Mothership has made some excellent changes to the Stress and Panic system. I'm very grateful to them for doing this.
Tag: Mental Health
Mental health in horror RPGs
Cthulhu Dark and Trophy Dark have a different way to model harm, including mental harm, and this approach provides a fantastic model for other games. Even in horror gaming - I would say especially in horror gaming - we all should retain the ability to decide what to explore, and systems like the one outlined above give us the opportunity to do that.
Replacing the Sanity system in Mothership
The Sanity (Stress and Panic) system in Mothership doesn't appeal to me, and my friends playing the game have commented on it as well. What could we do instead?