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Using FoundryVTT to run a Fate Game (Secrets of Cats)

10 May, 2020

FoundryVTT is a new-to-market virtual tabletop for playing RPGs. It has been in production for a long time now, over in Patreon. It will get out of beta this month, releasing on May 22, 2020. Foundry is open to modification from users. The community has contributed many modules, gaming systems, and quality-of-life of improvements. If […]

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Tracking RPG Campaigns on Paper—My System

14 August, 2019

It has been more than I decade since I used paper notes—everything is on the wiki now—but my system is pretty sound. I hope that you find this useful. Requirements: Manilla folders, stapler, paper clips, writing utensils, post-it notes, loose unruled paper. Generally: If there are multiple note papers on a topic, they are paper-clipped […]

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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

UPDATE November 2019 — the content of this article still stands. I will periodically review it and keep it up to date. 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 […]

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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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