CAPERS Noir Kickstarter Now Live!
Hi there Backers,
Please forgive me if you’ve already heard about this through other sources, but I’m trying to cover my bases.
The CAPERS Noir Kickstarter is LIVE!
It’s the... Read more
Stragglers and Patreon
A quick heads up. I see that many people have purchased their physical book. But quite a few haven’t. I’ve got some news on that front that might... Read more
Time to DIE (Physical Book Fulfillment)
And that’s a wrap! Books are ready.
Check your inbox and spam folder. You’ll be getting a discount link to purchase a hardcover OR softcover book at cost... Read more
Time to DIE (PDF Fulfillment)
Die Laughing is done! And it’s on its way to you…in PDF form. The PDF is good to go. I’ve received the softcover proof and it looks great.... Read more
Waiting on Proof Copies
Die Laughing should fulfill in the next few weeks, maybe in the next few days.
Final proofreading was finished a while back. We submitted final files to DriveThruRPG.com... Read more
Illustrations and Layout
Just a quick note to let you know that things are moving along apace. Beth has finished all of the illustrations and Vincent gave everything an editing... Read more
Two Quick Notes
A couple notes, real quick…
If you backed at one of the Survivor levels and hadn’t received your PDF of CAPERS and/or Murders... Read more
Downloads and Backer Surveys
Post-Kickstarter follow-up begins now.
I just sent out download links for M&A and CAPERS. Be sure to check your spam folder, just in... Read more
That's a Wrap!
And that’s a Kickstarter wrap for Die Laughing. Congratulations, everyone. We made a game happen!
On behalf of myself, the production crew, and the test audiences,... Read more
In movie-making, edits are often made to the movie at the last minute.
So here we are with a minor edit for all you you. My... Read more
In movie-making, the climax is the final resolution of the story. But you know that.
Here we are, two days to go. I’d call that the... Read more
In movie-making, a twist is a sudden change in the narrative of the story. It’s often something that makes you examine everything you’ve seen previously from a... Read more
Raising the Stakes
In movie-making, “raising the stakes” refers to making things more dire for the protagonist. This often means making the stakes more personal.
I’m going to shoot... Read more
In movie-making, a “reveal” refers to the moment when an important story element is first made known explicitly to the viewer. Sometimes it’s when an important piece... Read more
In movie-making, character arc refers to how a character changes over the course of the story. In the best stories, the core of the character changes as... Read more
In movie-making, a plot point is an important moment in the story. It often marks a turning point for the protagonist or serves to summarize some important... Read more
In movie-making, “rising action” is the term used to describe the escalation of problems the protagonist deals with. It forces the protagonist to take action to overcome... Read more
The Inciting Incident
In movie-making, the inciting incident is the moment when the protagonist engages the story and leaves their old world behind. It's when they start making active choices... Read more
Well, damn! Look at that. Funded in 159 minutes. I know it’s a small-scale game, but wow! Thank you so much for getting Die Laughing off to... Read more