Tagged: fiction

A Fictional Night in the Life of a Fictional Spy

A Fictional Night in the Life of a Fictional Spy

Guest author Michael Evans provides a look at what a story in certain popular series of spy novels and movies could have looked like if Gary Gygax’s idea of truly competitive “chess tournament”-like D&D had actually happened. The Bond and the Battlefield James Bond walks into a smoke-filled, casino-like room. The smoke isn’t...

My RPG Sessions Do Not Generate Fiction

My RPG Sessions Do Not Generate Fiction

My RPG sessions do not generate fiction, at least not in any meaningful sense for the more common meanings of fiction. As I run sandbox campaigns, they don’t even play out pre-written stories as (railroaded) adventures. I mention this because there are a fair number of people in the RPG community who see...