Tag Archives: Open GUMSHOE

From the Bubbling Vat of Playtesting a New GUMSHOE Rule Arises

One of the great things about in-house playtesting is that an off-the-cuff improvisation can suddenly prove so apt that it goes immediately into the rules draft. Or rather, the players can suddenly all at once cry, “That’s so cool! You’ve got to make that a rule!” [Cue flashback music as image goes swirly] Why, I […]

The GUMSHOE System Reference Document

As a result of the Hillfolk Kickstarter, the GUMSHOE is now available under the Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution Unported License. The document is a reference for game designers, and is not tuned to teach the game, or provide a playable game experience. If you’re looking for a playable game, seek out such Pelgrane Press titles […]

See Page XX: SRD or SDD?

See P. XX A column on roleplaying by Robin D. Laws SRD or SDD? With editorial for Hillfolk and Blood on the Snow completed, it’s time to take a break from DramaSystem to work on another of the obligations arising from our November Kickstarter. That would be the System Reference Document for Open GUMSHOE. On […]

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