Two Sides: One Epic is a collection of scenarios submitted for a scenario design contest sponsored by Happy Jack's RPG Podcast. The entries are system neutral, statless, creative-commons-licensed scenarios designed to fit on two sides of a single 8.5"x11" sheet of paper. The genre of a scenario was determined by selecting from a list of 'tags' (see below).
from the introduction:
In April of 2012, we began formulating a one-page adventure writing contest with the ultimate goal being to create a collection of adventures that game masters could use as a resource for their own games. Additionally, we felt it would be interesting to get a glimpse into essentially other game masters' game notes.
Most game masters work in a sort of vacuum, since we rarely discuss how we organize our adventure notes, let alone allow other people to peruse them. One of the purposes of this contest was to create a collection of brief adventures in the hopes that all of use might discover ways to improve our own adventure writing and game notes organization.
We received 48 entries by judging time. We had six judges, and each judge was handed a small stack of randomly sorted adventures to evaluate on the following criteria:
- Exemplification of Tags (Science Fiction, Modern, Historical, Alt. History, Pulp, Gritty, Horror, Intrigue, Comedy, Other and Amaaaazing!)
- Presentation and Organization