Like there's the whole world out there, you know, and everything you see is an idea. But sometimes maybe a robot poking your brain is what you need. Like this... https://twitter.com/MagicRealismBot/status/1393245031054540801?s=20 So I plan to set that up someday & see what players make of it.
https://twitter.com/iammattsanders/status/1392440332793565184?s=20 This QRT & the thread it's q-ing threw a light on something I'd like to think I'd have gotten to sooner or later. But maybe not. Anyway. When I wrote Forest Outlaws, I wanted to make a game that encouraged player-characters to enjoy Robin Hood style adventures. I though about what the early Robin... Continue Reading →
twitter.com/shannonmcmaster/status/1390687531944005637 If fact there are two awesome Dracula threads here. Posting externally because T-site hides things.
twitter.com/xodrventure/status/1311784713812668417 So now it's a link on my blog.
And I loved that it was semantically ambiguous. It opened things up to a variety of responses. I felt I had more to say, but it wasn't my thread, and it was already a day old when I came across it. For a place to start this post, here are the things I said at... Continue Reading →
I gave a world-building-focused reply, which I don't want to loose to the vagaries of the twitter algorithm... Maybe they just haven’t figured out gunpowder or steel yet. Tech development isn’t like plant dev, it isn’t hard-coded into any DNA. It’s contingent: people have to want to develop it, have the resources to, succeed, &... Continue Reading →
At some level of abstraction defining and making equivalent "games" as rules that guide play draws a thing Americans are familiar with called 1040 into the corral of games. Because all you have done at that level of abstraction is begged the question "what is X?" Aaannnd... you now have two X to deal with.... Continue Reading →
Gilmore Girls reunion show, but a cozy: Star Hollow Murders. The most festival small town in Connecticut just got deadly. And municipal water. Finally. Rory’s baby is now in 1st grade. Rory & Lorelai always find stiffs on the way to each week’s new seasonal festival’s food truck for hotdogs, elephant ears or coffee or... Continue Reading →