Weaving it together – the final chapter. Boris Balkan:Â Now you can watch! You can’t come with me… I must travel alone but you can look on and marvel. Dean Corso: That’s very kind of you. Boris Balkan: Indeed it is. There have been men who have been burned alive or disemboweled for a glimpse of […]Read more "epic preparation – p9 – Conclusions"
Actionplan Now we’re almost at the end of our epic-campaign guide and towards the end we got a key to success back hidden here. Let’s hope you find it useful since unless you’re already doing it with an actionplan and timeline you might find the concept a little strange and uncommon. The actionplanÂ should be yourÂ final […]Read more "epic preparation – p8 – Actionplan"
Political setup …or eeks – why should I do that? Politics… It’s easy – because you’ve got some really powerful characters running around and politics are always interested in having the big ones on their side. So we’ll have a close look to the politics of various groups, regions and perhaps individuals that are parts […]Read more "epic preparation – p7 – Politics"
NPC definition and setup according to character backgrounds You hopefully still remember part four of this guide where we took a few (more or less) random characters and interweaved them to our player’sÂ character-backgrounds. Now we will take a closer look onto a few of them and add some more to make this a bit more […]Read more "epic preparation – p6 – NPCs"
Background interweaving So you’ve got your world up and ready, now we get back to a bit character work, by now you should know your characters pretty well and probably they know each other well, too. It’s your part that you enhance your player’s work by adding additional contacts and build a network with good […]Read more "epic preparation – p4 – Interweaving"