John's thread on spontaneous games reminded me of a tabletop RPG project on
Kickstarter currently that seems like it might be of interest to other *
Everway* fans. Mystic
* *is something like *Everway* meets *Exalted* meets *In a Wicked Age* meets
*Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles* -- a combo with a lot of exciting
One of its most intriguing aspects is the game's peer-reviewed roleplaying
system. Character powers are based on personality traits -- the more that
the other players at the table see your character exhibiting a personality
trait, the more that you will be able to develop the corresponding power.
I'm pretty excited about this mechanic's potential to serve as a bridge for
players more used to the crunchy character progression systems of
traditional RPGs (D&D, World of Darkness, etc) to more narrative games like
There's also a free
you can check out if you want to learn more.
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