Vignette Test: Monster of the Week to Unknown Armies

So, the experiment of taking an Unknown Armies setup and fast-pacing it through Monsters of the Week was a lot of fun.

How things played out was inevitably different as the MOTW hunters had very different motives to the UA cabal. But there were some emotional and situational echoes from the one shot that helped me make better GMing decisions in the campaign episode.

From Crunchy and Complex to Lean and Simple: a Campaign Development Experiment

From Crunchy and Complex to Lean and Simple: a Campaign Development Experiment

The Unknown Armies campaign I’m running is quite a complex beast. I’ve been thinking about how to tighten it up and simplify it, without sacrificing its essential occult conspiracy richness. So I’m spinning out a couple of storylines for a frightful Monster of the Week Halloween mini-arc. Without even playing the results, I’m already seeing benefits through the prep process.