Category Archives: Hope

Toonaria Creature Spotlight: Snugglebunnies!

Toonaria is the sort of place like in the old Andy Griffith show where most everyone gets along and are friendly, but misunderstandings and questionable outside influences inevitably stir up trouble. Just as The Wizard of Oz had their sweet munchkins and Glinda the Good Witch, there was also the Wicked Witch of the West and her flying monkeys. Snugglebunnies, like much of Toonaria, harken back to a more innocent time, but make no mistake, there’s plenty of conflict and even thought-provoking, meaningful things going on—just not always. 🙂 Continue reading

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Kickstarter Wants My Firstborn!

Today I’d like to talk about some of the trials and tribulations of both running Kickstarter campaigns and backing them. I often encourage people to invest in others—to back worthy Kickstarters campaigns (at least those they have an interest in). … Continue reading

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Building a better RPG and/or Setting

Imagine a game designer spending years putting together a world or two or ten – a mini campaign of sorts (I say mini, because you’d need way more than that for a full blown campaign setting with space travel, unless … Continue reading

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Designer Diary #12: Life, Fiction and Gaming

Hi folks, today, I’m splitting this blog post into three topics, revisiting a Facebook post I made the other day that you might have missed about life, followed by a bite-sized (maybe two bites) update on my fiction and a … Continue reading

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Gratitude Challenge Day 7

With this final day of the Gratitude Challenge, I wrap up the 7 days of acknowledging the wonderful things in my life I’m grateful for. While not every portion of these posts may have touched your hearts, the main reason … Continue reading

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Gratitude Challenge Day 6

I’m back. Between being sick and apparently not being able to read a calendar, I blew past the last Gratitude Challenge day. Sorry about that! here’s Day 6! We’re bringing this back around to fiction and gaming following next week’s … Continue reading

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Gratitude Challenge Day 5

And we’re back for day 5 of the Gratitude Challenge. Never heard of it? It was floating around facebook for awhile (maybe it still is?) Regardless, I took it to another level. So if you’re new to the blog, thanks … Continue reading

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