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 … [Read more…]
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 … [Read more…]
This Island Ours is a microgame about a crew of pilots and support staff for a Titan, a combat mobile suit, have crashed on an island and are now cut off from the rest of humanity. How do they cope? Do they scavenge together parts of their war machine to survive, or to escape? You just need … [Read more…]
This is a little bit art, a little bit fiction, a little bit shared-world building and a little bit game design. Have fun. More links to what this is all about as they become available.