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 »

 

Cool Stuff Wednesday: All the Kickstarters!

There are four Kickstarters I’m excited about, so let’s do another Cool Stuff Wednesday! Undying Why I’m Excited: My wife, Lillian Cohen-Moore, and I edited Undying because of how utterly excited we were when Paul Riddle talked about the project years ago. We got to play it in our home, so we could see how

The Extra Secret Service: Coming Someday

I’ve hinted at working on a weird Fate/Apocalypse World Engine blend, which started as a joke and turned into a genuine project as it wouldn’t leave my head. And it turned into the backdoor redesign of the Emerging Threats Unit, after my Big Bad Con 2014 playtests revealed too many fundamental flaws with my past

Richer Character Aspect Compels

While working on a small project over the weekend, I finally articulated an idea that’s been kicking in my head for some time: What happens if we award fate points

Alignment as Cosmic Force

I’ve been listening to Ken & Robin Talk About Alignment, which has made some thoughts resurface—namely, that I find alignment a potentially interesting character creation (or rather, a

Me, Charity & Labor

I have a passion for making charity work. My very first publishing project, Finis: A Book of Endings, was created to fundraise for Habitat for Humanity after Hurricane Katrina. Mythender

The Dinner Party Format

As a busy adult who doesn’t have a regular gaming group, one thing that I am very interested in is using RPGs as a dinner party activity. It’s something I uncovered while pitching A Penny for My Thoughts to people—that as a three-hour game, it fits in nicely in an evening involving dinner. I don’t mean