Combat Systems two and three
Thanks for the feedback on the first combat system.
I've now added the text for the two other combat systems below for trial with Prologue. It would be interesting to see... Read more
Work and hospitals... I will Survive!
It seems that the gamebook has been well titled... but I will Survive! :)
Apologies for my absence, one day I will write a book on it...
To keep things... Read more
It's been about a month since the Kickstarter ended, so my apologies that I haven't been around so much. Please don't worry though, I'm still here, and still... Read more
Double celebration tonight- Elite: Dangerous has hit its main funding target (WOW!), and Survivor has finished its funding period, and has landed gracefully at slightly-past the stretch goal... Read more
Sorry, just had to post this.
Just hit the second stretch goal target! Hurrah!, so the THIRD stretch goal wil be...
... only joking. :)
Thanks again for all the support, YOU... Read more
It's the final countdown...
With only three hours to go, "Survivor" is headed for a controlled landing- but if you're still sitting on the fence about your pledge level, there's not too much time... Read more
Promotional video 3- last 24 hours
With only 24 hours to go, we reach the end of the Survivor Kickstarter road- it closes 10pm GMT on Wednesday evening.
I couldn't resist the change to take an... Read more
48 (46) hours to go
Good evening to you all (or good morning if you're doing the sensible thing, and celebrating New Year). Apologies that I've been quiet for the last few days- went away... Read more
Careers, Stretch Goals, Physical books
I hope everyone had a great Christmas- and now so much to talk about! We've made the Kickstarter target for the ebook, so I've now added in stretch goals to... Read more
Wow... we just hit £3,000, so the project has met its funding target (provided noone pulls out!), and the corresponding pledge has been made on the main Kickstarter.
So now... Read more
Flight to Riedquat
This will be my last update leading up to Christmas, sorry...
Thanks to all the baskers for the support so far! The last couple of days have been great. As... Read more
Gamebook Management Software
I've just realised this update didn't go out last night! Sorry! It was added to the front page, but not distributed... so tonigh you'll get two. :)
In this video... Read more
No video diary tonight, instead I have the second of my promo videos available. THis one takes a somewhat more lighthearted approach... it can be found here.
We passed the... Read more
How many Elite Universes can you squeeze into a gamebook?
In today's update, I talk about how I hope to keep Survivor Elite-authentic, whilst balancing this with making a gamebook that's fun and engaging to play. Compromises will need to... Read more
MIni-update. New tier rewards! Hurry!
Mini-update, there's another video diary planned for later.
To celebrate hitting the 20% mark, I have added some new tier rewards. Some of these are limited in number- in fact,... Read more
Combat. Oh my!
In today's update, I take a look at how combat works in gamebooks, talk about the importance of getting a balance between difficulty and engagement, and then look at how... Read more
Promotional Video, now up!
Slight change of plan today. I had intended to post a another diary talking about gamebook combat, but decided to do something rather better.
Since pledges have been really slowing... Read more
Freedom, journals and careers
Today's video diary talks about how I plan to squeeze the freedom of the "Elite" universe within the pages of a gamebook, and talk about how journals will play a... Read more
Update 2: Gamebook Video Diary
In this update I talk about gamebooks generally, how they differ to novels, show an egamebook that I've written previously, and give a few teasers on how Survivor will work.... Read more
Update 1- Interviewed by Michael from FD
About a day in, and 10% of the total raised- thanks to all who have pledged so far. I'll be spending this weekend seeing if I have any of the... Read more