10 things I love & hate about RPGs

I think about RPGs a lot. I play tabletop RPGs with my friends and video games RPGs when I'm alone. And then, of course, I write text-based RPGs in my free time. I love reading RPG rulebooks and seeing the different ways games are designed. For what it's worth, my two favorite tabletop RPGs are … Continue reading 10 things I love & hate about RPGs

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I’m a hack, and I like it that way

Writing a series is a lot of fun. I have 3+ years of work to look back over at this point. That gives me a pretty solid idea what readers/players respond to the best, and by now I know what I like writing the most. Those things don't always align (I personally like short projects … Continue reading I’m a hack, and I like it that way

If it were up to your “audience” your website would be porn

I learned an important lesson today. Over the last 3 years I've been writing trashy pulp fantasy-style text adventure games (and before that it was trashy pulp fantasy-style comics, short stories, and movies.... I guess you could say trashy pulp fantasy is my aesthetic). Anyway, the first 3 adventures in the series were classic "old … Continue reading If it were up to your “audience” your website would be porn