My New Year's Resolution is to be kind and give others the benefit of the doubt. Maybe the WotC execs aren't greedy liars. Maybe they are just differently abled.
I don't want to write about this. I'm tired of reading about it. I'm tired of thinking of about it. I have nothing to say about the legal issues involved. I do have some things to say to the hobby gamers.
There's is a lot of heated talk about the brand and the game of Dungeons & Dragons. I have thoughts. These thoughts are about the response I am seeing more than what WotC is doing.
What does it mean for a game company to be independent?
The RPG business is a tough one. Some of it's biggest employers need to think about how they treat their people. Some of the designers need to decide if they want to stick around for their fair share of the abuse.
Like it or not. LotFP changed the role-playing game business forever.
I keep seeing people discourage others from producing game material for sale. Often, the word used is "commodifying." A commodity is a good that is interchangeable with a good of the same type. If you grow the conventional form of field corn and I grow the conventional form of field corn; there isn't any significant …