Running a One-Shot adventure of a short-form story can be challenging, and a lot of fun.
Here you will find a guide on preparing and running a short-form TTRPG and a Submission form to book a Misadventure Wednesday table
- 13 Mar 2024, 7:00 pmSt Aidan's Hall, 20 Williamson Ave, Strathmore VIC 3041, AustraliaFAILURE IS AN OPTION… As dignitaries crowd in the foyer, stormclouds gather above the gothic facade of Varkenbluff Museum. Across the street, a cloaked figure watches with deep foreboding, convinced that only she understands the terrible danger soon to be borne upon the city.
Short-Form RPG Guide
Use ready-made characters to jump straight into the action, ensuring immediate engagement without extensive character development. Supply a couple more characters, ie. 8 chatcters for 6 players.
Focus on one central theme or quest to keep the story cohesive and direct, avoiding complex subplots that can't be resolved quickly.
Design a simple, engaging plot with clear objectives for each session, leading to a satisfying conclusion within the limited timeframe.
Action and Momentum:
Keep the game moving with action-packed scenes and challenges, ensuring a fast pace to fit the short campaign structure.
Set your adventure in a few well-defined locations to enhance depth without needing extensive world-building.
Plan a definitive ending that can be realistically achieved, providing a sense of closure and accomplishment for the players.