Monthly Archives: April 2020

Anniversary Episode



Sara and Rob have had a year of shows branching topics, genres, and systems. Tonight they put it aside to take questions and enjoy some questions from listeners. Also, for those who were present, some giveaways! Listen in as Sara and Rob celebrate their first year of Storyteller Conclave!


Making RPG’s Accessable



Many gamers today have tons of books, dice, mats, minis, music files, apps and sites they utilize. But what happens when some of this is inaccessible to your players? This week, thanks to a contributor, Sara and Rob dive into how to assist, adapt and play in a world with players and characters with disabilities. 

Links:

The Mary Sue: The Surprising Ways Blind Players Have Made Games Like Dungeons & Dragons Accessible
Fate Accessibility Toolkit • Prototype Edition

 

 


A return to honor, from murder hobos



Throughout gaming we have fought our fair share of monsters, but is it necessary? We find that most rules are geared toward combat as a “means to an end”, but how does that make us heroic? This week Sara and Rob discuss murder and mayhem in storytelling. And what makes a good, or bad, reputation.


Ebb and Flow



No matter the story, there exists a narrative flow that follows the protagonists. But, the protagonists are not always in control of that flow, and do not always dictate events. Sara & Rob discuss the ebb and flow of the narrative, and the best ways to handle the protagonists being at the mercy of the plot.

We also take some time to answer a few listener questions from our Discord server!

Listen to us live, every Wednesday night at 7pm EST, at http://www.mixlr.com/storyteller-conclave.

Find us on Twitter (@st_conclave) – Instagram (st_conclave)
Support the show by joining our Patreon : https://www.patreon.com/StorytellerConclave

Please join us on Discord, to submit questions for the show, chat with Rob, Sara, and other Storytellers, and read over the detailed show-notes for more information and links to stuff we may not have been able to detail during the show! Discord : https://t.co/7H8p1lGYqG


Plot Twists and Red Herrings



One of the most memorable plot devices in our arsenals as Storytellers is the plot twist! Nothing gobsmacks your players more than when the big reveal is entirely unexpected! In the spirit of April Fools, Sara & Rob talk about Plot Twists and Red Herrings.

We also take some time to answer a few listener questions from our Discord server!

Listen to us live, every Wednesday night at 7pm EST, at http://www.mixlr.com/storyteller-conclave.

Find us on Twitter (@st_conclave) – Instagram (st_conclave)
Support the show by joining our Patreon : https://www.patreon.com/StorytellerConclave

Please join us on Discord, to submit questions for the show, chat with Rob, Sara, and other Storytellers, and read over the detailed show-notes for more information and links to stuff we may not have been able to detail during the show! Discord : https://t.co/7H8p1lGYqG


Contemporary games



D&D is certainly the most popular Tabletop RPG out there, but it’s far from the only setting for storytelling! Contemporary games set in the modern era can be just as exciting as their fantasy counterparts, though offer some unique challenges and considerations to run effectively. This week, Sara and Rob discuss the peaks and pitfalls of contemporary game settings.