Tag Archives: Choson

Broken Tiger: Tales of a Divided Throne

So far, I’ve been calling my planned setting/system for a second-world Korea Choson, which was the name I was using for a previous game set during the Imjin War that I ran at Gen Con 2008. That is no longer … Continue reading

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Systemized Choson

I have many ideas for the new Choson RPG – new name forthcoming – and much of that is tied to system. Like Centurion, I’m starting this from the ground up, with no inspiration spurring me on. I have an … Continue reading

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Choosing Choson

I am resurrecting Choson. Not the nation/dynasty, but the idea for an RPG. And I’m a little bit excited about it. Let’s hope the enthusiasm lasts. Here’s the thing, I have never really created a setting for publication. Well, that’s … Continue reading

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Hierarchy and Choson

Okay, so during the Nefertiti Overdrive doubt delay, let’s look once again at Choson. The four factors that I wanted to include in Choson included two mechanical decisions and two historical concepts: simplicity, narrative control, historical Korea’s strict hierarchy, and … Continue reading

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Ease of Face Punchin’ in Choson

Last post, I mentioned two of the factors of historical Korean society that I hoped to include were I to do re-design my RPG Choson. But there are at least two other factors I want as part of the design. … Continue reading

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What Has Choson Ever Done For Us?

Revisiting and working through Choson – a role-playing game set in historical Korea – is a more likely outcome than working on Pandora Excess (needs new name) – a tabletop RPG inspired by Borderlands – because Choson would be closer … Continue reading

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Remembering Choson

Back in 2008, I made a game called Choson to run for the crew from Fist Full of Comics and Games. It was set, as might be guessed by the title, in Choson era Korea. Looking at it now, I … Continue reading

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