Saturday, April 14, 2018

Stat Tweaks

I just playtested the very first version of the GUTS+ system with some friends today with great success! As we were playing, however, some questions came up about how stats were allocated and used. This led me to think about how I could refactor things to make them a little bit less ambiguous....

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Experience System

The GUTS+ system is built on the idea that stats should help the story rather than hinder it. I’ve gotten hung up plenty of times trying to figure out what numbers apply to which thing in other RPG systems, and I just wanted something that would be easy to remember and easy to use.


Monday, March 12, 2018


Welcome to the home of the GUTS+ System, a role-playing game system for everyone! The system itself is still in development, but I believe it is far enough along to actually begin using for your gameplay.

As you have probably read on the home page, the basics of how to play are available for free,...