Under the Hood – Borrowing Parts: Related Borrowing

Borrowing Parts: Related Borrowing By The Warden Before picking up where we left off, let’s talk about inspiration for a bit. Writing is all about working with inspiration and drawing from the works of your predecessors. Not matter how much you try, something typed onto the computer will be influenced by books you’ve read, games you’ve played, and systems you adore. Even your choice...

Under the Hood – Borrowing Parts: Licensed Borrowing

Borrowing Parts: Licensed Borrowing By The Warden You may want to use an existing engine, but that doesn’t mean you have to use it for the same purpose. The same goes with choosing to work with an existing RPG system. One of the perks I’ve been able to enjoy over the past year is talking game design with other game designers. Online and locally, it’s been great to have some one-on-one-on-one...