Category Archives: Play-by-Post

Toonaria: Creating a Universe Part 1

I wanted caches of exotic technology that few could understand, but anyone could accidentally activate, causing all manner of chaos and interesting stories, so I created the ancient Architects. These god-like AI have their own agendas and travel the universes leaving behind machines and objects of power for reasons of their own. They aren’t doing it randomly –these aren’t merely plot devices–they have a reason for every object they’ve placed, but the mysteries behind them are not usually obvious. Continue reading

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Blended-Genre. You gotta love it!

Blending-genres, like blending together certain foods, makes an entirely new dish—something special. You may not realize just how much you love #blended-genre because you haven’t really focused on it, just experienced it, like when watching Aliens, Avatar, Shaun of the … Continue reading

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Designer Diary #16: Free eBook + RPG design—Asking the Tough Questions

Happy Thanksgiving to my US friends! Happy Sunday to the rest of you! I’ve got good news and possibly not so good news (depends on your point of view). First the good news! We’ve got some free fiction to give … Continue reading

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Designer Diary #15: Fiction Givaway + Roleplaying Games and Settings Questions (Part 3)

Back with another blog post asking the tough questions. If you haven’t read our first two parts, I encourage you to at least skim them as I think you’ll find them interesting and informative. I covered several questions last time … 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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Designer Diary #1: The Scope of an RPG

Welcome to my first post in this reboot of my blog! I’m kicking off a design diary going behind the scenes on my brainstorms and decisions for designing the Cosmothea Blended-Genre Roleplaying Game and Cosmoverse Campaign Setting, discussing the mechanics, … Continue reading

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2 for Tuesday #12: Interactive Stories Take 2 & Adventures in PbP Games

Hi folks, I noticed that there weren’t any responses to my Interactive Story post, and I want to give you another chance to discover how cool they really are, so I’ll give you another shot at it. I know it’s … Continue reading

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