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[Tales of a GM] – Love Sparks, Part 2: GM Replies

Love Sparks, Part 2: GM Replies

Phil Nicholls blogs at Tales of a GM, where he writes about narrative gaming, faster prep and more story. He is currently running a HeroQuest Glorantha campaign in a home-brew setting. Phil has written for Johnn Four’s Roleplaying Tips newsletter and produced a selection of self-published pdfs.

This essay is taken from the archives at Tales of a GM.

http://talesofagm.com/

As I explained last week, the comprehensive Guidance chapter of Sparks RPG is a wonderful source of GM advice from Jason Pitre. This essay builds upon the idea of the character sheet as a love letter to the GM. The focus for today is how the GM should reply to the Player.

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[Tales of a GM] – Love Sparks, Part 1: Dear GM . . .

Love Sparks, Part 1: Dear GM . . .

Phil Nicholls blogs at Tales of a GM, where he writes about narrative gaming, faster prep and more story. He is currently running a HeroQuest Glorantha campaign in a home-brew setting. Phil has written for Johnn Four’s Roleplaying Tips newsletter and produced a selection of self-published pdfs.

This essay is taken from the archives at Tales of a GM.

http://talesofagm.com/

The comprehensive Guidance chapter of Spark RPG is a wonderful source of GM advice from Jason Pitre. Today I want to highlight the section where Jason points out the love letter every Player writes to the GM.

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Spark is designed by Jason Pitre, and published by Genesis of Legend Publishing in 2013...

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[Tales of a GM] – GMC Body Language

GMC Body Language

Phil Nicholls blogs at Tales of a GM, where he writes about narrative gaming, faster prep and more story. He is currently running a HeroQuest Glorantha campaign in a home-brew setting. Phil has written for Johnn Four’s Roleplaying Tips newsletter and produced a selection of self-published pdfs.

This essay is taken from the archives at Tales of a GM.

http://talesofagm.com/

My weakest area as a GM is my portrayal of GMCs. Thus, the most relevant part of the comprehensive Guidance chapter of the Sparks RPG by Jason Pitre was the GMC advice. This essay expands upon Jason’s suggestions.

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[Tales of a GM] – Story Sparks: Seven Principles of Storytelling

Story Sparks: Seven Principles of Storytelling.

Phil Nicholls blogs at Tales of a GM, where he writes about narrative gaming, faster prep and more story. He is currently running a HeroQuest Glorantha campaign in a home-brew setting. Phil has written for Johnn Four’s Roleplaying Tips newsletter and has a selection of self-published pdfs.

This essay is taken from the archives at Tales of a GM.
http://talesofagm.com/

Roleplaying is a game about story, but the rule books rarely explore how to maximise the story within the game. One indie book to do this is Spark RPG by Jason Pitre.

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Spark was designed by Jason Pitre, and published by Genesis of Legend Publishing in 2013. This storytelling RPG spotlights building worlds and challenging the characters’ beliefs within those worlds...

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