Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Somnium

Returning today to some research that I was doing in 2012! Fun fact of the day: Johannes Kepler wrote one of the first science fiction books, the famous “Somnium” (“The Dream”), over the course of several revisions between 1610 and … Continue reading

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The Shadow Orchestra

In honor of the new Puppetland book released in .pdf format from Arc Dream Publishing, I’m writing a bit about the research into historical and contemporary puppetry that I did to generate the characters, conflicts and settings I contributed to the game. There are four … Continue reading

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Pretty Polly

Since the new Puppetland book has been released in .pdf format from Arc Dream Publishing, I thought I would write a bit about the three scenarios that I’ve written for the project, particularly about the research I did into historical … Continue reading

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Puppetland Is Here!

Excitement! The digital version of Arc Dream Publishing’s new edition of the Puppetland RPG is here, featuring three brand-new scenarios by yours truly! You can download the .pdf of the core rule book and scenarios here, at RPGnow. It’s a … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Memorial: Morris Dembo, Revisited

  On Father’s Day in 2013, I wrote a memorial for my grandfather Morris Dembo, accompanied by a scan of the photo above. At the time, I was simply trying to write down as much as I knew and remembered … Continue reading

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Indie Meals – Wolf Mother Stew

I worked out this recipe a two years ago, during an indie summer in Vancouver. All game development jobs seem to involve some lapses of self-care, and it’s pretty common to see game devs in any segment of the industry … Continue reading

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Year’s Best Horror Volume 8

One of the things that all horror fans in North America look forward to every year is the release of editor Ellen Datlow’s compendium of the Year’s Best Horror. The book is always full of great fiction, but it’s also … Continue reading

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