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    Learn From Your Failures in Starforged: Using a failure track, players can mark setbacks and eventually “Learn from Their Failures,” leading to narrative choices that enhance character development. This system turns failures into opportunities for reflection and improvement.

    Pocketforge: Companion app for playing Ironsworn and Ironsworn: Starforged.

    Dungeon World: Tabletop RPG that combines classic fantasy with modern rules. It is built on the PbtA engine and emphasizes narrative gameplay, encouraging players to create rich stories through their actions.

    Ironsworn: Tabletop RPG designed for solo, co-op, and guided play. Set in a dark fantasy world, players make vows and embark on quests that drive the narrative forward. The game is known for its robust mechanics that support storytelling.

    How to Play PbtA (Powered by the Apocalypse): Ironsworn (and Ironsworn Starforged) is a Powered by the Apocalypse (PbtA) game, but there are many others. This video explains what PbtA is and what the subset of games in this video have in common (as well as some differences). Pretty interesting stuff.