reviews

Review of DayTrippers by Jaye Foster

Jaye Foster of 6d6 fame has written a well-thought-out and detailed review of DayTrippers - both the Core Rules book and the GameMasters Guide. Jaye is no newcomer to game design himself, and his breakdown of the game's mechanical and thematic elements is pretty spot-on. If you're curious about running a game of DayTrippers, this is a good review to give you a handle on how it all fits together.

Mark Knights reviews "Golden Age Adventures"

Mark Knights of Games-Onboard.com has reviewed DayTrippers Golden Age Adventures (which is now available in PDF format at the aforementioned Games-Onboard.com).

I can’t recommend this book any more highly. if you run DayTrippers, brilliant! If you do not but you do run a sci-fi exploration game – get it. Get it now.

Traditional Gaming and Emergent Narrative: A Review of "Golden Age Adventures"

The mysterious Abstract Machine has written a thought-provoking review of Golden Age Adventures. It's actually more of an expository essay on the nature of shared emergent narrative under different playstyles, and how this may be approached in DayTrippers. Storygame or Trad? Or right up the middle? Season to your own tastes!

"These are tools that enable you to run the game however you like. That’s not a threat, it’s a promise."

DayTrippers Core Rules Reviewed at FollowMeAndDie

Larry Hamilton has written the most thorough summary of the DayTrippers core rules I've yet seen, over at followmeanddie.com If you're curious what you'll find within the pages of the core book, Larry's got you covered. His review of the DT Planet Generator last year got my attention, and I recently sent him the Core Rules to see what he thought. His full review is here.

DayTrippers Core Rules Reviewed by RPGPundit

The RPG Pundit has written part 1 of his review of DayTrippers. His first review covers the 44-page DayTrippers Core Rules book (which is the "BRP" of the system).

In general he does a good job of identifying the game's basic mechanics, which is helpful for the curious. As for his critical judgments, here are my take-aways...

DayTrippers GameMasters Guide - Review by Keith Mageau

Keith Mageau has written an in-depth review of the DayTrippers GameMasters Guide on the RollingBoxcars blog. He dives in and summarizes the main contents of each section of the book, letting you know what you will find there, which I think is very useful for any prospective Player or GM when considering a new system.