Free Spacer @ Fear the Con

Finally, after over two years in production, you’ll have a chance to try out Free Spacer. The game will debut at Fear the Con in St. Louis on March 18th & 19th. Christoph and Lisa will be driving down to Saint Louis from Toronto Canada, hopefully arriving in time to attend the World Wide Wing Night on Thursday, March 17th. Free Spacer is an upcoming Sci-fi...

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Aliens of Free Spacer: Meet the Atoli

Aliens of Free Spacer: Meet the Atoli

Jeff stomped out of the crowded refugee camp pushing the taller aliens out of his path. The useless medics couldn’t fix his failing rebreather. Still, they were polite enough to mention that he would suffocate in the Nitrogen rich air without it. He cursed himself for coming to this desolate moon. Those gold Atoli sisters should have told him the...

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RPGs Make Gorgeous Books

I must admit, taking on the art and visual design for an entire RPG is an intimidating task. Looking at the scope of designing a book is huge enough, but an RPG is more like my old high school Biology textbook done up as an artbook. I am no stranger to artbooks; as an avid collector I have over a hundred in my collection. After picking many of the gorgeous...

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Size Matters

I’m sure as you stroll threw your Friendly Local Gaming Store, you’ve noticed there have been a subtle change in some of the game books populating the shelves. Since the 1980’s these RPGs have been published as the standard 8.5 x 11 format hard or soft cover books. The first book I had in an alternate format was the one off RPG for the Dark...

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Escapism & Suspension of Disbelief

Ever since film school I have disliked the terms: Escapism and Suspension of Disbelief. I believe that they are used to dismiss philosophic and speculative pursuits. These ideas have a direct connection to rigorous thought on Roleplaying Games. Escapism is defined as using a mental diversion, as an “escape” from the banal aspects of daily life. Who...

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