Tabletop RPGs: Index

Question: Does my tabletop roleplaying game need an index? Answer: Yes. Okay, okay, there are many exceptions to this rule. If you’re putting together the spiritual descendent of Kobolds Ate My Baby, sure, an index might not be necessary. If you’re planning on putting most of your resources into an …

Computer-Based RPGs: Quest Logs

The quest log is one of my favorite interface developments for single-player, computer-based roleplaying games. If, like me, you have a rotten memory for details (particularly made-up details that have to fight for brainspace with stuff like “it’s my mother’s birthday”), then the automatic quest log is like the Post-it …