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1879: The Selkie

1879: Our first shapeshifter, the selkie, appears in the forthcoming 1879 Players Companion. Here's a preview. https://bit.ly/2LXY4qv #ttrpg #rpgs #fasa1879 #mechanics #folklore #furry #steampunk
 

VenLeitche Status 2019-12-09

The weekly development tracking spreadsheet for Dynamic Balances: Venleitche has been posted to https://bit.ly/2PtuaeU, with Changelog, Wordcount/Pagecount tracking, and To-Do. Patrons have received this week's development compile of the game manual, up 10 pages from last week. It's only a dollar to become a patron and see what I'm doing in a pangender Neopagan game world with a light-crunch mechanic drive by player agency and consequences of player actions. #ttrpg #rpgs #amwriting #writing #Venleitche
 

1879: Heavy Metal

1879: Heavy Metal: The Ottoman Empire has steam mecha. What more do we need to say? And now, the stats. https://bit.ly/2YsfrVD #ttrpg #rpgs #steampunk #mecha #ottoman #fasa1879
 

1879: What Do Trolls Eat?

1879 Blog: In which we discuss military rations for Big People, and compare troll rations to Earthdawn's dwarven mine rations. Spoiler: nobody likes either of them. #fasa1879 #steampunk #ttrpg #rpgs #mechanics https://bit.ly/2OZJ4cE
 

1879: New Personality!

1879: New Personality! Dr. Olga Vyshenko, a Unificationist, specializes in electricity and light, and builds high-energy weapons for an enigmatic noble with seemingly unlimited funds. #steampunk #ttrpg #rpgs #fasa1879 https://bit.ly/2KPMJbL
 

1879 New Product!

New Product! Simeon d'Hivers, Personality 6 for #FASA1879, an 11 page dossier with Backstory, Connections, Adventure Hooks, and steamweird Goodies, because everyone needs to know a fixer working on the edge of the government, right? Of course you do! Click through to https://bit.ly/37G5tUS! #ttrpg #rpgs #steampunk
 

Writing Session 2019-11-19

744 words on Ikerlari Kaiet Xaparrarte, an Investigator who looks into possible arcane crimes and fraud masquerading as the supernatural for the Basque government. This will be #fasa1879 Personality 12, the one that finishes the first series. Proposed: Series 2, Villains; Series 3, Historical Personages. #amwriting #writing #ttrpg #rpgs
 

Out of Time - A Game Created for the 24-hour RPG and 200 Word RPG

I submitted a game for the 200 Word RPG, Out of Time. It is a time travel story of a person trying to defeat an enemy that his older self did not defeat. The RPG Geek 24 Hour RPG was going on during the same period, so I expanded that terse presentation over the rest of the 24 hours, creating the entry Out of Time - Expanded.

It was an interesting process; I'm not sure if the end result of the longer product is better, or just more verbose. But I finally used GM Binder, a patreon that I've been supporting for a while because I liked the idea of it. It turned out to be just as great as the idea seemed for short form publications. It was a lot easier than opening Affinity Publisher to layout something that brief.

Voting is going on now for the 24 hour rpg (link), and there are a lot of great entries there if you're interested in taking a look.

The 200 Word RPG version can also be found on my blog- http://www.chuckdee.net/?blog/outoftime. I'll be posting the Expanded version there, also.

Let me know what you think if you decide to read it!

#ttrpgs #rpgs #RPGGeek #24HourRPG #200WordRPG
 

Venleitche Weekly Update 2019-11-18

#Venleitche weekly tracking sheet at https://bit.ly/2r2DJc3 has this week's wordcount, todo list, and changelog for my Dynamic Balances #patreon game progress. The game itself is restricted to the patrons but the spreadsheet is public in the interest of transparency. #amwriting #writing #ttrpg #rpgs
 

1879: Things That Go Bang

1879: Things That Go Bang: In which we discuss firearms and how they work in the CoreStep mechanic, and present diverse historical notes of interest. https://bit.ly/2Okzv7D #ttrpg #rpgs #steampunk #fasa1879
 

Hattie Strathmore, Journalist

Not a lot of writing time today, but I got 825 words in on the next Personality for #fasa1879 - an older snark woman, political and economic Journalist for the Sydney Herald. She still needs a lot of Backstory, and I haven't started her character sheet yet. #ttrpg #rpgs #amwriting #writing #steampunk
 
