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. Proceeds go to the Seattle Childrens Hospital. 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 »

A Variety of Short Stories

Interested in fiction? Ryan’s been in a few anthologies focused around horror, urban fantasy, and science-fiction genres. His recent collection, Desperate Journeys, is an inexpensive introduction to this side of Ryan. More »

 

Katanas & Trenchcoats: Endgame

Alright, it’s now April 2nd, so I can speak some truths with only the normal amount of skepticism. :) Spoiler: I’m gonna reveal parts of the joke. If that’s not your bag, you really should turn away now. At the time of me writing this (which is just after midnight on April 2nd), I’m around

Katanas & Trenchcoats is Live!

Do you yearn to portray the passionate and harrowing drama of awesome Immortals in a secret supernatural world? Does your heart sing the ancient aphotic melody of ’90s

K&T Conspirators Revealed!

Today, let’s take a peek at the interior of Katanas & Trenchcoats, the game that will totally revolutionize roleplaying[1]: Look at that gorgeous badness. Of course, I had to hide some… incriminating details, including chop off the bottom. But for those who are too timid to click on the image to get to the much larger

How You Chronicle an Immortal

How do you chronicle an Immortal in the upcoming Katanas & Trenchcoats? With a majestic record sheet. Yeah, click on that action to peep all the deets on that sheet. That’s just the 1-page version. If we’re all deserving enough, there will be 2-page, 4-page, 16-page, and 320-page versions in the future. Sheet designed by

Folks I Admire: William Shakespeare & Noah Webster

Today features two twists from my Folks I Admire series: I will speak of the dead rather than the living, and one of those people I don’t admire for positive reasons. (I will stick to my limit of two entities per post, though.) Are you a prescriptivist when it comes to language? Well, then you’re

Leaking Like a Sieve

I teased you all with a little tidbit yesterday. Maybe it wasn’t a fair tease. After all, it only showcases my talents at ’90s Geocities web-fu, right? Wrong, motherfuckers! Let’s get real. Let’s get cray-cray. Click on that for the full cover. This roleplaying game is so majestic. But don’t take my word for it—I had over