AFK No More
Bender says it best.
After taking two weeks off to clear my head, I'm refreshed and writing again.
Thanks for your moral support. More news soon.
Just a brief note to say the first draft of the "Paranormal Abilities" chapter is written. Everything is in place, but I need to edit a bit for clarity... Read more
A Friday the 13th Update on Paranormal Abilities
Greetings and happy Friday the 13th!
The paranormal abilities chapter is coming along well. I thought you might be interested in a few challenges involved in the design.
During initial... Read more
A Brief Update—More Soon
The combat chapter draft is pretty much finished. I'm currently working on a table of weapons and one of defenses to finish things. The tone of the text is... Read more
Valentine's Day Update
Okay. So before funding closed, someone asked about a quick-start adventure. And I said, “That sounds like a great idea!”
It’s not working.
Trouble is, I’ve never been a... Read more
A Midnight Thanks, and What's Next
The D13 RPGKickstarter countdown has ended. This project has certainly exceeded my expectations. Far and away above them. I'll confess to some nervousness when I clicked the "Launch" button... Read more
Tonight we play-tested the combat system enough that I'm feeling confident for the quick-start adventure. Combat ratings are something I've been sweating. It's nice to see that the game... Read more
Wow. $9k. Thanks!
A few minutes ago we reached $9,000. Another 8 pages. (w00t!) 1 book left. 1⅓ days to go.
I'm on the road to pick up groceries, so more news... Read more
Advance on Two Fronts
On the Kickstarter front: We've crossed the $8,000 mark! The book will be 120 pages!
We still have 3 days to go, so who knows, we might actually... Read more
Like an old-timey submarine, I'm still deep diving into the Quick-Start adventure. This update is a brief surfacing for air and to check the stars.
At the moment we're... Read more
At the moment, with 8 days remaining, it looks fairly certain we'll reach $8,000 and increase the page count to 120.
It also seems quite possible we'll reach $9,000,... Read more
$7k - 112 Pages - 9 Days Left
This morning we passed the $7000 mark. So the D13 RPG book has grown to 112 pages.
Here's a special thanks to Jesper Peterson, who pledged an additional $4 to... Read more
More System Details
If you'd like a few more details about the philosophy and mechanics behind the D13 RPG, here's a link to an #rpgnet Q&A session.
(*sigh* I wish it... Read more
Quick-Start Adventure Underway
The short news: I'm working away at a D13 Quick-Start adventure to be released late next week. Thank you to folks who have asked for or suggested this.
Here's... Read more
Bonus Rulebook Pages
I hope you had a good weekend, and a good celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day if you're here in the US. You can find my thoughts on... Read more
A Peek Behind the Curtain
I'm always nervous about sharing too much about a game before it's completed. But as an exercise in discipline (and to encourage new game designers) I wrote the D6xD6 RPG... Read more
It's a Officially a Thing! - And Example Name Stamp
Yesterday, a bit less than 2 days in, we fully funded! That's awesome. This dream project is a go, and for that I thank you much. I hope you... Read more
We just passed the 24 hour mark, and we're already 82% funded. Just $760 from goal.
I could not have imagined such an enthusiastic response. All I can say is... Read more