Posted by Harry Heckel
I love pen and paper roleplaying games. I’ve run games for over thirty years and written multiple game products. When I’m asked what games are my favorites, I have trouble reducing the list below my top ten. I also know that there are several great games I haven’t played. Yet.
When I’m asked what games someone should learn to be a great gamemaster, there are three that come to mind… Dungeons & Dragons (in any of its myriad forms) because it’s the most well-known, Champions because it’s a beautiful complicated wonder of mathematics that actually produces cool characters, and Amber Diceless Roleplaying because when you play a game without dice, you learn a tremendous amount about stories. Read the rest of this entry →