So there’s this One Page Dungeon contest, which is a fantastic idea. I wanted to enter last year but was over-committed. This year as soon as it was announced I jumped on it. There’s a certain freedom in the tightly
I’ve got this game that is modeled on revenge tragedy from 1600, and it has playtested well and I love it. It’s going to be competing at Fastaval pretty soon and I’m running a session at Dreamation. The big challenge
I love ephemera – little handouts and bits of business that can bring a setting to life. This stuff is almost mandatory for Lovecraftian play! I just finished a Trail of Cthulhu adventure called Many Fires, which is ready for
MJ Harnish is playing Fiasco with high school students. I love this idea and think it could be a great pedagogical tool, but the playsets and tables need some age-appropriate refinement. Stay tuned.
Turns out Medical Hospital has a lot of moving parts. There’s a die mechanic that relies on three dice that are always visible on the table. There are 18 objects that can be bought and stolen during the game with
“Tell me no more! O monstrous homicides!” – Isabella, The Spanish Tragedy
I’m judging Little Game Chef again. It is like Giant Game Chef, only with actual rules and a winner. This year’s theme: Comedy! Here are the rules.
Love in the Time of SeiÃ° is now available for purchase! Love in the Time of SeiÃ° was designed by myself and Matthijs Holter, and is based on his excellent game Archipelago II. Like Archipelago, this is a low-prep, quick
In honor the world’s first playtest at Nerdly Beach Party… Will, Ryan, Laura and Paul are playing Nine Roosevelts Against the Impossible. Ryan, playing The Colonel, is Roosevelt Prime. He describes the Roosevelts tramping through the scrubby, sweltering forests of
“I was a sickly, delicate boy, suffered much from asthma, and frequently had to be taken away on trips to find a place where I could breathe … My gun was a breech loading, pin fire, double barrel of French