Grumpy Wizard’s Reviews and Recommendations

I want to be clear about what I review, how I review, and why. Reviews get more traffic than most other types of posts. I don't do many of them. If views and followers were my primary metric, I would do more reviews, but I don't. This isn't a review site and I don't want …

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A Review of Narrative Designer: Fabulator Ludus by Stephen E. Dinehart IV

Last week I finished reading Narrative Designer: Fabulator Ludus. It's an interesting book and I've been thinking hard about what to say about it. For regular readers of this blog, I recommend this book as a set of first principles to consider when you are designing material for your tabletop role-playing games. Stephen's book is intended to apply to a broad array of designed experiences of which tabletop role-playing games would be one. Much of what he has to say is in line with my own perspectives.