P is for Paladin and Heathen

Every day (for the next 26 days) I’ll feature a 200 Word RPG along with some musings and comments. View the whole alphabet here.

As a Christian I simply couldn’t resist this one, as my wife and I had many religious conversations and disagreements when we first met. Paladin and Heathen by Luke S Hendrix is built for two people, a paladin who captured and is escorting a heathen.

The question prompts are interesting, and I love how the heathen picks their core ideals while the paladin selects their duty and virtues. One is measures their life from within, one from without. What a great dynamic to center conversations and disagreements. The implication that the two could fall in love (even if that doesn’t happen) also adds another layer of conversation and role-playing.

I just love this, and will hopefully convince my wife to play it sometime soon!