Designing an RPG Adventure

Designing an RPG Adventure

The Forest of Lost Children zine is nearly ready to send off to the printers. So I’ve been thinking about how I actually design adventures. Now much like the way I design board games, I always start with the theme in mind for every decision. Am I going for a...
Witnessing a Pandemic

Witnessing a Pandemic

Over the past few weeks, I’ve seen several memes about how it feels like the world is playing a giant game of Pandemic. And as of two days ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) has officially listed Covid-19 as a pandemic. Those memes are a bit of dark humor, but...
Paleovet Design Diary 1: Inspiration

Paleovet Design Diary 1: Inspiration

I was eleven in 1993 when Jurassic Park debuted. Seeing it is one of my most vivid movie-going memories as a child. Like many kids, I was obsessed with dinosaurs, but at age 11, I was just about to grow out of it. I saw Jurrasic Park in the Dream Theater in downtown...
Harley’s Top Five Board Games of 2019

Harley’s Top Five Board Games of 2019

I tend to enjoy games that can be quite different from Will’s and Dave’s preferences, though we still play a wide variety of games at our game nights. Due to this (and my desire to not select the same game as anyone else), no game on my list has been seen in either of the other two.