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Fate Encounter: Pinned Sniper

03 April, 2019

I’d like to share an encounter I wrote in the hopes that it helps to inspire other Fate RPG GMs. Thematically this encounter is about the PCs taking out a trapped sniper; mechanically this is an encounter that consumes resources that the PCs could walk away from. What is a Sniper? In the scenario that […]

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Book Report: Just Fucking Ship

01 January, 2019

I’m always balancing at least a dozen spinning plates at a time, running from project to project, keeping them all spinning. The only projects that finish are the ones that I do for other people. My own personal projects fall by the wayside as time gets crunched or I find new inspiration for another project. […]

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What I Read in 2018

27 December, 2018

While compiling this list I thought to myself, “I must’ve read more than this”. But that isn’t true. I spent a lot of the time I would’ve listened to audiobooks instead of listening to podcasts. The Labyrinth Index (Laundry Files) Sins of Empire (Gods of Blood and Powder) Wrath of Empire (Gods of Blood and […]

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Managing a Long-Term Fate RPG Campaign Online

15 August, 2018

I moved to rural Pennsylvania a few years ago and this forced me to move my gaming online. Fortunately, my gaming friends were cool with this and we started playing online. This article is a breakdown of setting up and running an almost two-year Fate RPG campaign with a focus on tools and setup. Gathering […]

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What I Read in 2017

31 December, 2017

For fun, here is a list of the books that I’ve read in 2017. Note that most of these were “read” via audiobook. Loved The Crimson Campaign: The Powder Mage Trilogy 2 The Autumn Republic: The Powder Mage Trilogy 3 In the Field Marshalls Shadow (Powdermage Universe) How to fail at almost everything and still […]

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Designing NYU’s College of Global Public Health New Website

31 July, 2017

“Designing an Energetic and Entrepreneurial Website” talks about the discovery and design process for NYU’s new website for the College of Global Public Health. Creating the design for CGPH was satisfying on a lot of levels. The new site has strong, captivating visuals and represents their desire to “reinvent the public health paradigm.”

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Circumstantial PC Aspects in Fate

04 December, 2015

One of my favorite things about the Fate RPG is that all of the mechanics of the game are really just ways to redirect focus on the narrative of the game. The most potent tool for this is the Aspect. These bits of description tell us what is important and define when it can be […]

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