Supporting our work and some real talk on money.

A note: We know times are tight and Puerto Rico needs help, as do others post disaster. We'll be here for a while, but their need is now & pressing. So save links & if you got spare coins today or later? That's great. If not we understand Reminder that we're on Patreon, this 1st day … Continue reading Supporting our work and some real talk on money.

Review: Torment – Tides of Numenera

Developer: inXile entertainment Platforms: Windows, Mac, Linux, PS4 and Xbox One (Windows version tested) Release date: February 28th 2017 Website: https://torment.inxile-entertainment.com/ Since the Kickstarted RPG Renaissance began, we've had three (THREE!) Shadowruns, Pillars of Eternity, Divinity: Original Sin a new Wasteland, and Tyranny. Fans of clicking through dialogue and (quasi-)turn-based combat from an isometric perspective have been spoilt … Continue reading Review: Torment – Tides of Numenera

.@ValorConChicago is happening! Submit a panel!

ValorCon 2016 is happening! September 30 - October 2, 2016 - Macy's 111 N. State Street Chicago, IL   Thank you for taking the time to submit a panel suggestion for ValorCon 2016! We are excited to offer a diverse selection of content to our attendees. http://valorcon.com/submit-a-panel/ Panels may have two to four panelists. Please … Continue reading .@ValorConChicago is happening! Submit a panel!

Let’s talk about what diversity actually means

So...friends, come on over and pull up a chair we've got a yarn for you this morning. It's about diversity and what calling for representation actually means. First and foremost, advocating for more representation does not mean forcing diversity for the sake of it down consumers, game makers, game players throats. It does not mean … Continue reading Let’s talk about what diversity actually means

.@MagpieOfficial is seeking freelancers for Fate Codex

"We’re looking for anybody who has a good idea, and in particular we’d love to get more women and minority writers and designers to contribute. We want contributors from all levels of experience, too. Being new to Fate doesn’t mean we won’t accept your pitch."So! Fate Codex is seeking writers (like you) to create awesome … Continue reading .@MagpieOfficial is seeking freelancers for Fate Codex

ConTessa needs you! Seeking women to run events at GenCon 2016

About ConTessa We're passionate about getting more women involved in running, talking about, and creating tabletop roleplaying games. We do this by running awesome events... Live Hangout Gaming Game events come up several times throughout the year, run through Google+ Hangouts. Panels & Seminars We invite women to moderate panels on all their favorite topics, … Continue reading ConTessa needs you! Seeking women to run events at GenCon 2016

Hex: TCG: An Example of Purposeful Exclusivity

  by: Zoe W. I started playing Hex TCG in October of 2015. Hex had a lot of features, with more in development, that made me hopeful that this would be a game that I would be playing for a long time to come. Unfortunately, this was not the case. It is especially disappointing because … Continue reading Hex: TCG: An Example of Purposeful Exclusivity

Diversify Tabletop: Finding Diverse Designers Among the d20s

By Sarah Richardson on September 23, 2015 Activism, Diversity, Feminism, Games, Geek Culture, Race, Racism   EDIT: This article was originally done for Women Write About Comics, and this is a repost from the original interview, posted by Sarah Richardson on 9/23/2015 Recently, I noticed a new hashtag pop up on my Twitter feed: #DiversifyTabletop. I … Continue reading Diversify Tabletop: Finding Diverse Designers Among the d20s

Dev Notes 23 – Is Steamscapes: Asia for You? (originally posted at SteamScapes.com)

Last year I wrote several Developer Notes in response to concerns that people had regarding whether we even should make a book set in Asia. Since rather a lot of time has passed (and we've finished our book), I think it should now be okay to share a general reaction that I had kept to … Continue reading Dev Notes 23 – Is Steamscapes: Asia for You? (originally posted at SteamScapes.com)