64 – When to Use House Rules

The Mythcreant Podcast

Oren, Mike, and Johnathan get into the weeds with roleplaying rulesets. They discuss problems with rules-as-written and when to follow designer intent vs. establishing house rules. Johnathan also gleefully explains why roleplaying games are just like practicing law.

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

Show Notes:

Torchbearer RPG

Torchbearer Is Fun – With House Rules

Dungeons and Dragons

5th Edition: Dungeons and Dragons Hasn’t Learned From Its Mistakes

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game

Star Wars: Saga Edition

Burning Wheel RPG

Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game

Why Mouse Guard Is Amazing

Six Overpowered Weapons in Roleplaying Games

Mage: The Ascension

Stargate SG-1

7th Sea Roleplaying Game

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