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AFTER THE WAR-PRIMER

I’ve been having great fun with Facility23 as a daily writing challenge and as we start to head to the end of the first month, now’s a good time to give you an idea of the setting. I’m writing it for After the War, the game my buddy Jason Pitre and co-created because it’s a […]

AFTER THE WAR-PRIMER

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This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. I’ve spent a good chunk of this week slowly dying in space. it’s been

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After The War: The Company Life

I did NaNoWriMo for the first time in close to a decade this year. I won too! Yay! It’s been fun and weird and massively vindicating. Fun because the act of getting this story out of my head and onto the page is a deeply enjoyable one. Weird because I am BAD at outlining or,

After The War: The Company Life

After The War: Meet Belter Me

How great is this?! As part of After The War, Jason commissioned the amazing Claudia Cangini for art, including in-game portraits of the lead creators! So, this is Belter me, all set to go out onto the surface of Polvo and get some stuff DONE. Massive thanks to Claudia for bringing this world to life

After The War: Meet Belter Me

After The War: Hope and Horror

Horror is a good portion of my day job. As the host of PseudoPod, one of the first original genre fiction podcasts, every week my job is simple; get on stage, introduce a nightmare and then once its done talk about why and how it works. Its a little like Tony Stark’s amazing holographic work

After The War: Hope and Horror

After The War: Starfleet’s Worst Day

After the War, the tabletop RPG I’ve been developing for the last couple of years with the amazing Jason Pitre, is crowdfunding as we speak/read/type! As part of the project, I’ll be posting regular essays about the background and design over the next month.  Starfleet’s Worst Day Let’s plot some cultural compass points and let’s

After The War: Starfleet’s Worst Day

After The War Playtest Invite

This blogpost was so nearly called I MADE A GAME WITH AN AWESOME CO-CREATOR! It may yet be part of a series called that. Because I did. Want to play it? After The War is a game of memetic science fiction horror. It’s Bravestarr in a minor key, Starfleet’s day after their worst day ever.

After The War Playtest Invite

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