By Kevin Barthaud & Richard Lacy It’s said in writing that if you want to make things dramatic then you should have your character or characters conflicting against two of three things: the world, another character or themselves. Role-playing games often focus on the first two. You’re a bunch of adventurers taking down some bastard […]
What about Jane Austen RPGs?
Well, this February sees the launch of the Kickstarter for Good Society, a Powered by the Apocalypse Jane Austen game. I am about literally everything in that phrase. Storybrewers made the fascinating-looking Alas for the Awful Sea, which shows their love of their subject matter and the research which took place. I can’t wait to see what this is like.
As part of the Kickstarter for Grant Howitt’s Goblin Quest, he promised a hack of it called “Regency Ladies”, which ended up becoming its own different game in the book. He’s also talked about an Unbound setting where regency ladies come out to society and are given their families warmechs. I want to see a print version of this one day.