Design Principles

Try New Things – Growth comes from change. Don’t be satisfied with the familiar just because it is comfortable.

Don’t Reinvent The Wheel – Not everything needs to be new. Start with a familiar foundation.

Tweak Existing Paradigms – Take something familiar and change just one thing. Add something, subtract something or just turn it to face a different way.

Mechanical Consistency – Avoid making special rules for ad-hoc situations. Be consistent throughout the rules about how mechanics are applied.

Thematic Consistency – All elements must fit into the world properly. Not everything will make the cut.

Fantastic Action Requires Fantastic Resources – Everything has a cost.

Avoid Paradigm Traps – Try to avoid getting caught in the existing paradigms of fantasy roleplay so much that flexibility and choice suffer.


3 Responses to “Design Principles”

  1. I just found this page…

    How long has it been here?

    D

  2. About a week or so 🙂

  3. Like the new website header picture…

    D

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