Story Games


90 – GMing for Beginners

The Mythcreant Podcast The game master has a lot of responsibilities. They choose the system, they stay up late planning the story, they help the players come up with character concepts. It’s intimidating to the inexperienced, but it doesn’t have to be. Join us this week as Mike … read more »

Metrofinál Makes God Mode Interesting

Metrofinál Transantiago, by Jonathan Walton, is a story game about the apocalypse. Not a minor disaster, the complete end of days. Eight bodhisattvas—people of such unimaginable spiritual power that they are essentially gods—are wandering the world as it crumbles into ashes. Their task: pave the … read more »

The Deep Forest Subverts Destructive Tropes

The Deep Forest is a collaboration by Avery McDaldno and Mark Diaz Truman, published by Buried Without Ceremony. It’s a reinterpretation of McDaldno’s earlier game, The Quiet Year, which is a mapmaking game about a small post-apocalyptic community’s struggle to survive in a harsh environment. … read more »