This jam is now over. It ran from 2019-12-05 07:00:00 to 2020-01-05 07:00:00. View 4 entries
It's been a big year for new tabletop RPGs and storygames from differently inspired designers. But a challenge is a lot of folks can't envision themselves playing them. Me too for lots of games. It's been on my mind for months. With some games it's hard to think how they're playable. Or you can't imagine any group of friends agreeing to play them. Or you worry that suggesting a certain game to your play group, or trying it would be embarrassing, or triggering, or just wouldn't happen, because of your own circumstances or for any number of reasons.
So how about a jam? A stories of storyplay jam. A fiction about playing games jam. Write the fictionalized experience of playing a game you don't think you'd otherwise ever get to play. Imagine the circumstances and players that would make it possible, and write about playing the game.
I just did one. I wrote about playing Maria Mison's Forgetting Your Touch for my patrons. Here's an excerpt:
Here's my best advice from what I learned:
And here's some rules:
Feel free to contact me with your questions!
Please use the #AStoryofStoryplay hashtag to find other people talking about the jam on Twitter and to share the game you choose to write about playing, your thoughts and process.
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