Hello! All the excitement is over at The Rat Hole today, as I write a little bit about ways to use existing verse and poems in your game. Check it out there and let me know what you think!
It’s a rare Tuesday at The Rat Hole! That’s because my interview with the cast of Queen’s Court Games’ Kult: Divinity Lost mini-series was so jam packed with fun stuff, we had to break it in two parts. And Part Two is now live! You should definitely read Part One first, though, so you don’t miss anything. And do not miss the final installment in this creeping tale of childhood trauma and adult horror, this Thursday at 7pm EST at the Queen’s Court Games Twitch channel.
This Monday at The Rat Hole features Part One of my interview with the cast of Queen’s Court Games’ Kult: Divinity Lost series, His Last Hope. This is a great horror series in three parts and I was lucky enough to get some of the cast’s time to ask questions for your entertainment. Check it out before Part 2 drops on Tuesday!
It’s Monday, and that means a new post over at The Rat Hole! This week I interviewed Rue, the organizer behind the fabulous TTRPGs for Trans Rights in Texas, doing gangbusters! You can read the interview here.
If you have a suggestion for someone from the Indie TTRPG community I could interview next, please let me know. I’m always on the lookout for cool people to talk with. DM me on Twitter or send an email to email@example.com with your suggestion.
Good morrow nerds! Last week was a good week because I got to interview two of the three producers behind Unbreakable: Revolution for The Rat Hole. You can see that interview here! It was great time talking with Jacky and Jazz about the Unbreakable project and what the future holds. Spoiler: it holds plenty of amazing books, among other things.
Then stay tuned, because I’ll have a post about Unbreakable: Revolution for launch day tomorrow, plus a review for The Rat Hole going up on Friday! It’s an Unbreakable week, folks, so buckle up!
We’re into April and so it’s time for another RPG Blog Carnival! You can find details and my first post over at The Rat Hole today. Stay tuned through the rest of the month, both there and her, for more magic item goodness!
And keep your eyes here for some exciting Extra Life 2021 announcements! Thanks to everyone’s generosity I was able to raise just over $1000 last year, which is amazing! Never one to rest on my laurels (they really aren’t as comfy as you would hope) I have set my 2021 goal at $2500. That’s going to take a some work, so I’ll talk about what I hope to do to achieve that soon. Enjoy the day!
Check out my post over at The Rat Hole! It’s time to get that Christmas cheer flowing so I’ve got three games to bring that to your table.
Stay tuned in this space, I have some December Extra Life gaming to announce, and YOU could be part of it.
Because of a friend who comes all-caps screaming into my Twitter DMs when they don’t feel I am promoting myself enough, what follows is a post of things I have recently released, am currently working on, and how you can help me do the things I do if you like what you see around here. I may make this a regular mid-month post, if for no other reason than to save my friend the trouble of messaging me.
So let’s start on this page and work our way outward, shall we? First up, I am a skilled editor of TTRPGs and speculative fiction. My rates and other information can be found on the Need an Editor? page on this site. My rates are reasonable and negotiable, so if you are looking for an editor for your next project please contact me with the handy contact form at the bottom of that page. I would love to discuss your next project with you. The page also has links to a selection of previous projects that are worth checking out.
I have recently been taking part in game jams over on Itch under my publishing imprint, Prairie Dragon Press. I have two projects available now: Game Master’s Quick Reference for the Bookmark Jam, and Editing for TTRPGs: A Primer for the Non-Editor for the TTRPG Resource Jam. Both are PWYW, with proceeds going to a fund which allows me to do free editing work for marginalized creators. A third project, Toys Against Terror (working title) is coming at the end of the month for the Fluffy Horror Jam.
I write articles, editorials and reviews mostly, over at The Rat Hole. Articles go up on Mondays, with reviews popping up whenever my editor schedules them. There are plenty of other folx over there doing excellent stuff so the site is worth your attention. You can give them a follow on Twitter to get notified about new posts.
I am privileged to be one of the members of the Creator’s Catalyst Project, which exists to provide new and marginalized creators with access to editing, layout, and art for their projects. The link goes to our website and you can find all the information about applying there. If you don’t have a project but like the sound of what we do, you can support our efforts with a donation to our Ko-Fi. Funds raised there help us put additional resources into each project we take on, and possibly allow us to work on more than one project.
I also raise funds for Extra Life every year, and we are currently closing in on this year’s game day. I am currently at about 55% of my fundraising goal for this year, and I have a number of incentives available if you donate as an individual, or get your gaming group together to make a donation. You can donate safely and easily through my Extra Life Donation Page, and everything you give goes to support sick kids.
I think that’s it for now. There are a few things I have coming up that I can’t discuss yet and I reserve the right to come back and update as my faulty memory supplies new information. If you want to talk to me about anything here, shoot me a message using the contact form on the site, or message me on Twitter.
Heya, folx! I have a post up over at The Rat Hole, talking about the upcoming new TTRPG setting and actual play series, Into the Mother Lands. Check it out and make sure you are there for the start of something I think is going to be amazing! And stay tuned on Friday, I will have an interview I did with a few members of the creative team.
But I haven’t been idle! You can find a plethora of 2020 posts from me over at The Rat Hole. And Ben over at the Bone Box Chant posted an interview he did with me as part of his Editors series. If you’d like a peek behind the curtain of my editing process it’s a good read.
And things push ahead with Salt Bay Pirate Radio! I recorded an Episode Zero and am editing that now, and plan to record Episode One this Sunday. Plus the logo I commissioned is almost done, so I should have that in place when the first episode goes live, which will be keen.
I do miss posting here, however, so do expect me to get back to that. As I mentioned this past Monday I am revisiting my thirty year old AD&D Spelljammer setting house rules. My plan is to post a bunch of my process of updating it to 5e on here, so you can get an idea of what I love about that setting. And it will be a taste of the resource I will eventually publish.