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 »

Hire Ryan for Writing, Development, and Editing

Ryan offers a variety of services to authors and publishers, both in gaming and elsewhere. Come see what Ryan can do for your book, game, or project. 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 »

 

Cool Stuff Wednesday: Gen Con 2014 Edition

Gen Con Indy is next week! So much cool stuff going on! I did a Twitter poll for stuff that’s interesting or debuting at Gen Con, and here’s

Request for Questions: Gen Con Packing & Planning

Friends, folks, Internet people, I’m looking for your questions about what to pack, what to plan, pitfalls that have happened to you or folks you know that you’d like expert answers about. Even if you have an answer, and just want to hear other answers to see if there’s something easier, cheaper, or better, please

InDesign/InCopy Script: Find XXs and Hyphens

Occasionally things come up at my day job (as an editor at Paizo) where I can employ my former profession as a software designer to make my life as an editor easier. A recent one involved making a script for InCopy (and thus InDesign) that finds various forms of “XX” and times when we misuse

Success at a Cost with Defending in Fate

A couple months ago, I wrote about how to do success at a cost with attacks in Fate. At the time, I figured there wasn’t a good way

The Limitations of the Bronze Rule

Many people who get entranced by Fate do so in part because of the Bronze Rule (also known as the Fate Fractal): In Fate, you can treat anything

#36GamingMoments

Today, I turn 36. I’m old enough to smoke my adult years, or my adult years are aged to a respectable drinking age. (I’m having a cigar and scotch tonight, hence the metaphor.) If you know my story, you know that I didn’t expect to be alive today. For my birthday, here’s what I’d like