Putting More History in Your Story at Gencon 2013

JohnAlternateHistoryRPGBoth RPGs and fiction draw heavily on historical cultures and narratives, even for a new setting. This panel recorded at Gencon 2013 discusses how real history can be twisted, altered, mashed up, or remixed to create compelling games. It features industry veterans Keith Baker, Jessica Banks, Kenneth Hite, and Lewis Pulsipher.

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  1 comment for “Putting More History in Your Story at Gencon 2013

  1. Fridrik
    January 17, 2014 at 4:40 am

    Jessica Banks: “Star Wars is the Roman Empire in space. What happens when you extend to far and the edges get kinda rebelly?”

    ***Mind Blown*** Now I’m looking at all the other fantasy work and wondering what real world history hides under the mask.

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