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DoubleZero: Action Thriller Roleplaying Hippogryph Tabletop Roleplaying Zine News and Updates

Glossary: System Rather Than Rules

The official Dancing Lights Press glossary advocates for the use of the word system rather than rules. It’s pretty simple, really. I still wanted to take a moment to explain why I made the choice. System Rather Than Rules A system is a way of doing things. It’s a methodology, and hopefully an organized and […]

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DoubleZero: Action Thriller Roleplaying Hippogryph Tabletop Roleplaying Zine News and Updates

Glossary: Why Player Is In But Game Is Out

The glossary in the Dancing Lights Press “brand manual” continues to use the word player, but stresses avoidance of the word game. I want to take a moment to explain why player is in but game is out. Why Player Is In But Game Is Out The word game implies competition. There are clearly-defined winners […]

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DoubleZero: Action Thriller Roleplaying Hippogryph Tabletop Roleplaying Zine News and Updates

Glossary: Guide Instead of Gamemaster

The Dancing Lights Press “brand manual” now officially states a preference for the term guide instead of gamemaster.  This is one that I’ve gone back and forth on. Let me lay out the pros and cons, and explain why I finally landed where I did. Gamemaster The biggest advantage is that it’s a familiar term. […]

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All Issues of the Hippogryph Zine are 99¢ Each

All Issues of the Hippogryph Zine are 99¢ EachThe zine is currently on hiatus until after the release of the Hippogryph System Codex later this summer. That will be an expanded 96-page version of the d20-based, story-driven core rules presented in Issue Zero. While the zine will remain system- and setting-agnostic for the most part, […]

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Hippogryph Tabletop Roleplaying Zine News and Updates

Hippogryph Zine Info Page

There’s now an official Hippogryph Zine info page. It needs a bit of polish, but going forward it will be the central repository for news and information about the zine. This includes excerpts from various issues, articles, where you can purchase new and back issues, and frequently asked questions. Over the coming week or so […]