We all struggle with it (well, at least many of us struggle with it) — how do you write an adventure that your players will love? Here’s a collection of adventure creation resources available on the web:
- 6 Endangered Adventure Ideas. From Bard of Valiant. “This list of 10 endangered animals caught my attention because with each entry they included a paragraph for ‘What you can do about it’…. I love it so much, they inspired 6 adventure ideas.”
- Beware the Dangers of Writing an Adventure Entirely for Yourself Instead of Your Gaming Group. From LivingDice. Adviced on making sure you’re writing an adventure your whole group will enjoy.
- Creating Adventures from Small Ideas. From Roleplaying Tips. Using a small idea to create a big adventure.
- The Fantasy Oracle. “The Fantasy Oracle helps you instantly generate a fun situation for your fantasy role-playing game tonight.”
- James Cameron on Creating Fun RPG Adventures. From Gnome Stew. Advice on creating adventures based on an quote from James Cameron.
- Need a jump-start on adventure writing?. From The RPG Athenaeum. Using legends as a basis for writing adventures.
- Plotting Adventures. From Abstract XP. A three-part series on writing adventure plots. In fact, this whole blog has a number of articles on writing adventures. Check out their archives.
- Preparation of Material for a Roleplaying Adventure. From Roleplaying Tips. Advice on how to decide the depth of information you need to write a campaign or adventure.
- Roleplaying: Designing Good Roleplaying Adventures. From The Dead One. Things to keep in mind as you’re writing your adventure.
- Your teacher was right … Creating Adventures with the Six W’s. One of my own posts on using who, what, when, where, why, and how questions to build adventures.
There’s tons more information about this out there. Tomorrow I’ll continue with articles on adventure writing from the rest of my blogroll.