In the last post on long-distance D&D (2 weeks ago) I expounded on time. This time it’s supplies. I bet you expected space, but no. Space should be abstract. The tale of a fairytale kingdom across seven forests and six sees, five months of travel away sounds fantastic. The tale of an orc-goblin kingdom 2,276 miles away, with 1,600 light infantry and 400 heavy infantry is horrible and dull.* Also, yes, this post is also a suggestion to go and support the WTF rpg and art patreon.
What’s the end game of an RPG? Just keep stacking up XP? So cash is just a way to buy XP? I think that’s stupid. Infinite power and infinite gold are goals for boring, one-dimensional characters. For damned cartoon villains. … more >>>