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Show, Don’t Tell: Prose in Roleplaying Games

Stepping onto the staircase you hear the floorboards begin to creak and groan. As you ascend, a few spiders skitter across their webs. Finally, after a few minutes of climbing, you reach the top of the winding stairwell and are met by a sturdy wooden door with an iron handle. We’ve all encountered descriptions similar…
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Player Personas: A Guide To Understanding Your Players

The History of Player Personas To first understand player personas we first need to be back to the year, 1990. In 1990, a game designer named Richard Bartle wrote an essay about player types in Multi-User Dungeon games. In his essay, Bartle, discusses four distinct players types, how these players usually play games, phrases the…
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