Making it a Baker's Dozen
In the Risus Companion (not required for play), S. John Ross refers to The Dozen Endeavors; 12 things you might want to incorporate into your clichés (Athletics; Persuading; Communication & Protocol; Detection; Driving, Riding & Piloting; Gadgeteering; The Medical Arts; Wilderness Mastery; Scholarship; Intrusion; Combat; and Magic). I was wondering if we could make this a baker’s...
Risus Monkey's Random Map →
I linked to what I think was the original of this before, but it is nice to see someone from the Risus community change it up a bit.
Where to now Mr. Peabody?
While many great Risus sites disappeared with GeoCities, much of the content remains available via the Wayback Machine. A public service announcement brought to you by Risus TOTM.
Risus Conflict Simulator
Gaming Social Contract
I’ve seen a lot of discussion lately about how important it is to have a “social contract” for your game. If you haven’t heard of this, it is basically the ground rules for what style of play your are going for (funny, serious, Indiana Jones, etc.). I agree that this is something important to do. Instead of blathering on about what might work, I will simply direct you to...
Samples of Play
People always seem to be looking for samples of play for Risus. Here are some nifty ones to check out at Silverlode: http://www.velvet-edge.com/examples/chase_01.html http://www.velvet-edge.com/examples/combat_01.html http://www.velvet-edge.com/examples/combat_02.html http://www.velvet-edge.com/examples/combat_03.html http://www.velvet-edge.com/episodes/silverlode1908_ep_01.html ...
Free download: Risus Old School Fantasy...
Yeah! My complete Risus-based old school fantasy game “Helden & Abenteuer” is ready to download :) http://rettungswurf.wordpress.com/2010/02/06/zum-download-bereit-helden-abenteuer/
Pikachu, I Choose You!
Not really. This post is about settings. I think it is very important to think about the logic in your setting: how do people live, what are things like, etc. If you don’t have a clue about the day to day of life in the setting, it comes off as a little “off” when you stop to think about it. A lot of people enjoy Pokemon. They did some things in a smart way: start the...