Category Archives: Game Design

Progress and updates on the game design process.

Games in a Utopia

I guess it depends where you sit. We live in a post-scarcity civilisation (we have the technology), we just don’t live in a post-scarcity society. Scarcity is manufacturered. So are we close to a utopia if we fixed distribution and … Continue reading

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TTRPGDESIGN Update: Enhanced

I haven’t spoken much about “Enhanced” but the premise is: “What if, in the Twilight War, the war to end all wars, there was another agent. Something that arrived on earth nearly 100 years before and spread it’s mutagenic force … Continue reading

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TTRPGDesign: Beyond Human update

Progress with Beyond Human has definitely slowed dude to working on other projects; not least ENHANCED for Twilight 2000 and The 23rd Letter 3rd Edition (as well as Xiongguo, Invasion and Rise of R’lyeh. Yes, some of those projects you’ve … Continue reading

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Beyond Human: Progress Report

Every day brings us a little closer to release day. Today was about defining the attributes better and working on the rules for Pushing and Channelling powers.

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New Project: Beyond Human

New? I’ve been working on this for a while. 2008. I wrote that in 2008. The project has advanced. It’s now 70 pages which puts it as the largest book I’ve made to date. The premise is that it’s a … Continue reading

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New Release: CONTRACTORS for Twilight 2000

It’s been a while and a lot of research but also a lot of fun. CONTRACTORS for Twilight 2000 CONTRACTORS is a supplement for Twilight 2000 4th Edition detailing the operations of private military contractors in the years leading up … Continue reading

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The 23rd Letter, 3rd “Fury” Edition

Yeah, I wasn’t planning on having to talk about it so soon. Blog post isn’t even written. but… it’s set nearly thirty years later. The Psychic War as was died with the final end of the Cold War. Corporations figured … Continue reading

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23rd Letter, 2nd Edition PDF

After a lengthy delay, I released the PDF of the second edition of The 23rd Letter. Anyone who has the print edition gets it free (so, if you have it, get in touch).? There’s a third edition (different time period, … Continue reading

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New Release: Kick Murder

Well, tonight we hit publish on our new #TTRPG: Kick Murder https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/419543/Kick-Murder “Your Emotions Make You Human, Even The Unpleasant Ones Have A Purpose” In Kick Murder, the players are catapulted into a world of danger and uncertainty. Their humdrum … Continue reading

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Mythos Role-Reversal

Originally posted on Mastodon at #TTRPGDesign Saw someone asking about Mythos role reversal on Reddit. I don’t relish the idea of playing evil characters or Mythos monsters so most of the thread was meh. But characters who are doomed are … Continue reading

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Return to Jorune

I am in the middle of a writing project (Twilight Invasion, if you must know) but this just means I have extra procrastination for other writing projects. I’ve written about Jorune before. There’s some activity on the Jorune Facebook page … Continue reading

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Silver Haired Sentinels: Superheroic Role-Playing in the Retirement Age

Take on the reigns of a retired superhero living out their lives in a retirement home with other seniors. Try and relive smome of your glory days while fighting authoritarian wardens, the rigours of modern life and a family that … Continue reading

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Latest Project: Silver Haired Sentinels

I’ve been working on this for a while now – and just waiting on a few art pieces to be finished. So, what is it? Silver Haired Sentinels is a roleplaying game about the residents and staff of a Continuing … Continue reading

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Twilight Tangents: LEGION

I just started watching the Legion TV series (bought on iTunes) and it’s absolutely compelling. And then that made me think that it could easily be modelled using The 23rd Letter or Twilight:2000 with Twilight Tangents 1.0. David is obviously … Continue reading

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Announcing Twilight Tangents – a multi-world sourcebook for Twilight: 2000 4th Edition

I’ve produced a couple of books for T2K4e but I’m really enjoying putting together this latest one. This book describes three alternate futures for the T:2000 game. Things to spice up the game. GET IT NOW on DTRPG Here’s some … Continue reading

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T2000: CZTERY – Four Mystery Scenarios for Twilight:2000

Now available through the Free League Workshop, four mysteries for Twilight: 2000 referees who want something mysterious in their game. Ready to slot into an existing campaign or you can use the places (and maps) provided. This does the work … Continue reading

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An old ZOMBI review…

Because ZOMBI is back on sale, I figured looking at an old review might be timely. From Caliverbooks (Valkyrie mag) Zombi RPG Crucible Design Zombies have appeared in RPGs since D&D first appeared. Those early zombies were the sword fodder … Continue reading

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ZOMBI now available on DTRPG

ZOMBI is now on DTRPG. Originally distributed in hardcopy through the US and Europe, this is the first digital version. The first few pages of this journal have been destroyed by fire and by weathering. The actual location of the … Continue reading

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Nor Gloom Of Night – now available on DriveThruRPG

Nor Gloom Of Night is a post-apocalyptic setting for your favourite modern RPG. Become a horse-riding agent of the Reformation States twenty years after the fall of the United States of America. The dangers out there are many; from self-proclaimed … Continue reading

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Regency Royale

In late 2019, just before the Covid thing, I was working on a game design document for a real time tactics video game with the working title of “Regency Royale”. A quasi-historical world designed to evoke some great narrative inspired … Continue reading

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