PaizoCon Online 2023 – Mysteries in RPGs

Who doesn’t love a good mystery? They can be great to include in roleplaying games, but sometimes, the search for clues can derail the best-laid plans of even the most talented GM. In this panel, we’ll discuss techniques on how best to present mysteries in your games, chat about our own mysterious inspirations, and maybe even shed light on some mysteries that we’ve presented but haven’t yet answered—as long as that mystery isn’t “How did Aroden die?” of course!

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The Know Direction Network’s PaizoCon Online 2023 seminar coverage is shared with permission from Paizo Inc. Videos of the events are available on demand on Paizo’s YouTube channel.

Ryan Costello

What started as one gamer wanting to talk about his love of a game grew into a podcast network. Ryan founded what would become the Know Direction Podcast network with Jason "Jay" Dubsky, his friend and fellow 3.5 enthusiast. They and their game group moved on to Pathfinder, and the Know Direction podcast network was born. Now married and a father, Ryan continues to serve the network as the director of logistics and co-host of Upshift podcast, dedicated to the Essence20 RPG system he writes for and helped design. You can find out more about Ryan and the history of the network in this episode of Presenting: