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Welcome to the Machine Age.

Genre and Game Systems: A Thought Experiment

My last piece, “Only Bad Games Have ‘Crunch’ and ‘Fluff’” got some attention, and as I expected, I got a little pushback on a couple of issues. That’s kind of what I wanted to see. One of the points I keep hearing is that, in spite of my point, there ARE generic game systems. Game…

Reaching Out: A San Jenaro Urban Folktale

We have a new novel you should be reading! Let me tell you about Filamena’s new book, Reaching Out: Molly does good work. She grew up seeing ghosts and experiencing crippling empathy. So she does the good work of easing spirits and soothing broken families. But the good work doesn’t come easy, not in a…