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FlexTale™ is an attempt to make roleplaying game adventure content dynamic and interesting.  A module created using FlexTale is different each time it is run.  Treasure, monsters, plot activities, NPC backstories and character arcs, and various actions and plot elements can all occur differently.

Simple, easy-to-understand spins on well-established conventions are used to make all of the following possible:

  • Differences in probabilities for individual outcomes.
  • Scalable” monsters and rewards that more appropriately match the level and power of the PCs.
  • Proportional rewards, measured against the strength of a relationship or other conditions.
  • Circumstantial content, restricted to certain conditions or prerequisites.

Differences can occur using the roll of dice, or the GM can simply choose the content that s/he prefers or feels would be most engaging to the play group.

FlexTale is a pen-and-paper gaming technology that is used to power all games from Infinium Game Studio, including the upcoming Dark Obelisk: Berinncorte, a massive city-based adventure and the first component in an ongoing Adventure Path.

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July 21st, 2016
Solid ideas here... a bit disappointing there wasn't much to it. It's just an explanation of a concept that sounds really cool, and would make adventures tons more flexible... but there's no adventure here. Guess I'll just wait for something that ac [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on July 20, 2016.