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RPGaDAY2015 Day 12

#RPGaDAY2015 is the brainchild of game designer Dave Chapman. Basically, each day in August there is a question about RPGs.┬áThis is day 12. Favourite RPG Illustration. Favourite RPG Illustration? Wow. He’s not making this easy. I am going to cheat … Continue reading

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SEP State of Play

Every week I’m trying to get two articles up on the website, but some weeks it’s tougher than others. Tuesdays I generally like to have an advice column while on Thursdays I write about inspiration. This time, instead of providing … Continue reading

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Facing the “Five Destructive Myths”

So, there’s been some discussion about an article entitled “Five Destructive Myths Perpetuated by Roleplaying Games,” and I decided to see how my games stack up against these myths. To be clear: I don’t consider any of these to be … Continue reading

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UGS Design Goals

Last post, I told you a lot about my history as a designer, now let’s talk about my specific design goals for the Untitled Game System (UGS). It is slightly different than for Starship Commandos or A Team of Losers, … Continue reading

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A History of (Fraser’s) Designs

The Warden is one smart dude, and since he has decided to discuss his process creating the uber-secret Project Pheonix, I thought I’d do something similar. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Anyone following this blog has already had … Continue reading

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Time’s Running Out on Farewell, Something Lovely

As of Saturday at 14:44 EST, the Kickstarter for Farewell, Something Lovely has 57 hours remaining and $1,300 needed to fund. I would greatly appreciate your support. If you have enjoyed my RPG work, you will enjoy my fiction. Head … Continue reading

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Kicking Something Lovely

Just stopping in to let you know that SEP is going to be quiet while the Farewell, Something Lovely Kickstarter is ongoing. However, please visit that page, as I’ll be putting up articles through the updates. You can already find … Continue reading

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I Need Your Support for Farewell, Something Lovely

The Kickstarter for Farewell, Something Lovely has gone live. This campaign will only last 10 days and I am looking to raise $1,800. This is kind of a proof of concept for me. I would love to be able to … Continue reading

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Good News, Bad News

I’ve got some good news and some bad news. The good news? The physical copies of Centurion: Legionaries of Rome are with our fulfillment company and should be in the mail any time now, if not already. The bad news? … Continue reading

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Creating Centurion Adventures: People and Places

So we talked about how I generally come up with the situation in my one-page adventures. In our first playtest for Centurion: Legionaries of Rome (the Kickstarter is funded but help me make at least one stretch goal), I chose … Continue reading

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