Best Man Speech

I had the honor over the weekend to be the best man for my good friend Eric. We were dressed to the nines and wearing kilts. 🙂 So during the reception I got to give a speech. Never hand me a microphone in front of a group of people, because I will talk, talk, talk....

Fate Pickup Game – Save the Ghostbusters

So this weekend I was the best man for my friend Eric’s wedding. At the rehearsal dinner, Sean Patrick Fannon was lamenting that he never gets to play (he always GMs) and that he has never played Fate. So I decided to run an ad hoc FAE game because I love improv...

The Humble Walleri, Another Fantasy Humanoid

As I mentioned in previous post my brain is stuck on creating new fantasy races for RPGs by using real world creatures as inspiration. Today’s inspiration is the Gerenuk. Some of the highlights that catch my imagination: Herd animal Runs very fast The long neck...

Designing for Developers

This article has my slides and links from “Designing for Developers”, a talk that I gave at the Drupal Indy Meetup on 23 April 2014. Highlights are pulled out below the inserted slides. When designers and developers work together sometimes there can be...

Cinematic Initiative

In tabletop RPGs the order in which the players and their opponents go is critical. This order can literally mean the difference between life and death. This is why Improved Initiative is so important for wizards in d20 games. What I’m about to share is my...