Byronic Roleplaying? Lord Vincent Smallpees (R51 D58 O21) wants to seduce Lady Margaret Whateley (R45 D55 O23), the wife of his best friend Alfred Thompson. He choses to tell her he's been loving her for such a long time, that his heart will shatter if she ever refuses to be kind, or something like that. His Actor choses to roll below Vincent's Despair ; he rolls: it's a 11, which is a Success. Cowabunga!
Welcome to Wuthering Heights: The Roleplaying Game
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posted by grabbingsand
on Oct 2, 2003 -
is an online RPG that's "a simulation of what it is like to be a power player in the movie industry today." Take on the role of studio head, agent, producer, critic, or journalist and make virtual movies
every bit as crappy as the ones that the real Hollywood churns out!
posted by MrBaliHai
on Apr 6, 2003 -
How to survive any RPG
- a 'one size fits all' guide to Role Playing Games. As anyone who has played the Final Fantasy series knows, RPGs are full of cliches
. In my opinion, the best RPG I ever played was Chrono Trigger
, (its referred two quite a bit in those two lists) and modern game such as Neverwinter Nights
don't seem to hold my attention. Perhaps the way forward is to cross genres, mixing RPG with other games, such as First Person Shooters and Real Time Strategies.
posted by Orange Goblin
on Feb 12, 2003 -
, which although they say it's unfinished, seems pretty functional and very cool.
posted by mikhail
on Oct 4, 2002 -
, beneath the cover of an innocuous-looking retail operation, those with true Power have built a facility to imprison forces man was not meant to know . . . things we were never meant to comprehend... dare you peek inside
posted by zeoslap
on Jul 16, 2002 -
[Bear with; it's a little slow but yes it works.]
posted by louie
on Oct 23, 2001 -
Bin Laden starring in his own arcade game.
Some people have too much free time, or, perhaps it's a stress reliever... or marketing scheme... or who knows. Bin Laden is becoming quite the famous guy... soon, instead of the faceless enemy in RPG games, it'll be him.
posted by tsidel
on Oct 15, 2001 -
Considering marriage? Now, with the RPG You Stupid Bitch!
you can experience the bliss of marriage (or, as the author of the game puts it, "the struggles between two manipulative vipers") with only your imagination and some old D&D dice. In a more literary mood? Try the Wuthering Heights RPG
. [Original link via Portal of Evil
posted by arco
on Sep 29, 2001 -
Steve Jackson Games
, the makers of such fine pen-and-paper RPGs as Gurps
, has been running a blog
since 1994. I've been reading it since 1996, and I just now realized: it was the first blog I've ever read. In addition to release information, they also post game industry news, personal stories, and even the Illuminated Site of the Week
, all with intimacy and personality we've come to expect from blogs.
posted by tweebiscuit
on May 22, 2001 -