Twelve RPG Prompts for Twelfth Month

There's this "12 RPGs for the 12th Month" thing that's going on G+ right now, where there's twelve writing prompts about games, one for every two days in December. This co-incidentally winds up ending on December 24th, and feels a bit 12 Days of Christmas-y without dropping the word "Christmas" in anywhere. ((And also, let's not forget that the 12 Days of Christmas actually start on Christmas Day, running through Three Kings Day/Epiphany.)) It's a bit like the #RPGaDAY thing that happens in August. Writing prompts about gaming. Paul Mitchner started the thing with a graphic. Below I've written them out (and cleaned up the prompts a touch) for use of cutting and pasting into future writings. Continue reading “Twelve RPG Prompts for Twelfth Month” »...
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Thomas at PAX Unplugged

I've been looking forward to attending PAX Unplugged for a while. My major client, John Wick Presents, will be taking me to the convention to help sell 7th Sea games and related coolness. (I've got a two-minute demo down cold, which could expand to a five-minute demo with interest, and can talk about the game for as little or as long as interest remains.) While there are several things I want to see and do, I think this will be a rather laid-back event for me. The show is in Philadelphia, and while it's a bit lighter on the roleplaying side of things than say, Gen Con is, there are still a lot of people and colleagues I'd like to meet up with (and merchandise to check out). With the number of events scheduled, this feels like a larger RinCon, mainly by having a huge open gaming library (the no pre-registration for events is odd), and RinCon was only up to 800+...
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Going to PAX Unplugged?

I'm heading to PAX Unplugged over in Philadelphia in just a few days! That's a gaming convention that I feel is a whole bunch of companies going to a gaming convention to see what it's all about, and that's what it's all about. From what I've gathered, it's going to be like RinCon, but with a much bigger open gaming library. So over on reddit, someone asked about what to expect at this, their first ever boardgaming convention. Specifically, should they rush to the expo hall to purchase new games and limited edition items at crazy steep discounts? I wrote a short answer that turned into a longer answer, which turned into something that's would be it's own blog post. Ta da! Continue reading “Going to PAX Unplugged?” »...
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