Society for Interactive Literature West

Game Design

Essays by Stephen R. Balzac and Aimee Yermish on creating Live Action Role Playing games. Many were originally published in Metagame, the Journal of the SIL.

The Prisoners' Dilemma
Did You Hear About the Time When...?
Keep It Simple
Writing Characters
The Illusion of Freewill
Take a Number
An Afterlife?
Game Space and Game Reality
From the Static to the Dynamic
Those Insignificant Details
Putting it Together

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