James is the creator of award-winning storytelling games 'Once Upon a Time' and 'The Extrodinary Adventures of Baron Munchausen'.
StoryJam is a Roleplaying game with no complex rulebooks or secret handshakes, designed to be ideal for new players.
Just gather some friends, download the app, and you can start playing immediately.
"It drags the creative side of people out, even the stubborn ones, and at the end of it I guarantee somebody will say "that would make an amazing film"."
— Max, Playtester
...but it's not actually available yet. You can sign up to beta test and start playing soon!
Create your own storysets and settings for StoryJam with this handy web-app.
The StoryJam community exists to discuss improvised storytelling techniques, share our homemade Storysets, and to talk about the stories we wrote (and what we plan to do with them!)
A StoryJam podcast is on the way - an epic story, improvised by a cast highly skilled roleplayers, improvisers, actors and comedians. As a taster, here's is a wonderful game from the awesome RPG Podcast The Rusty Quill.
"StoryJam Live!" is an Improv Roleplaying show hosted by Ed Croft, creator of StoryJam, and his brother Tommy. Together, they are Jollyboat - a comedy double act who tour the world singing nerdy comedy songs.
An interactive show, where shouting out and joining in is heartily encouraged - together with the audience we create a world, create a character for the audience, and go on an adventure.
★★★★★ "It’s wonderful to see a comedy duo with such natural chemistry who clearly love to make each other laugh."
- Broadway Baby
★★★★★ "It won’t be long before the Jollyboat boys are boarding the fame galleon and plundering richly deserved booty"
- Three Weeks
★★★★★ "Essential viewing... before they become even more successful"
- LS Media
Ed Croft is a multi-class Comedian / Game-Designer. He travels the world with his brother Tommy, singing comedy songs as Jollyboat, and performing the live show of StoryJam.
Thanks to everybody who helped playtest the game: