|Eow Links 44|
Eow Links 44
"Eow" for End Of Week. TTRPG Links I gathered during the week. This is iteration 44.
Still on the road, between antigen tests and family dinners, I had to skip a whole two days of blog posts, hence the shorter list below. My favourite is "Arnesonian" play.
First was the hook to pull things together. Bitter experience has shown that there needs to be a good match between the strength of the bonds holding the group together and the type of campaign being run or it turns into a mess.
I’ve accepted that my purchase decisions are more about emotion and aesthetic than anything that makes logical sense.
This left me with Constitution. And it would have been weird to have one of the Ability Scores be just like the “old ones”, so I renamed it to Stamina, even if it effectively the same.
The common idea of "Arnesonian play" must therefore be a kind of myth.
She referred to herself as a "witch" and used altered states of consciousness to make her art. She often called herself "Thorn", much like a craft name. But her friends all called her Roie.
Nothing plays out worse than declaring a goal that cannot be obtained. Don't make threats, make promises.
Those who have read their Tocqueville will recognise in Ambroy something akin to the dismal portrait he depicts of the fate of democracy.
But whoever was compositing the exact text in each case, at this point Gygax was comfortable, or felt it was a requirement, to produce adventures with very elaborate and extensive descriptive text for many or most encounter areas.