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A New Approach to Diceless Role-Playing.

Tweet I’ve always wanted to experiment with diceless role-playing ever since I heard of Amber diceless way back in the early 1990s. I experimented with a strictly narativist system in the mid-1990s but I found the whole process to be fraught with pitfalls. By using the set of blank dice pictured to the left (or above — who knows how this post will lay-out…), I was able to run a diceless game and gain all the benefits without the pitfalls. Here are a few of the advantages I noticed in the playtest session. No worries about a single roll messing up my plans. We’ve all been there — you’ve got the story headed in just the right direction, everything’s going as planned, and then one of your players scores a critical hit. The … Read entire article »

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