We’re thrilled and honored that Ken Hite has named The Shab-al-Hiri Roach as best sui generis RPG of 2006! Hite writes: “…the voices in my head will brook no other winner than the GM-less blend of improv theater, Hearts, and
Steve suggested including sample characters in Grey Ranks, so I did some research and found actual partisans who exemplify, as best I can make out, the Things You Hold Dear in the game. So: DANUSIA: MY FRIENDS Danuta Raby was
Jason’s back from Dreamation, where a pair of Grey Ranks playtests were conducted. The writeup is here, if you’d like to see his thoughts on them. Overall Dreamation was impressive and entertaining, and BPG will be back next year! Thanks
Jason will be at Dreamation 2007 this weekend, running a pair of Grey Ranks sessions (the first public sessions ever!) and playing a mess of games. Stop by and say hello if you’re attending!
Paul Tevis, host of the Have Games, Will Travel podcast, has named The Shab-al-Hiri Roach as one of his top five games of 2006. Thanks, Paul Tevis!
We’re a little nutty around here, but in a good way. For Grey Ranks we’re using a lovely font called Literaturnaya, which could have been pulled straight from any 1940’s publication from eastern Europe. In fact, compare and contrast for
We’re pleased as punch to announce that Jeff Bent will be illustrating Grey Ranks. Jeff’s a superb artist and he’s already produced the first of ten interior pieces. He’s also doing the cover.
I’ve had this idea percolating for over a year – a comedic game inspired by the tropes of Restoration comedy. And I’ve been mulling it over, and poking around for material, and a recent trip to Davis library was a
So I’m auditioning an artist I’m very excited about, and if he pans out I’ll be giving him some direction for ten illustrations. He’s comfortable with this level of detail, and can branch out from these descriptions. They are sequential
By Charles Brisson, illustrated by Gabriel Belot, 1900. Jammed with beautiful woodcuts of crumbling pastoral architecture. I just finished making 600 dpi tiffs of all of it!