on the Electric Bastionland Discord Server for classic fantasy character packages for Into the Odd. Chris has written about how the implied industrial setting of ItO is intentional, but when I’m going for more Dark Souls than Bloodborne, I’m not a big fan of guns in the game (though I allow for … Continue reading Classic Fantasy Starting Packages for Into the Odd

Diegetic Advancement Triggers to Emulate a Genre

If finding treasure is the game, reward that. If brewing potions is the game, reward that. If summoning spooky pillars of purple smoke is the game, be careful. A. Shipwright. On the post about diegetic advancement triggers, I got a comment: Amazing stuff. What do you think would be cool advancement triggers for campaigns inspired … Continue reading Diegetic Advancement Triggers to Emulate a Genre