Posts Tagged ‘Theology-in-RPGs’

The Ascended Conflict in my Riddleport Campaign

While I’m using Golarion as the world for my upcoming Pathfinder campaign, I’m making changes to the powers-that-be in a move that is the ultimate change in top-down planning. Spoiler warning: players in my campaign please read no further. A big dynamic in my upcoming Riddleport campaign will be the Ascended – a group of […]

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An Unneccessary Evil? – Focussing On Alignment, Part 3 of 5

This entry is part 3 in the series Focussing On Alignment

This entry is part 3 in the series Focussing On AlignmentIn part one of this 5-part examination, we presented a guest article by Garry Stahl, “The Conundrum Of Alignment”. In Part two, “A Neccessary Evil?”, I discussed the justification for alignment being part of the rules, looked at the historical precedent for oversimplified moral arguements, […]

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A Neccessary Evil? – Focussing On Alignment, Part 2 of 5

This entry is part 2 in the series Focussing On Alignment

This entry is part 2 in the series Focussing On AlignmentGarry’s Article, The Conundrum Of Alignment, which appears as part one of this series, raised some excellent points. I agree with many of them, and felt that further discussion – and an alternative point of view – was merited, since I had reached radically different […]

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An Unneccessary Evil? – Focussing On Alignment, Part 1 of 5

This entry is part 1 in the series Focussing On Alignment

This entry is part 1 in the series Focussing On AlignmentJohnn received this article submission for Roleplaying Tips, but it’s not a fit for the e-zine, which tries to be systemless as much as possible. He “didn’t read much of it because 30 years of alignment discussions puts this on my topics blacklist, even for […]

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Distilled Cultural Essence – Part 2 of 4: Expressing a different society, Section 1

This entry is part 2 in the series Distilled Cultural Essence

This entry is part 2 in the series Distilled Cultural EssenceThis is the second part of a four-part article. The first part gave a relatively straightforward technique for creating a unqiue society; this part and the next (which were originally intended to be the whole article) gives some techniques for conveying the uniqueness of the […]

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