Tag Archives: crowdfunding

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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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 #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 #13: Fiction Givaway + One of the Oldest RPGs & Settings You’ve Never Heard of! (Part 1)

Now that I have a newsletter (Go to QT Games to sign up and never miss an issue!) and have been meeting a lot of new friends, I thought I’d change directions a bit and dig even deeper into my … Continue reading

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Designer Diary #9: Gaming and Fiction (Part 1)

Since there was no significant response to my post on publishing, I’ll skip Part 2 for now and give you a QT Games update and talk a bit about game design, Cosmothea and the Cosmoverse. My goal is to post … 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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Designer Diary #6: Building and Maintaining a Vast Universe

As promised, I took a break from writing the blog, in part due to working 70 hours a week, but also in part because I went out of the country for half a month and was without internet for most … Continue reading

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Designer Diary #2: The Scope of an RPG (Part 2)

Welcome back for another designer diary! This is the second in a new series, so if you’re just jumping on board, check out our last one and let’s roll! This diary will focus on our Cosmothea Blended-Genre Roleplaying Game and … Continue reading

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Why We Should Invest In Dreams [Time Sensitive]

[Please note: This post has nothing to do with going to bed and having a dream] It’s partly about my Arcane Synthesis: A Blended-Genre Anthology Kickstarter Campaign, but it goes far deeper than that, and I think you will find … Continue reading

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