Con Prep and the Unexamined Life

I go deep on prepping games to run at conventions.

Indie Game Reading Club 2019: A Retrospective

Hello and welcome, welcome. It’s been a busy year! So let’s go over it all. Please read to the end, where I announce the launch of my Patreon. 🙂 2019: Games Played My two main themes of 2019 were fewer, longer runs at home and more conventions. I usually only make two conventions a year,… Continue reading Indie Game Reading Club 2019: A Retrospective

Invisible Sun: The Path

I’ve been slowly going through Invisible Sun, book by book, digging into it in as detailed a way as possible. Read the first installment of this series if you want to catch up. Caught up? Great. Let’s move on to The Path, where the “truth” of the game’s setting is revealed to the GM. This… Continue reading Invisible Sun: The Path

Zine Quest!

Kickstarter announced Zine Quest 2. I'm gonna do it. I'm making this public announcement as a way to goose myself into actually doing the thing. I've got several ideas! But I think the one I'm going to do to wet my beak is my solitaire PbtA game Tiny Dragons. It's fun, clever, sweet, and actually… Continue reading Zine Quest!

I’m Just Playing My Character: Alibis In Play

I recently wrapped up our Band of Blades campaign and thought it’d be nice to take a little break on the other side of the table. So my best buddy is running Magpie’s Masks for us for a while. Masks is a game about teen superheroes. I don’t know much about the teen supers subgenre,… Continue reading I’m Just Playing My Character: Alibis In Play