About This Site
What is an RPG?
Bigass List of Games
Systems & Reviews
This site is divided into a number of features. The primary features
are the three indexes: of game companies, of published RPGs, and
of free RPGs available on the web. I also have a section of articles,
broken into several categories.
- News of updates to my site, which I am currently trying
to update bi-weekly or monthly.
About This Site
- History of this site, technical details, and a little
blurb on myself.
What are Role-playing Games?
- A beginner's introduction that covers a variety of types of
RPGs, as well as a survey of different forms of role-playing
that go on around the world.
Game Companies Listing
- Capsule description and links/contact info for over 350 companies
that make RPG products.
- Detailed entries for nearly every RPG ever printed. It includes
author, publication date, publishing company, and capsule
description for over 700 RPGs, including entries in seven
Free Role-Playing Games
- Links and capsule descriptions for hundreds of RPGs that are
available free over the web. Each entry includes
estimated page count, file format, and keywords.
Murder Mystery Games
- This is an introduction and links for various murder mystery
party games, including a complete freeware mystery game by
Styles of Play
- This is a collection of articles and discussion applicable to
just about any RPG game. The articles are about how RPGs
are played, inspired by discussion on the Usenet newsgroup
- This is a collection of my thoughts on game design, broken
into articles analyzing different types of RPG mechanics like
dice rolling, class and template systems, and so forth.
Articles and Reviews
- Links to material by me devoted to specific RPG systems:
including GURPS, Hero, D&D,
Aberrant, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and
others. This includes a number of in-depth reviews of
Games and Copyright
- These are notes about issues of copyright and trademark law,
focussing on how they apply to role-playing games and other
non-computer games (i.e. card games, board games, etc.).
A History of My Campaigns
- In chronological order, including those I have run, many of those
I have played in, and a few potential campaigns.
Miscellaneous RPG Links
- This is a personal list of role-playing links which I found
interesting, which is only haphazardly organized and pruned.
John H. Kim
Last modified: Tue Apr 15 17:31:58 2003