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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 »

 

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

How I Got Better at Replying to Email

I used to be really horrible about replying to people. This was linked with my anxiety—I’d get an email I didn’t know how to deal with, and I’d just sit on it until I thought I could give some good news. Turns out that others found my lack of response more nerve-wracking than getting a disappointed

Space Wizards: an Unofficial K&T Hack

Years ago, I heard someone claim that every RPG will eventually be hacked or used to play Star Wars, like it was a some sort of natural law. Nature

A Guide to Freelancing for Me

For those who want to work for me on making awesome stuff, like upcoming Katanas & Trenchcoats craziness, here are nine super important things to hold in your heart and mind. (I started writing this as part of individual emails, but realized this should be a public post.) In no particular order: One: Time is a flat