February has been a month full of beta programs like For Honor and Ghost Recon: Wildlands and I’ve been stockpiling footage from those games to put on youtube sometime shortly. I haven’t stopped working on Atlas though (For Honor matchmaking times take long enough that I’ve been able to write waiting for games) and what… Continue reading Atlas is Taking Forever, Quick Update on Why
So this is a quick summary of where the Combat Pillar has landed at the moment and how it will work in Atlas Spire. I just released an early draft of the Combat Pillar for my Patreon supporter(s) on Sunday, but already I’ve made some idea changes, and I thought I’d take a consensus to… Continue reading Writing Atlas: Combat Pillar 1.1?
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Hey, we’re back. Last year I was talking about the Travel pillar when I stopped, but I kind of wanted to move away from it to the classes because I wanted to write those first instead. So, I’m putting a pin in the Travel Pillar for a while to talk about Classes because it’s probably… Continue reading Writing Atlas: Spells and the Sorcerer / Wizard Classes
Not an article, obviously, but posting here will automatically post this to all those social medias I have so it’ll save me some time. Anyway, taking a short break from the articles about Atlas until after the New Year. I still have to get the patreon page in order and I want to have a… Continue reading Taking a Break For the New Year
So I’ll start with the Overland Travel because I think that’s what people expect when talking about Travel rules. I’m not a huge fan of using maps. I like the “theater of the mind” approach when it comes to gameplay. I kind of follow through with this on my approach to Overland Travel as well.… Continue reading Writing Atlas: Travel Pillar pt-2
Travel is a staple of tabletop RPGs, even if nobody really mentions it or travelling in-game gets glanced over because the plot is happening somewhere far away and the players need to be there to make the fun happen. But Travel itself can be fun. It can add a whole layer of depth to a… Continue reading Writing Atlas: Travel Pillar pt-1