W.H. Arthur

Tabletop RPG Designer

Hello, my name is Arthur. You can find my games on itch.io and DriveThruRPG. If you want to see more games being made, consider supporting my Patreon. The blog below contains my musings on tabletop RPG, and is irregularly updated.


September 10, 2020

I have created Guided by the Sun System Reference Document (SRD), which contains instruction on how to create your own Guided by the Sun game based on the mechanics of The Sol Survivor.

Guided by the Sun is a GM-less & card-based system, where players tell the story of...

May 29, 2020

Here is another compilation of tweets that I have previously posted on Twitter. You can get Taels of the Heisty Vixens here: https://aryl-ether.itch.io/taels-of-the-heisty-vixens. It is free to claim until 19th of June, 2020.

I am going to talk about the three (out of s...

May 26, 2020

Previously, I have host the Asian Martial Arts by Asian Creators Game Jam with Sam (@BabblegumSam) and Pammu (@TheDovetailor). My submission for the jam is Secret Texts of the Martial Jungle, a #SwordDream-adjacent wuxia TTRPG. Here are some design notes that I initial...

February 10, 2020

Last month, I released Mall Zombies on itch.io, a mini-RPG on scavenging supplies in a shopping mall during a zombie apocalypse, which doubles as a satire on police brutality. It is a storytelling game for 1-5 players, requiring a deck of poker cards and writing materi...

October 13, 2019

A huge thanks to Alex, Charlie, Joanna, Michał and Rhys for play-testing THE SOL SURVIVOR with me. Once upon a time, there was a horrible drought when the ten suns were in the sky. An overzealous archer shot all of them down and plunged the world into eternal twilight....

April 19, 2019

I paid money for domain and hosting, yet I have been neglecting this website. Maybe I should start a Patreon creator account and write my blog posts over there instead. That way, I would be earning money instead of losing it.

Anyway, I have not been posting on my blog b...

January 27, 2019

Overall, I cannot express how much I love Urban Shadows and how much I enjoy running it. I would recommend everyone into tabletop RPG and urban fantasy to give it a go.

January 18, 2019

The Sol Survivor is a GM-less RPG/story telling game played using a deck of cards.

September 30, 2018

In short, an RPG is a story the players tell about their characters, and the GM is here to facilitate it, not the other way round.

August 30, 2018

I have written up the basic rules for Turning Toothbrush into Tentacles.

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