new kickstarter project
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i'm going to keep this short
a new gmless system by me. borrowing a little from protocol.
$1600 in the first two... Read more
sweet hammer of justice
the editor has finished reading the doc and i've sent the files to the printer
i cannot figure out why this took so long
the game were done
copy/paste... Read more
Games 26 to 50
By now you should have all the pdfs from this series.
If you don't, contact me privately.
I am now working on the primer (see the other kickstarter) and... Read more
In Other News…
The final three games are all in editing, though I've started to write #52 already, plus a couple of metal homage ones. After that, the ten custom games will get... Read more
Good News. Good News. Bad News. Good News. Bad News. Spam.
Good News 1. Game 48 is finished. Only three more to go and this project is finished.
Good News 2. They are all pretty much written, they just need some... Read more
Remaining Protocols, Missing Protocols, and the new Protocol KS
i just finished writing protocol #45, macbeth 20/20. we played it last night. and it was amazing, but i think the scene names and locations need some work,... Read more
The Post World Game
For those who don't know, I wrote a series of three games that borrow from the Protocol thought process.
They are, of course, about the end of the world. Each... Read more
Protocol and Website News
Hey, gang. (My new marketing manager is making me post this. I'm sorry. I really am.)
If you've ever missed out on one of my past Kickstarters and you want... Read more
The PDF for Torpeo Inanem has been sent to backers.
And the next two games are also done in the series, meaning the first 15 protocols are finished. Now begins... Read more
Game #35 has been released. Everyone should have games 26 through 35, or some combination of those games.
Also. Games 1, 6, 10, and 22 have been reformatted in the... Read more
Two More Protocols Released
We are up to number 33.
British Steel and Frozen Climb of Icarus have both been released in the last 7 days. Make sure you are up to date.
Available Games List
The following is a list of games available to people who bid under $30. Please refer to the name or number when answering your survey question. Thanks.
Series 1 1.... Read more
We funded. We hit 6k at the very last second, thanks to Kairam's generous bid.
Everyone owes him a cookie.
I'll be getting out surveys very soon. And pdfs for... Read more
Game Report on Facebook
In case you want to read about the old series and how good the game can be.
Judgment Day is Coming…
There are are only four days left to this kickstarter.
So. Why aren't you running our the internet telling everyone about these games?
Not your job you say?
Well.... Read more
Spotlight: Frozen Climb of Icarus
Frozen Climb of Icarusis a story roleplaying game about a Spartan rite of passage. Characters are Spartan youths on a journey to the summit of a frozen peak. Their... Read more
Spotlight: What makes Protocol Work?
Roleplaying games, at their core, are simple constructs. You need roles, relationships, conflicts, and goals. Numbers and statistics help to create variety in interpreting results, but they are a tool,... Read more
Stretch Goal Reached, New Stretch Goal Writer, and Spotlight: Volcano God
We hit $4000 a few days ago, which means Mark Nau will be writing Rocket Squad. This is also the 20th game in the series. So if you're backing for... Read more
Protocol Advice and a Great New Gaming Tool
Last night we played Splinter City and when one of the players started to frame a scene, he went so far over the top to interpret the card prompts, that... Read more
Actual Play Report: Cloister and Splinter City
Tonight we had two four-player games of both Cloister and Splinter City. Both sessions were great, though I fear Splinter City maybe one of those games people just play anyway... Read more
Stretch Goal Reached, Page Layout Update
We've reached $4000, unlocked the Rocket Squad stretch goal. Also, I just realized I haven't revealed the new layout for Protocol. All of the pages will have this format, though... Read more
Thanksgiving Weekend Update and Colonial Lies Spotlight
Colonial Liesis a story roleplaying game about secrecy and distrust set in the years before the American revolution. Wealthy “traders” of Jamestown cannot trust the Tidewater elite and the... Read more
Holidays Are Coming…
… which means it's going to get quiet here soon, so I better let everyone get to thanksgiving. Updates will resume on Friday, when I'll be doing a spotlight on... Read more
Three Updates in One (Because I'm Efficient)
Okay. It's thanksgiving week, so it's going to be busy for everyone. Let's keep this short and succinct.
(Not having an intro makes the post shorter)
You're not helping.
(Really?... Read more
Spotlight: Clockwork Girl
Clockwork Girlis an idea I've had for about 5 years. The original concept was supposed to be a comic book. I even sketched out an outline script, but I... Read more
I just finished writing the walk-through on Splinter City. The tone is definitely different on this game. I also need to go back and clean up the scene examples. In... Read more
Stretch Goal Reached at $3000
It's the protocol title no one is allowed to name by name, MacBeth 20/20. Unlocked as the $3000 stretch goal. Now begins the climb to $4000 to unlock Mark Nau's... Read more
Game Spotlight: Splinter City
Years ago, someone told me the concept of a comic called Astro City. They described it as a story about the people living in a 'metropolis' populated by heroes. And... Read more
Game Spotlight: Cloister
I'm a huge fan of altered reality films. Not the wacky LSD dreamscape stuff, but the "what is real" kind of films like Jacob's Ladder, Black Rainbow, Suture, Rashomon, 12... Read more
Doom King Walkthrough
One of the new additions to the series is a three-page walk-through, customized to each game. Below if the Doom King walk-through, to give you an example of how thorough... Read more
Well. It already happened.
Two stretch goals on opening day. 200% funded within 7 hours.
I'm sorry I made a project you like so much. I promise to not be so aggressive next time.... Read more
Okay. I'm going to try to limit updates to one a day, but it looks like we're going to have a lot of stuff going on here this first day... Read more