This is Beak, Feather and Bone (2020), a simple map-labeling/storytelling game about a city of ravenfolk. The game obviously draws inspiration from The Quiet Year. I personally find map making one of my favorite activities for RPGs, so games like this scratch a particular itch for me. BFB uses a provided map, with players, who […]

This is The Quiet Year, an unusual indie RPG by Avery Alder (MonsterHearts). To my knowledge, this is the first collaborative map-making game, though a few others have appeared since this came out in 2013. The Quiet Year is set in a post-apocalypse of vague aspect, just after a period of prolonged strife. Rather than […]