Fiction

“The Lesson of the Hunter and his Stepchildren” – a new folktale for The Blackwood

My good friend Eli Kurtz has spent this month of May running a Kickstarter for his brand new setting for Savage Worlds, a wuxia/folktale inspired world called The Blackwood. He has spent the last several years building this world and preparing to bring it to the public, and his Kickstarter is fully funded at this… Continue reading “The Lesson of the Hunter and his Stepchildren” – a new folktale for The Blackwood

non-comprehensive list, Non-Fiction

8 Spoopy Books 4 Hammaweens: A Non-Comprehensive List

I love autumn. If asked what my favorite season is, I'll more than likely say spring because of my birthday. Or summer because of the Ren Faire. But honestly I adore fall. I love layering up, I love comfy stuff, I love dumb Instagram-perfect leaves and pumpkins and hot chocolate. I love cozy socks and sick… Continue reading 8 Spoopy Books 4 Hammaweens: A Non-Comprehensive List

Non-Fiction, Review

Game Time: Playdead’s “Inside” Gets All Up In Your Mind

  A boy scrambles down a short but steep rocky incline in the middle of the woods, in the dead of night. He hits the ground, unhurt but a little breathless, and looks around. Although we may not have any idea where he is or where he is going, he seems to always know exactly what he's… Continue reading Game Time: Playdead’s “Inside” Gets All Up In Your Mind

Game Time, Non-Fiction

Game Time: Campo Santo’s “Firewatch” is a Lingering Tale, a Wonder to Behold

So... I am not super good at playing video games, but I am really solid at watching other people play video games and enjoying the art, the technical achievements, and the storytelling for all it's worth. Especially when the game is beautiful, richly animated, excellently voice-acted, and jaw-droppingly well written. The other night, the Fella… Continue reading Game Time: Campo Santo’s “Firewatch” is a Lingering Tale, a Wonder to Behold

Geek, Non-Fiction, Review

Review: Professor Elemental’s APEQUEST is a timeywimey triumph!

It's a funny old world. One minute, you're at Teslacon screaming because Lord Bobbins just announced that the world-famous Professor Elemental will be joining us next year for Teslacon 7 - and then the next minute you're at home screaming because the Prof himself has agreed to let you review his newest album for your… Continue reading Review: Professor Elemental’s APEQUEST is a timeywimey triumph!