The Imperial System Basic Overview

Post by Peter Watson-Wailes

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When I sat down to create The Imperial System (referred to as TIS throughout), I had three aims in mind: Low reliance on combat, to the point where you could play an entire campaign and never fight anyone Characters should start off strong Everything should reflect the theme of choice,…

Player Tips: Less is More

Post by Peter Watson-Wailes

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One of the biggest challenges with the larger RPG titles (I'm thinking specifically here of D&D, Pathfinder and their ilk) is the breadth of choice they offer players. They're often said to be generally more engaging for both players and GMs when the party is at a low…

We're Live!

Post by Peter Watson-Wailes

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After 18 months of work, we're starting to draw near to a launch now. Firstly, thanks to everyone who's helped playtest Triumvene. Secondly, thanks to all those who've signed up in the first day! It's so exciting to see people wanting to play what we've been making. By way of…

Voice Acting: How to Change Your Voice

Post by Peter Watson-Wailes

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As part of how I GM, I like to change my voice for more interesting NPCs. Whilst minor NPCs will simply get their actions and questions shown, if I think someone has a possibility of showing up again, I'll take a moment to note down a few basic pointers. Race,…

Voice Acting Warm-Ups, Tongue Twisters and Practice Lines

Post by Peter Watson-Wailes

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Please note: The Usual Disclaimer applies as always. For those of you who are part of a more acting-heavy game, or who do voices for their NPCs, you need to make sure you're getting your voice ready before a session. Here's a quick guide to ensure you don't strain anything…