Category Archives: Role-Playing Games

The Limitations of the Bronze Rule

Many people who get entranced by Fate do so in part because of the Bronze Rule (also known as the Fate Fractal): In Fate, you can treat anything

You Don’t Have to Remember Every Aspect

Recently, I saw a person weakly trashing on Fate and telling someone to play a different system instead. That person’s chief point: “If you play [other system], you don’t have to remember everyone’s aspects.” Certainly Fate’s not perfect — no system is, and there’s stuff I definitely look at in Fate as places where we

Fate*World!

You may have seen that Dungeon World won RPGGeek’s Best of RPGs Tournament, with our own Fate being the final game it defeated. That means Fate is passe,

Respond to Your Email

Last month, Lillian Cohen-Moore wrote about some ways that people fail when it comes to using social media for business.[1] Today, I’m going to do that with email,

HK-TK: A New Beginning

Years ago, I started playing around with a game that celebrates what I love from the psychic action movie Push. I called it HK-TK, and wrote a stab of

Norden World: What the Wise Women Have Taught You

With Rob Donoghue lately talking about Dungeon World (like his well-founded criticisms of Volley and thoughts on Discern Realities), my attention is turned back to my “Norden World”