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Player Motivation

My next test will be the type of most effective motivation. There will be an enemy that I hypothesize the party will want to kill, and an enemy I think they’ll be afraid of. Each will have nearly identical stats and threat level, but their introductions will be the main difference. 1 is being hunted and teases the party by running away, while the other is provoked (even accidentally). They will ultimately need to defeat both, but...

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A New Campaign

I’m going to be starting a Kingdom Hearts themed D&D game tonight, and I thought it might be a good opportunity to record some tests on game psychology. The first one is about learning. I have 2 people pretty new to tabletop games in general and 3 people new to D&D 4E rules. So, I think I’ll work in some sort of tutorial for them. Some of my favorite tutorials are story driven ones. By creating a legitimate reason for...

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