Good writing follows specific formulas. Screenplays follow the Three Act Structure, and RPG adventures follow the Five Room Dungeon Model. I thought I’d spend the next several days examining the formula and create an original adventure using it.
Before that, I wanted to talk about what a dungeon actually is and what I mean by that term. Since an RPG is basically a group storytelling session, and several sessions together are basically serial fiction, I’ll use the serial fiction that most of us are familiar with — television shows — to set the foundation. Continue reading “5 Room Dungeon, Before We Begin…”