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Katanas & Trenchcoats, Episode 1: Welcome to Darkest Vancouver

Live the dream of 90s roleplaying! Wander around Darkest Vancouver as Immortals with katanas in hand and trenchcoats twirling. More »

Get Mythender!

Get the critically acclaimed tabletop game about killing gods and avoiding your own apotheosis! The electronic edition is free and released under a Creative Commons license. The print-on-demand edition is available now. More »

Cornucopia of Fate Thoughts

As one of the designers on Fare Core and the Dresden Files RPG, Ryan has been posting thoughts about the Fate system over the years. If you’re a Fate designer or fan, check them out! More »

 

How I Grill Corn (taking inspiration from elotes)

I got introduced to the idea of elotes—Mexican street corn—last year. I grill a lot of corn in the summer as part of meals, so people kept telling me to try elotes. When I looked over the ingredients, I stopped at “mayonnaise.” I loathe the look and smell of mayo, and tolerate a light coating

Katanas & Trenchcoats Initial Financial Overview, Part 1

Last month, the Katanas & Trenchcoats Kickstarter campaign closed. It did pretty well, getting 328% of the initial goal! In fact, if you go to the campaign’s site, you’ll see: 895 backers pledged $32,766 to help bring this project to life. Calculating the Project’s Budget I’m rolling in money, right? HAHAHAHAHAH. Let’s get into a breakdown.

Make Ambition Sheets after Conferences

I just got back from the Write the Docs 2016 conference in Portland, and the conference was nothing short of amazing. It filled with with so many ideas for my organization, my professional development, and my personal projects. Something I realized I should do last night, after laying down and being unable to sleep because

The Search for Katanas & Trenchcoats Artists

Howdy, folks! Recently, I brought Anna Kreider on for Katanas & Trenchcoats art direction. She and I are looking to put together a team of diverse artists and we want you—yes you—to contact us with portfolios and some information about you. Read the rest of this post for details. Part of that paragraph was really

How I’ll Cope While Kickstarting

So, I have this thing I launched today: And it’s going to consume my life for the next 30 days. So I thought I’d share how I’m planning on coping with the overwhelmingness of everything while the campaign is going. (This post is not an April Fools’ Day joke.) Take Time off of the Internet Sarcastically:

Coming April 2016…

Folks have been asking me for the past year: “When will you do a physical Katanas & Trenchcoats book?” I LIVE TO SERVE, O PRINCES AND PRINCESSES OF THE UNIVERSE! But let’s not stop there. Let’s make a full size, fully remastered edition of Katanas & Trenchcoats! Don’t know about the original Katanas & Trenchcoats? Check out the blurb