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CPA: Game Master's Guide

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This page gives a simple and light guide to game masters wanting to run this system.

The CPA Core Priorities:

Core priorities are what all the players and game masters should focus on during the conversation of the game. Every other rule supports these.

  1. The player characters' lives should be exciting and interesting.
  2. The game should be full of interesting decisions for the players to make.
  3. The game should be about being immersed in exploring mysterious worlds, and changing them according to your goals.
  4. The players should occasionally surprise the game master and the game master should occasionally surprise the players.
  5. Everyone should have a good time.

Principles for playing CPA:

How to run scenarios in CPA:

Starter Kit Scenarios

For several ready-to-play adventure modules that play well with this system, click here:

Random Generators & Oracles:

When you need some inspiration for new content for your game, you can use my free Ancient Quests Random Generators

to get ideas.