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Magic in the City

Originally published at John Wick Presents. You can comment here or there.

My first journal entry on game design for a new urban fantasy game is up!

Jessica and I are both fans of urban fantasy, but if you look at the choices for games in that genre… well, there’s a problem. It isn’t a problem with the games, per se, it’s more like our problem. What is that? Well, all of those games are rooted in other people’s settings. For me, whenever I make a character, it feels a lot like writing fan fiction. I’m playing with other people’s toys. Also, I have ideas for characters that just don’t fit those settings, and I have to modify my character to fit the setting.

Read more at http://ancientscroll.pl/4023/episode-1-magic-city/

Tags: dresden files, game design, john wick, pen & paper, pen and paper, urban fantasy, world of darkness
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