13th Age organized play is coming, which is exciting. And it presents a challenge: Knowing that people will bring different expectations and styles of play to the table, how do we ensure that everyone has fun? Designing fun-optimized materials is obviously a big part of that, but so is setting ground rules and expectations for the event.
Thus, the 13th Age Organized Play Harassment Policy.
Getting is right was important to us. Thankfully Anna Kreider (Thou Art But a Warrior, Go Make Me a Sandwich and this excellent Page XX article on sexism in gaming) was available to help us draft it. Anna also provided valuable feedback and reality checks at every step.
Along with the core principles of 13th Age OP, we included a section to help GMs implement and enforce the policy.