Thinking About Dungeons
Easy-Map 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 , Growing, Invisible 1 - 2 - 3 , Pre-mapped, Sinking (& Floating), Temporal, Tumbling 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 .
The Dungeon is:
Designed to be easier for players to map 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
Continuously getting larger
Invisible 1 - 2 - 3
On a map players have before they've ever visited it
Sinking in liquid (or floating)
Visited at various stages in time
Rotating through its vertical axis 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
Slightly longer looks at game related topics:
How do we deal with realism in a fantasy world?
Who Built The Fountain of Gender Exchange?
How much detail should a dungeon product contain?
Detail & Dungeon Design
Is D&D about ambition?
What RPGs Are About
or maybe the American story of Rags to Riches?
Medieval America, Punters, and the D&D Endgame
well, Western RPGs might be more about the Law,
The Western, Law, and the Fuse
Looking at the deadliness of old school games,
On Death: Addendum
and a newer piece thinking about raising dead characters,
The Wages of Death
Looking at always attractive but problematic psionics,
The Problem with Psionics
And thinking about assumptions that seem to have become generally accepted for recent versions of D&D,
What's an Encounter?