How to Write Adventure Modules That Don’t Suck

Serious suggestion: Pledge a buck to How to Write Adventure Modules that Don’t Suck, and get a daily email with an added essay—each from a different author in the group. That alone is worth a dollar! James M. Ward has done a marvelous job of developing the book, and Joseph more »

Creatures & Cards!

Coming soon: Creatures & Cards in print! March 13, 2017 The one-week Kickstarter to fund illustration by Len Peralta has ended, raising nearly twice our goal, adding bonus illustrations and three bonus Heroes! The follow-up one-week Kickstarter for a limited-edition deck has also ended well above its funding goal, adding more »

State of the Smithy

A year ago, I had an audacious plan: Finish translating Aquelarre, write a sonnet weekly for The Pastime Machine, release a monthly 6-page D6xD6 RPG expansion, publish another poet or author monthly, launch a D13 RPG Kickstarter this fall, manage an annual Halloween anthology, attend a half-dozen conventions, and possibly more »

Pharmacology Roulette

My friend Jamie Chambers and his family have been going through a rough time, specifically with his teenaged daughter Liz’s cancer battle. So when Jamie asked me to join in the #fun4liz project, I immediately said “Yes!” It took awhile to keep that promise, but recently I gave him the more »