Hello #india I still need a #ttrpg / #rpgs sensitivity reader! Offering US$40 to critique a 3800-word writeup on a Jain character. Please help me avoid cultural appropriation and be respectful! DM for details. #fasa1879
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1879: The Ride of Kiposkodeyl

1879: A legend of the Saurids, of how the separatists of the Gruv reached back to their ancestral home during the War of the Machine People https://bit.ly/2pPc7Hl #steampunk #fasa1879 #rpgs #ttrpg #fantasy
 
#RPGs I bought at #luccacomicsandgames2019

On might thews: this has been on my list for ages, I'm eager to try it but it mixes fantasy adventure setting with a simple story driven system, it should be perfect for my tastes

Microscope: I didn't know but I'm credited at the end of the Italian edition because the publishers decided to bring it to Italy after they played a demo with me at a convention a few years ago. I was so honored! I bought the game and made them sign it :3

Burning opera: I worked on the translation/editing and got my free copy, yay!

The Warren: now that the pbta-invasion is over, I can read a pbta without feeling bored immediately. Since I'm re-reading watership down with my wife, I managed to convince her to buy the game, let's see if we actually get to play it!

Star-crossed: I followed the Kickstarter and the Italian edition came as a surprise. I played it at lucca with a friend of mine (it was his first rpg game ever <3) and I liked it, especially how short it is.

What new games did you buy/play recently? :D

#rpg #ttrpg #luccacomics2019
#indierpgs #storygames
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Do you like COOL #ART IN #RPGs?

Do you like COOL #RPG #DESIGN?

Do you want BOTH OF THOSE THINGS FOR TEN FRICKIN' DOLLARS?

Back Homunculus Assembly Line ASAP cuz this is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Who knows what might haunt you if you don't...

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/briecs/homunculus-assembly-line

Homunculus Assembly Line by Brie Sheldon — Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/briecs/homunculus-assembly-line
Italy 
I put out posts for specific blogs for folks to be aware that they exist but I'm not an OSR person myself, but am a TTRPG player when I can and like to stay up on things.

Recommended to try looking for folks using a variety of links in posts:

#Gamers #TTRPG #TTRPGs #Gaming #RPGs #RPG and #Roleplaying #TabletopRPGs
 
Well, I'm #newhere, another G+ refugee checking out this platform. It looks promising; hopefully it can become a robust system and as great a community as I had at G+.

Below is an alphabet soup of hashtags with some of my more frequently visited interest areas. Historically I haven't used hashtags in much of anything I've written online, so I don't know that I'm gonna start doing that here all of a sudden, either. In any case this place looks like it emulates G+ circles (with the aspects thing), and afaic that's an adequate way to track and find my interest groups and like-minded peeps. Guess we'll see how it all works out!

By the way almost all my posts are public unless I'm asking a very specific question to a particular group of people (like asking fellow novelists something about writing craft or marketing). So what you see here is pretty much what you get.

(Btw my profile pic is way overdue to be changed but I'm starting out with it here for the sake of visual recognition for G+ friends.)

My main current interest areas: #3dprinting, #artificialintelligence, #china, #currentevents, #fantasy, #futurism, #gaming, #german, #germany, #history, #miniatures, #petmice, #rpgs, #science, #sciencefiction, #technology, #wargames, #worldbuilding, and #writing.
 

Looks Like Google Is Getting More Anti-Social Networking


Now is the time to get your online gaming groups over to Discord or other available platforms before the rush. The other piece of Google's Social Networking Systems is the next to go after Googleplus shuts down.

Google Hangouts Likely Shutting Down 2020

#google #news #technology #hangouts #googlehangouts #onlinegaming #gaming #gamers #gamer
#rpgs #socialnetworking
 
I just realized that my previous #introduction post wasn't marked Public. That makes it far less useful as an introduction. So I'm repeating it here publicly, so other people can maybe see it who haven't already connected with me:

I’m Nick, I’m #newhere following the G+ death announcement. Mostly I use social media to talk about #tabletop-rpgs #RPGs and #gamedesign. I spend most of my time thinking about games or making games. Mostly I make short RPGs and larps, in the #indierpgs or #storygames style, about idiosyncratic subject matters. This year, for example, I’ve been releasing a roleplaying game every month about a weird D&D monster.

You can see a lot of the things I’ve written in these places:
https://www.rpgnow.com/browse.php?x=0&y=0&author=Nick Wedig
http://nickwedig.libraryofhighmoon.com/

I also enjoy lots of other nerd stuff. Tell me about your weird nerd hobbies.
 
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