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Toonaria: Creating a Universe Part 5

The thing is (and don’t hate me for saying it) . . . innovation is overrated. It really is. Don’t get me wrong—I’m all for it, but it has advantages and disadvantages. And of course we don’t need another generic fantasy or science fiction universe (or copycat universe, for that matter.) That leaves us with one of my earliest goals for both Toonaria and the Cosmoverse, both of which I have been exploring through games, stories and art for well over thirty years: Create something familiar, but not too familiar, something obscure, but not too obscure. Continue reading

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Toonaria: Creating a Universe Part 3

Toonaria came together on its own, showing me it was needed, because I couldn’t stop drawing and writing about it! And it filled a different niche, one that inspired laughter, hope and courage, touching on different and sometimes important concepts in ways I could never address in my more serious Cosmoverse. Continue reading

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Adventures in Toonaria Part 3

The roboto may appear harmless, but there’s a lot going on under the hood and it has a rich backstory as well. As with all of the core creatures you can run, it will come with a load of cool talent options. Continue reading

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Designer Diary #14: Fiction Givaway + Roleplaying Games and Settings Questions (Part 2)

One might think after thirty-six years I would have tired of the Cosmoverse—the universe I started creating in 1978 and have been running adventures in for decades, or that I would have at least moved on from the game I … Continue reading

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Designer Diary #10: Fiction and gaming…Moving Forward (Part 2)

Time flies whether you are having fun or not! Welcome back for another post on fiction and gaming. If you missed Part 1, be sure to check that out. I had to cut this blog post in half in order … Continue reading

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Arcane Synthesis: A Blended-Genre Anthology (Excerpt)

Hi all, I created an author page over at Goodreads and put the book up there. I also made a book page for Arcane Synthesis on our QT Games website (I’ll update the rest of the site one of these … Continue reading

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Wait . . . QT Games? Who are you again, and why should I care?

I thought I’d back up for a moment for those who have never heard of QT Games LLC, or have never visited my personal or new QT Games Google+ page, blog, website, forums, facebook or twitter accounts, etc. [Those of … Continue reading

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