July 1st Brief
I'm currently finishing up the skill descriptions, which has involved some tweaks to the actions chapter and combat chapter. Later this week I'll likely be able to post the... Read more
Character Creation Chapter
Here's a link to the D13 RPG Character Creation chapter.
I'm now fleshing out the Occupations chapter which, as you can see in the current chapter, includes the chance... Read more
Here's a link to the Combat Chapter.
Next up is Creating Characters. I also noticed a few things I'd like to add to the Actions, Dice, & Cards chapter.... Read more
Actions, Dice, & Cards
First things first.
Here’s a link to a full draft of the “Actions, Dice, & Cards” chapter: Click here.
I expect to post the Combat chapter on Wednesday.... Read more
When my parents first married, Mom found out that Dad liked raisin pie. So she baked lots of raisin pie. Every night with supper there was raisin pie. My mom... Read more
Bear with Me (Longish Post)
D6xD6 Dungeons Update
(As a reminder, D6xD6 Dungeons is a 230-page PDF you'll be receiving gratis as a thank you for your patience with this D13 RPG project.)
I'm... Read more
Just a quick message to say I'm chugging away, just a couple of days from dropping a 220-page D6xD6 Dungeons play-test PDF in your lap.
That done, I'll be... Read more
Spend Your Weekend in a Dungeon!
As predicted, the D6xD6 Dungeons bestiary was finished on Monday.
I delayed the PDF to tweak the solo dungeon crawl chapter. Tweak turned into overhaul—reorganization, a few added details,... Read more
March's First Update
This was intended to be a February 28 update, but I've been pursuing a specific goal of finishing the D6xD6 Dungeonsbestiary chapter before posting, and four entries remain:... Read more
The Muse Returns
Here's hoping life is treating you well right now.
I promised another update toward the end of this month, and that one's still planned, but today felt like a... Read more
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