Tag Archives: Game Design

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 #11: Gaming and Fiction (Part 3)

Writing fiction was my first love, but designing games of all sorts? They were a close second! When I was around fourteen or fifteen I began designing board and card games like mad. This is in addition to my regular … Continue reading

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Designer Diary #7: But I’m Too Busy To Chase My Dream!

Heck, how do I design games when I’m lucky to find time to write a blog post? The sad fact is, some of us are just too crazy busy! We need to take a step back and review our lives, … 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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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 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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Time Flies Whether You’re Having Fun Or Not!

Hi all, I’m sorry it has been so long since I’ve posted. We have been down to the wire finishing things up at QT Games as we prepare to publish Arcane Synthesis: A Blended Genre Anthology. I’ve been working long … Continue reading

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Taking Your Life and Your Work to Another Level: (Part 1)

Do you ever feel like you are all alone in the wilderness, fighting just to survive? Ever wonder whether you are heading in the right direction, doing things the right way and if you are getting somewhere even though no … Continue reading

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Passion Is Not Enough! (Part 2)

Today is my 50th birthday. There, I said it. I’m full of energy but I’m not 18 any more. I don’t feel old. I’m still a big kid at heart, and am not slowing down mentally, but speeding up (I … Continue reading

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