Jan 31st, 2015
Icons and Anchors
Recorded at Metatopia 2013
Presented by Rob Donoghue & Jason Pitre.
Icons and anchors are fascinating pieces of RPG design technology, establishing people and organizations within settings that are strongly tied to player characters and to each other. Let’s talk about how these can be effectively used in your own game designs.
1) My own summary of the mechanic: Examining Icons in Design
3) Chris Chin’s discussion of Keys, in the other excellent article.
4) And the economic devastation of the Identify skill over at Project Multiplexer