One of the fun things about LitRPG is that it's a fairly wide-reaching genre. While there are still relatively few books published under the banner, it's not hard to go back and find classic works that could fit in today's genre.Of course, you don't have to limit yourself to books to do this. You can just as easily look at movies and figure out how well they fit into LitRPG … [Read more...] about Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle: LitRPG?
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LitRPG -short for Literary RPG - is a sub-genre of fiction that combines sci-fi and fantasy. Read more about the LitRPG Definition over at the new (retro) forum for all things geek.
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As Dungeons and Dragons began to find some success with its more popular settings, there was a sense that players wanted more. Most of the settings only concentrated on small areas of their constructed worlds, leaving a great deal of room for DMs to create their own new areas within those settings.It should come as no surprise that TSR thought they could tap into that same … [Read more...] about RPG Legends: Al-Qadim
In the world of literature, a long-runner might have a dozen novels over the course of a few decades. By those standards, Xanth is something else entirely. With over forty novels released in forty years, it's a titan of the fantasy genre. Taking the time to look at the world of Xanth and its denizens is a fantastic way to get acquainted with this cornerstone of the fantasy … [Read more...] about Piers Anthony: The Magic of Xanth
Some of the greatest CRPGs were built from the bones of table top games. One series, though, managed to blaze its own trail. Sure, Fallout has its roots on the table and borrows liberally from earlier games, but it's become something of its own. This game series is nothing short of a phenomenon, a series that has managed to entrance players over the course of over twenty … [Read more...] about RPG Legends: Fallout
When most people think of role playing games, they think of fantasy settings. After all, the origins of the genre were strongly tinged with fantasy and most of the games that followed tried to copy what was already successful. There have been some games, though, that have seen more potential in these games. Their creators realized that the mechanics could be adapted to almost … [Read more...] about RPG Legends: Shadowrun