141 – Adapting Stories Into Roleplaying Games

The Mythcreant Podcast
We’ve all had that moment when we finish reading or watching a story and think “that would make a great roleplaying game.” But how do you turn a story into a roleplaying game? What stories actually make good roleplaying games? That’s what we’re talking about this week, including everything from the difficulties of adapting a story to the shortcomings of existing systems. Plus, what happens when you’re playing a space game but only one character can fly the ship?

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Opening and closing theme: The Princess Who Saved Herself by Jonathan Coulton. Used with permission.

Show Notes:

Harry Potter

Dresden Files RPG

Primetime Adventures

Firefly RPG


Battlestar Galactica RPG

Star Wars RPG

Eclipse Phase

The Last Ringbearer

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