Players who will read and memorize two dozen volumes of background material for a published setting won't read a three-page background summary that you wrote for your own world.
Also known as "The Second 3W Rule".
Snark's Laws of Gaming: The Law of Attention Spans
It's funny; when people first started talking about ebooks, there was a feeling that they'd catch on more for reference books than casual reading,…
Yes, My Esteemed Audience, Your Obedient Serpent finally has a Twitter account. @athelind, of course.
When I was six years old, my father, a newspaper publisher, took me into work to show off the brand-new, state-of-the-art layout and compositioning…