Game Design

Bully Pulpit Games. The Dream. 2018.

Bully Pulpit Games. The Blue Way. 2018.

Bully Pulpit Games. WINTERHORN. ENnies Judge’s Spotlight award. Featured at USC’s Emergency and Emergence conference, 2018.

Bully Pulpit Games. Phones of Glory. 2018.

Bully Pulpit Games. Ghost Court. Featured at Indiecade, 2017.

Bully Pulpit Games. Welcome Guests. 2017.

Bully Pulpit Games. First Ride/Last Ride. 2017.

Threeforged Competition. The Policy of Truth. 2017.

Bully Pulpit Games. The Skeletons. 2016.

Bully Pulpit Games. Old Friends. Fastaval award nominee, 2016.

Bully Pulpit Games. Night Witches. 2015.

Bully Pulpit Games. JUGGERNAUT. 2015.

Bully Pulpit Games. Out of Dodge. 2014.

Bully Pulpit Games. The Climb. 2014.

Bully Pulpit Games. Durance. 2013.

Bully Pulpit Games. The Fiasco Companion. 2012.

Game Chef competition. Danger Mountain. 2010.

Bully Pulpit Games. Fiasco. 2009. Winner, 2011 Diana Jones Award, Best Support, 2009 Indie Games Awards. ENnies Judge’s Spotlight Award.

Two Games, One Name Competition. The Plant. 2009. Winner, “Out of the Box” award.

Murderland Competition. Bodymore Murdaland. 2008.

Game Chef competition. Dulse. 2008. Runner-up.

Valentines Day Game Competition. Animal Rescue Vigilantes 2008.

Bully Pulpit Games. Grey Ranks. 2007. Co-Winner, Diana Jones Award. Winner, Indie Game of the Year. Winner, Most Innovative, Indie Game Awards.

Game Chef competition. Grover Cleveland. 2007. Runner-up.

Game Chef competition. Terra Nova. 2006.

Bully Pulpit Games. Drowning and Falling. 2006.

Bully Pulpit Games. The Shab al-Hiri Roach. 2006. Winner, Sui Generis Award, Kenneth Hite’s Out of the Box. Top Eight, Game Chef.

Ronnies competition. Xochitlcozamalatl. 2005.

Game Chef competition. The Governor’s Report Concerning the Doomed Assault on the Fire Moon. 2005.

24 Hour RPG competition. Dungeon Squad. 2005.

52 Pick-up column, rpg.net. President of the Galaxy. 2001.

Game Writing

Arc Dream

  • Punch Village (Puppetland)

Black Armada Publishing

  • Zemlya Sannikova (Lovecraftesque)
  • The Wardian Case (Lovecraftesque)

Bully Pulpit Games

  • The Last Pull (Durance)
  • Bayou Dupree (The Warren)
  • Polygon Wood (The Warren)
  • The Flowery Dream (The Warren)
  • Dark Mode (The Warren)
  • The Skyr Pitch (Larp)

Cubicle 7

  • Postcard to Angela (Cthulhu Britannica: London)

Enigma Machinations

  • The Tiffany Doctors (Undying)

Evil Hat Productions

  • Fight Fire (FATE)

Grant Howitt

  • Revenge Tragedy (Unbound)

Heart of the Deernicorn

  • The Underworld (With Rachel E.S. Walton) (Fall of Magic)

Keith Baker

  • The Curse Ewer (Phoenix: Dawn Command)

Kyle Simons

  • The Trip to Jeju Island (The magicians)

Learn Larp LLC

  • The Vacant Chair
  • Bad Blood

Neoplastic Press

  • Cancel Christmas (Viewscream)

Pelgrane Press

  • Hollywoodland (Hilllfolk)
  • Many Fires (Trail of Cthulhu)
  • The Black Drop (Trail of Cthulhu)
  • Time Seed: Lydia Litvyak (Timewatch)
  • Additional Tables (Fight Fire)

Photographs of Lightning

  • THE MONSTERS (Monsterhearts Second Skins)

