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Written in the 1800's, 36 Dramatic Situations, boils down plots to their basic elements. If you are preparing your next campaign or are running one now, use this guide to mine every situation for the dramatic elements.

Do you need more drama? Do you want your players to be more invested in your story? Then reading this guide is what you are looking for. Hey, it's FREE!

This PDF is adapted from a 1921 public domain English translation of an 1895 French work by Georges Polti.

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November 16th, 2018
These dramatic situations are all violent and include things like rape, sexual assault, and kidnapping. They assume the woman is the one needing rescuing or has betrayed a man. They are very "old school" and do not reflect diversity or inclus [...]
July 9th, 2018
This is a copy-and-paste job on the century-old English translation, except it's just the headings. The one-page introduction slapped onto this version can be summed up as "Pick one of these situations." This document adds nothing to the orig [...]
March 13th, 2016
More for writers then for RPG module creators as it just gives the basic plot or subplots of all novels. If you are a hack and slash creator then this will not be very helpful. If you are going for a more twisted plot it can prove very helpful. [...]
February 27th, 2016
Hmm. Back in drama school I only learned there was 12 universal plots. But this is a good way to plots your plots. And each plot has a half dozen or more variations listed. And of course you can add two or three togeather to really confuse by giving se [...]
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