Yesterday was Collective Con, which turned out to be a very chill house-con in the back of a game store and was roundly great. As it turns out, I got to run playtests of Medical Hospital and Dulse (a first!),
Last week my brother brought his five year old, my nephew, over to say hello before game night. He stuck around for a few minutes and we sort of explained what it is we do. He rolled some dice. We
Wow, that was fun and exhausting. Here’s one cool thing. And here’s The Upgrade!
I’m going to try to round up three people to playtest Business Solutions, play by post style, over at Snail’s Pace. If you are interested, go to that thread and let me know! It’s an experiment.
These guys are playing Grey Ranks currently and giving some great feedback, but didn’t make the to-press cutoff for the game. So they’re not in the credits, but they are in my heart: Nathaniel Waisbrot, Chris Conley, Rob Books, and
A playtest report of last night’s session with my local posse, which went very well. I love those guys! Update: Session Two.
Here’s me trying to distill the procedures of play. Here’s an extended example of character generation, with Scene One tucked in the middle. It feels like it’s getting closer. I’m looking forward to some heavy playtesting over the holidays.
Thor and his posse try out Business Solutions and it goes sorta OK. Needless to say that is a huge relief to me, because you never know. Thanks, Thor! Tons of useful feedback.
Check out the second draft of this hideous service call log. This is a play aid, and a functional one, I hope – part of the game is a semi-complex distribution of roles across six scenes, and this allows players
Playtests of Grey Ranks and Business Solutions. Both went well – better than expected in both cases. Business Solutions takes something we are all experts at – workplace absurdity – and wraps a game around it. Everyone is an expert