Red Moon Medicine Show

  • The Tale of Hart van Laer (Don’t Walk in Winter Wood)

Sage Kobold Games

  • Juntu’s Floating Ice Hell (Dungeon World)

Sigil Stone

  • Nanga Parbat (Perseverant)

Steve Wallace Art

  • The Ship (No Country for Old Kobolds)

Storium

  • The Wreckers

Thieves of Time

  • Sukakpak (Cthulhu Dark)
  • Marginalia (Stealing Cthulhu)

Thorny Games

  • The Czaten Dacha (Dialect)

Unspeakable Oath

  • The Ixitpla (Systemless horror)

Articles, Chapters, Forewords

Speaking

  • Morningstar, Jason and Henshaw, Bob. “Incremental Approaches to Accessible Electronic Content”. Educause Conference. 2003.
  • Morningstar, Jason. “Quick-and-Dirty Usability Testing in an Academic Environment”. Syllabus Conference. Santa Clara, CA, 2003
  • Morningstar, Jason and Saroj Primlani.  “Accessibility of Online Synchronous Learning Space: Challenges and Strategies”. 21st Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference. California State University, Northridge, Center on Disabilities. 2006.
  • Morningstar, Jason for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing. Pediatric Oncology Orientation Game. In use, 2011. Presented at the Innovation Learning Network Seattle Conference, 2011.
  • Morningstar, Jason for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health. Distance MPH Capstone Project. 2011.
  • Morningstar, Jason for Kaiser-Permanente Health Care. Academic Nursing Summit Game. 2011.
  • Morningstar, Jason. The International RPG Scene. Gen Con, 2012.
  • Morningstar, Jason. “Visual Design as Metaphor”. Metatopia, 2015.
  • Morningstar, Jason and TImothy Hutchings. “Ephemera”. Metatopia, 2016.
  • Morningstar, Jason, Ben Morrow and Jay Sylvano. “Ground Truth” Metatopia, 2016.
  • Morningstar, Jason, Steve Segedy, Angela Webber and Richard Malena-Webber). “Fiasco Live”, 2017.
  • Morningstar, Jason for Google Austria: Omnichannel Games. 2017.
  • Morningstar, Jason. “WINTERHORN”. USC School of Cinematic Arts, Emergency and Emergence conference, 2018.

Guest Appearances

  • Big Bad Con
  • Chupacabracon
  • Dragon Con
  • Dreamation
  • ECGC (Speaking on Tabletop Design Principles)
  • Gen Con (Guest of Honor and moderator)
  • Go Play Northwest
  • Lucca Italy
  • Mid-Atlantic Convention Expo
  • Metatopia (Featured speaker, 2011-present)
  • PAX Unplugged
  • Pyrkon Poland (Speaking on GMless Design and Play)
  • RopeCon Finland (Speaking on Hacking Games, North American Larp)
  • Viking Con Denmark
  • Washingcon

Campus Visits and Presentations

  • Durham Technical Community College
  • NC Literary Festival In conversation with Davey Wreden
  • University of Michigan Stamps School of Art and Design
  • USC School of Cinematic Arts
  • USC Games
  • UC Irvine School of Information and Computer Science
  • UC Berkeley staff continuing education
  • UNC Arts and Sciences
  • Wake and Durham county library systems
  • Wake Technical Community College

International Editing and Localization

  • Cympub, Korea
  • Crescendo Giocoso, Italy
  • GGStudio, Italy
  • Janus Designs, Italy
  • Labyrinth, PRC
  • Michal Havelka et al, Czechia
  • Narrativa, Italy
  • Pro-Indie, Germany
  • Retropunk, Brazil
  • Studio 101, Russia
  • Thoughtful Games, Denmark

Service

  • Camp Nerdly. Founder and organizer, 2008-2015, board member, 2015-present
  • Sandcon. Founder and organizer, 2014-present
  • Golden Cobra Challenge, founder and awards committee, 2014-present
  • Diana Jones Award committee, 2012-present