This morning I launched The Abbot Trilogy Kickstarter and I have to keep my mind off of it. So, I’m going to write about the first play test for Freebooters. Freebooters is the post apocalyptic skirmish game being pried out of Bibliotecs. The thing with play tests is you want to have a goal, try […]
In Bibliotecs you play as a bibliotec. A bibliotec is an adventurer who explores the ruins of the past in search of knowledge and memorabilia. They are keen eyed, knowledgeable, and brash. They live to explore. They can fight, they can fight well, but they’re more likely to evade, survey, and report back. At this
It’s funny the films that come in and out of your life. A Boy and His Dog was not something that I had spent a lot of time watching when I was younger. Not like Star Wars or Conan or Willow, which were forever in the video player. This film first surfaced while at uni
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It’s impossible to create the perfect writing environment. Stephen King, at his peak Kingness during the 80s, set up a vast table in the middle of an enormous room surrounded by bookshelves filled with books. He was the opulent creative genius sitting in the centre, there to write words and weave stories. And in the
A few times a year I head off on a writer’s retreat. I go by myself. I find somewhere cheap and fairly boring to get The Work done. These are my thoughts on that process. I thoroughly suggest doing it if you can. I’ve broken it down into eight parts. Let’s go! This was originally