I'm trying to run my "adventures" in multiple-session runs of 3-6
sessions. Still, I give out hero points at the end of every session,
generally 4 or 5. And at the end of the "adventure" (I think of it
like a feature film, with the option for sequels) I'm planning on
giving out a bigger batch of hero points (I'm thinking it'll be at
> Hi guys,
> Like Mike, I also run my games like a giant soap opera. There's
> subconflicts going on all at once, so they don't usually "tie up"
> adventures in any sense. My sessions are 2-4 hours long, about
every 2 weeks.
> My award criteria are as follows:
> -3-5 at the beginning of each session(usually 1-3 will be used by
the end of the
> -Another 1-5 depending primarily on the roleplaying, less
on "success". I also
> consider what and WHY folks spent HPs during play to also be an
> about what matters, and will often replace those spent HP if they
seemed in the lines
> of good roleplaying.
> While this comes out to about 4-8 per sesson(minus 1 to 3 in play),
it works fine for
> me. I don't want to play a single campaign for years and years. A
few months is fine
> by me.
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