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Gamex 2016 (Strategicon): What we played!

This weekend, I went to Strategicon, as I do two or three times a year. Memorial Day weekend is Gamex, and it’s usually well-attended and of course a lot of fun. Friday night, I’d pre-registered for a game called Brew … Continue reading

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Threadbare is LIVE! (And some behind-the-scenes marketing talk)

As of last Wednesday, Threadbare is LIVE on Kickstarter! If you don’t know, Threadbare is my role-playing game about broken toys in a broken world. It has a stitchpunk/maker aesthetic, but focuses on creating and building, rather than tearing things … Continue reading

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Metatopia 2015: Experiences and brain-dump

There were a lot of experiences– both amazing and not-so-amazing– at my first Metatopia last weekend, where I brought Threadbare to playtest among strangers and other professionals. Totally not intimidating, right? I went with my friend Toby, and we practiced … Continue reading

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Two Free Microgames

Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about games, and reading games, and wanting to design games. A couple of years ago, Wil Wheaton issued a challenge to “just make stuff.” It was limited in scope– for one day, … Continue reading

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Playing with Dolls

My Thursday night game this week was threatening to cancel due to two players not being available. I sent Brian, the only other player available, a message asking what he wanted to do. Cancel, play Doll (which is playable with … Continue reading

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