Story Engine Plus Edition: Universal Rules for Scenematic Roleplaying

Story Engine Plus Edition: Universal Rules for Scenematic Roleplaying

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Story Engine Plus Edition: Universal Rules for Scenematic Roleplaying by Christian Aldridge, Brett M. Bernstein

Storytelling is one of the oldest living traditions, continuing today as theatre, literature, television and film. Roleplaying games evolved their own version of storytelling by piecing together a tale based on the outcome of dice rolls and player choices. Story Engine breathes new life into this multi-authored game format, infusing it with the fluidity of oral tradition while liberating it from the confines of turn-based mechanics.

Create characters using adjectives and phrases. Like novels, the different elements of a character all contribute to the story -- even flaws and foibles. Collaborate to tell a story of the characters. Pool resources to work as a group to solve conflicts. Narrate the outcome of scenes based on success.

This updated 2011 edition of the original ground-breaking Story Engine roleplaying game features:

  • Complete rules, plus introductory Story Bones™ rules
  • Optional rules for customizing the system
  • Extensive advice on running games
  • Three plug-ins for running different genres: Six Guns & Whiskey™ (Wild West), In the 'Zone™ (Sci-Fi), and Of Legend™ (Fantasy)
  • Plug-in for use with the Maelstrom Storytelling™ world
  • Two adventures

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780983256045
Publisher: Precis Intermedia
Publication date: 07/26/2011
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.32(d)

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