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Adventure Design Tip: How Do You use Chekhov’s Gun in Gaming?

From Ben Scerri The literary principal of Chekhov’s Gun has been around since the late 19th century and has influenced every aspect of storytelling culture. However, in my experience, it has failed to fully affect gaming and the stories game masters tell. This might be due to the reactive essence of good gaming (i.e. the […]

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October 5, 2010

Scott’s Index Cards

Here’s a tip from a reader that’s been sitting on my hard drive for awhile. Now that I have this shiny blog I can finally post it! Index cards for running encounters From Scott Here are some examples of my index cards. I write them in Word then print them out onto cards. I would […]

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