In the next tent-pole chapter our protagonists will be at a location with all the principle murder suspects. In this edit/re-write I’ll be focusing on emphasizing these suspects and strengthening red-herrings for the plot. Because of this, I have chosen to represent each character with a unique figure to paint. Introducing, the unusual suspects!
Tag Archives: rPG
Writing Partner: A Killing Machine
Its blade may be dull and its armor rusted but don’t underestimate the danger of this machine. It has one goal and it will never stop.
Writing Partner: Two For One Rehabilitation Special
Fixing up two old minis while working on two new stories.
Upping Your Game: Fallout Through Abstraction
The final part of our exploration of playing Fallout on the tabletop.
Upping Your Game: Fallout with Proprietary Dice
Now, in preparation to discuss this topic, I finally had an excuse to crack the book open. However, when I began reading it, doubt crept into my mind. Had I made a mistake?
Upping Your Game: Fallout With Friends
A few months ago, I was picking some brains for ideas for this series. I told my friends I was going to be writing about story-telling through gaming and asked what topics I should discuss. One of them gave me this little gem: “You should figure out how to make Fallout 76 good!”
Upping Your Game: RPG Characters as Writing Prompts Part 2
Among the refuse, Clot found peers. The rats were like him: dirty, despised, discarded. But they were also strong. He saw in them the fire of survivors. That was something worth embracing.
Upping Your Game: RPG Characters as Writing Prompts
I’m going to break down an old strategy I have for making engaging NPCs and player characters for tabletop RPGs.
An Introduction to “Upping Your Game”
You might be wondering: Jacob, you’re a writer trying to promote his craft, so why write about games? The answer to that is actually pretty simple: I write about them because they inspire me.
Making a writing partner.
They help me write and by the time I’m done a project I usually have a fully painted mini.