Reposted from blue collar space:
A useful method for analyzing complex systems is to find pressures and follow what things flow naturally through the system under that pressure. I tried to do this with RPGs once with limited success — I still think it’s viable, but it needs more brain-juice than I am currently willing to [...]
I really want to take a moment to give a shout-out to Johnn Four of Roleplaying Tips, which has over four-hundred guides and articles about roleplaying.
If you’re a regular feedreader, I recommend subscribing to the Roleplaying Tips feed. He’s got some great posts, like his guide to How to host the perfect game and [...]