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These are the places you can regularly hear and/or see me talking about gaming or doing the thing and streaming some play. Links are both in the pictures and in the text beneath.
Here’s the link where I store my links.
I’ll update this as more comes up.
In which I have a conversation with you about techniques that are shaking out at the tables where I sit and inspirational media.
Daydreaming about Dragons Podcast
In which Jason and I discuss the Trophy RPG and in doing so end up talking about game culture and techniques that link up to all kinds of tabletop RPG’s.
The Sixth Ring, a Trophy Podcast
I’m often gaming on the Actual Play twitchstream channel.
My first time getting back to Marr’d since I playtested the Dictionary of Mu almost 2 decades ago.
I’ve been honored to play so much on the Actual Play channel, a place where I’ve made wonderful friends and played wondrous games.
I have a Threadless shop, all artists’ proceeds go to amazing causes. My hope is that my nerdery will make the world a better place somehow. Design examples below:
Thinking about these kinds of games, their roots and what could be taken from them and tossed onto the table.
Things that interest me about Roguelikes
- final death
- fast chargen
- procedural generated setting
- levels and improvement
- challenging? learning through play?
- No linear path, no path at all
Things that interest me about Souls-likes
I could be wrong about any of these. I really only know these games through their trailers and online discussion but find them fascinating.
- dark setting
- old maps recontextualized
- big antagonists
- setting has strong, iconic vibe, building on a theme
- armor and swords (dress-up?)
- winding path that doubles back
- cursed character with an odd relationship to life and death
I’m thinking out loud here and tossing out notes in public. If you have any thoughts on tabletop RPG’s and these games please let me know.