Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the Course

    • Welcome Video Introducing Guardian Adventures Programming

    • Guard Up, Inc. Statement of Copyright and Course Use Policy:

  • 2

    Chapter One: The Basics - Why Role-Play?

  • 3

    Chapter Two: Brave New Worlds - Which will you choose?

    • Chapter Two: Brave New Worlds

    • Introduction to Story Worlds - Ethos

    • Intro to theming - Why Theming Matters

  • 4

    Chapter Three: Player Mechanics - Welcome to the table

    • Chapter Three: Player Mechanics

    • Player Groups: Why Players Join the Game

    • Character Classes: How the Players Approach the Game

    • Character Skills: What the Players Do in the Game

    • Character Skills: Advanced Discussion

    • Character Sheets

    • Groups, Classes, and Skill Review -- Cheating with the Reference Document encouraged!

  • 5

    Chapter Four: Story Mechanics - The who, what, and where of adventure!

    • Chapter Four: Story Mechanics

    • Allies and Antagonists

    • Scenes and Immersion

    • Character Advancement and Reward: Why the Players Keep Coming Back

    • Optional Rewards

    • Chapter Four: Quiz

  • 6

    Chapter Five: Running the Game - Facilitating your own adventure!

    • Chapter Five: Running the Game

    • Assisting Players Through the Narrative

    • Bringing It All Together: Constructing a Narrative and Building a World

    • Running a Battle in the UGS Online --- Have At You!

    • Mock Online Play-through and Battle Mechanics

    • Chapter Five: Quiz

  • 7

    Thank You and Assets

    • Outro Video: Thank You and Good Luck!

    • Marketing Materials

    • Digital UGS Assets