73: West Marches
In this episode, we discuss West Marches, a style of sandbox play which is designed for a large group of players. It also ties in nicely with the new campaign we’re about to start running for our higher-tier Patreon supporters – a West Marches game with a big pool of players and revolving GMs (Matt & Liam). So without further ado, here’s our thoughts about West Marches, including how we’d tweak it.
Show music is Berserkir by Danheim.
- Ars Ludi West Marches post: http://arsludi.lamemage.com/index.php/78/grand-experiments-west-marches/
- Matt Colville’s video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGAC-gBoX9k
- Imgur abstract hexmap: https://imgur.com/a/SVjv5
- Invision (online whiteboard): https://www.invisionapp.com/
- Google Sheets WIP campaign workbook: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1swJqRWlcg0gzJfrDifjHMzvhBr_Y45QdVXq0YDyclkQ/edit?usp=sharing
- Reddit – tweaking the WM map: https://www.reddit.com/r/rpg/comments/63f5eb/the_playermap_in_a_west_marches_campaign/
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