I’ve thought about a bunch of funny ways to start this post, but I don’t think there’s anything funnier than just saying it: I transposed the front and back cover on a book I just printed, Xenovore. TLDR: The problem is fixed now, and all Xenovore pre-orders have been shipped out. The printer I used […]
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Over the last few months I’ve been using a RSS reader to compartmentalize my reading. Brent Simmon’s NetNewsWire returned to his control several years ago, and I’m using it on both Mac and iOS.
When I started publishing on DriveThruRPG, this was how the Publisher Tools section worked: you emailed a zip file of your games to them and they did the work to put them online. I think there were about 40 publishers on DriveThruRPG when it launched, and by my rough math between 5 and 6% of total titles were ones that I personally uploaded!
Last week, I released the first installment of Freon Skies, my Modern Cyberpunk Plus line of game supplements. It’s called Nice Things the Organleggers Left Behind, and it’s some guidelines for integrating Organleggers into your campaigns, plus a giant ole d100 random list of things you might find at an abandoned hideout for organleggers, nicely […]
There’s a confluence of three things going on right now: I’ve been working on a lot of Eclipse Phase adventures, and trying hard to evolve their presentation to make them easier to absorb when first reading and easier to run at the table without a ton of page-flipping — especially page-flipping that requires leaving one […]
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I’m so fucking proud of this book and the hard work that everyone put into it to make it happen. And so fucking thankful for our Kickstarter backers and other supporters, most notably my spouse Nora Jury-Last, who has provided so much every step of the way. When we announced it one of the selling […]
This week, as part of the GM’s Day Sale, DriveThru has put together a Design & Publishing Bundle! The bundle includes my Versatile InDesign Book Covers video tutorial and a bunch of other great stuff—Ray Vallese’s Writing With Style: An Editor’s Advice for RPG Writers, Monte Cook & Shanna Germain’s crowdfunding advice book, Kicking It, and […]
This is an unproofed off-the-cuff post! If it’s interesting, please back my Patreon for more. I posted some table graphics to various social media over the last couple weeks: Here’s a consolidation of them with some better explanations. EP2 has two types of tables; inline tables and floating tables. Roughly, the inline tables are […]
This article is funded on behalf of my generous Patreon Supporters. Please visit Patreon and support my work. There are varying reward tiers depending on your support level and the type of supporter you are (gamer, publisher, etc.) It felt for a few years like few people cared about piracy in tabletop games. Everyone had their […]