I watch or listen to interviews of filmmakers, musicians, comedians and anyone else who does creative work of any type. This is one manifestation of my own self doubt. Spending hours consuming these sorts of things is a place for me to hide and not work. I can rationalize and tell myself, "I'm listening to …
You can waste your time telling me I'm a jerk, if you want.
Conceptual Model + Mechanical Apparatus + Player Choice + Game Master Adjudication = A Role Playing Game
What do I want as a player, game master, and designer?
Are you going to ride the Story Horse or the Game Horse?
How many games is more than enough?
I published a little essay a few weeks ago entitled the D.I.O. Manifesto. Brian at Deathtrap Games asked me about it the other day. I hadn't thought about the post much since I hit "publish." It had been sitting in my drafts folder for a while before I decided to put it up on the …