Nerdy Navigation

RPG From Scratch

  1. RPG From Scratch :: Episode 3 :: Races

    RPG from scratchEver wanted to create your own tabletop RPG built from everything you love about gaming, while dropping the crap you can’t stand? Listen in as as four homebrew hombres design, test, and rebalance their own RPG From Scratch.

    In this episode, we delve into some light worldbuilding to establish which races will be playable in our fantasy world, how their attributes differ, what kinds of powers they would have, and how they fit into our overarching world.

    (more…)

  2. RPG From Scratch :: Episode 2 :: Weapons & Combat Actions

    RPG from scratchEver wanted to create your own tabletop RPG built from everything you love about gaming, while dropping the crap you can’t stand? Listen in as as four homebrew hombres design, test, and rebalance their own RPG From Scratch.

    In our sophomore episode, we discuss where the rubber meets the road: combat. How do weapons work? What can you do on your turn? How much should it mirror reality and why? Is there any mechanic that can be done on one’s turn to encourage actual roleplaying during combat? We ask all of these questions and more!

    (more…)

  3. RPG From Scratch :: Episode 01 :: What We Want Out of an RPG

    RPG from scratchEver wanted to create your own tabletop RPG built from everything you love about gaming, while dropping the crap you can’t stand? Listen in as as four homebrew hombres design, test, and rebalance their own RPG From Scratch.

    Follow Josh, Doug, Maxx, and Liam, hosts of the writing podcast Bad Storytellers, as they take on the most over complicated way to have fun with your friends: tabletop gaming. Their quest? Build a roleplaying game that meets all of their needs with the end goal of sharing it with the world. Listen in on the trials and errors of tabletop game design, explore the art of mechanics and storytelling, and eventually adventure with them through epic playtesting.

    In this, our debut episode, the gang discusses their experiences with other tabletop RPGs, their grievances with those systems, what they expect from a great d20-based game, and we lay the groundwork for the major variations that will make our system unique. (more…)

Random Nerdy Show Network Posts

Skip to toolbar