Monthly Archives: April 2014


Hello everybody! I’d like to start by thanking the Raleigh Tabletop Roleplayers group for hosting the 2014 Gamemaster’s Fair last week, and for allowing us to run Forthright Open Roleplay at two different tables.  Thank you guys!  And thanks also to the players who came out to play this relatively unknown, still-not-finished game. One of the things… Read More »

Scenes of Adventure!

Hello again! Today we’re going to be at the Raleigh Tabletop Roleplaying GM Fair and, for the first time in a couple of years, we’ll all be able to attend.  Ray will be running an adventure called “The Explorer’s Ball” and I’ll be running one called “The Ballad of the Black Whale,” both in Forthright Open Roleplay of… Read More »

Let Mortal Combat Begin

Hello and welcome back! This week we release our Combat Chapter.  Our goal with our combat rules was to maintain a tactical feeling so that the decisions you make in combat can change your chances for success and survival, while at the same time speeding up play so that no one has the chance to… Read More »

Random Characters: On the Road

In this installment of Random Characters, I present a small selection (d6 rollable!) of characters for your group to meet during their travels. These are quick sketches based on the generator output. You can read more about the game terms in the complete current ruleset. Characters Noyondo, Heir of House Moontree travels by himself in the form… Read More »

Social Rules Updated!

Hello everyone! I’d like to begin today’s post by thanking everyone who talked with us last night at the RTR Casual Meetup.  I’d also like to give a special thanks to the RTR leadership, who have been so terrifically supportive of us as we develop Forthright Open Roleplay.  You guys are all great! Today we don’t… Read More »

Random Character: The Transporters, Two Takes

A Hafelven Trickster / Driver / Pacifist: Known for being optimistic, having a dedicated rival, and pursuing creation of something new. Game Terms: In Forthright Open Roleplay, a Hafleven is the child of an elf and a human.  A Trickster wears deception like it is a pair of comfortable shoes, and she can get quite far… Read More »