Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Problem with the Jack-of-all-Trades

Hello and welcome! As we’ve been developing and playtesting Forthright Open Roleplay, one particular type of Vocation keeps being mentioned as being missing from the list of Vocations, with various suggestions on how we could do it.  Namely, the Jack-of-all-Trades, a Vocation that effectively encompasses all Vocations, but either without some of the perks or with a smaller… Read More »

Missing the Point of Rules

Hello again! I have recently read some arguments that rulebooks should not contain certain rules.  There are two major camps that do not want these rules in their rulebooks, and their arguments run roughly along these lines:  You are too independent and small to need to define “roleplaying,” because only people already into the hobby… Read More »