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Juegos de Rol (Role-Playing Games)
Discussion about role-playing theory and design
You will find here links to forums and blogs about
theory and design of role-playing games.
In the Spanish version there are also small essays,
translations, and texts about theory, design and indie games.
Forums and blogs
- Salgan al Sol:
Active forums for Spanish speakers about design of role-playing games.
- Story Games:
Forums of a community of designers and players dedicated to
The tone is colloquial and you may find any kind of topics related:
contests, meetings, theory, designs, actual play, etc. Many indie
designers are active members.
- The Forge:
Forums dedicated to the develop and promotion of independent
role-playing games (indie-RPGs).
Moderated by Ron Edwards. It contains huge archives of foundation
discussions and comments about play, theoretical aspects, applied
theory, actual play, and how all this affects design.
It also have comments about the develop of classic and well-known
indie games, as well as forums moderated by the authors of those
games where they may give support to players.
There is also a collection of old articles containing the terminology
and reference explanations about GNS, Creative Agenda, and the Big Model.
The Blog of D. Vincet Baker (a.k.a. lumpley).
Huge store of personal discussion where you can find also many
general ideas and lessons about applied theory and basic design
techniques. Always with the personal point of view of Vincent.
- Socratic Design:
The Blog of Troy Costisick. You may find introductions and
basic discussions to understand the theoretical design concepts
of role-playing games.
- Game Design is about Structure:
Blog of Eero Tuovinen. Any kind of related discussions, from theoretical
aspects to how fashions and popular culture affect role-playing games.
- John H. Kim Role-Playing Game Page:
Articles about theory and design, reviews, examples, and an encyclopedic
list of role-playing games of any kind.
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