Hey tooters, here's a new thing I'm trying: shorter reviews once a month, with deeper dives and other stuff the rest of the weeks. Give it a go and let me know what you think of the format.
In the spirit of the current fuck-D&D mood in the world (which I wholly endorse), I wrote a little "intro to indie gaming if you're curious" primer on the blog. None of y'all are my target audience but if you have someone in your life that needs to be deprogrammed from the cult, send 'em my way.
Hello tooters! I don't get in here enough but I haven't forgotten about you, either! Just posted a thing about reaching for my next Patreon goal, which will allow me to start paying outside writers for specific, curated coverage of their expertise. Read more if you're interested:
This is last month's Patron-first piece. Hope you enjoy. (God what a shit upsell! See it's a think piece about the spaces between credibility and authority and how...well, just give it a go, let me know what you think.)
Dove so deep I came out the other side. We've been playing Impulse Drive the past couple months. Give it a read if you're looking for a kick-ass space adventure.
Time to laugh and laugh as I catch up with the past decade of online roleplaying in two months!
Roleplaying discourse will never evolve. Time is a flat circle. What has come before will come again...and again!
This week's post was last month's Patreon-first piece. Cleaned up, expanded, dressed up. Enjoy!
Phewwww. This ended up being *so much work* but I think it was worth it. The final year of my 20teens retrospective, with a big wrapup list of must-plays. Enjoy!
Hey hey we're up to 2018. The series is nearly over!
Hello tooters! Something for you to read to while away your lockdown.
Up to 2013 in the series. I've been expanding each year beyond the (too) big megapost I sent my Patreon backers the beginning of January.
And this is 2012. No big surprises from anyone who can remember 2012.
Yikes, I haven't been keeping up with my reposts of my "best of the 20-teens" series. This was 2011:
I'm starting to spool out my decade-long breakdown of indie games in the 20teens. First year is up now: https://www.indiegamereadingclub.com/indie-game-reading-club/a-decade-of-indie-roleplaying-2010/
Patreon supporters got the whole thing in one huge bite last month: https://patreon.com/igrc
This week: Six takes on shapeshifters, all PbtA games. You could play them all without any thematic or aesthetic overlap.
We got to play. It might be good. For real.
Through the books, now on to actually playing this game!
Hello! Updates from the Indie Game Reading Club:
Posted my end of year review, it's honking long and I hope you enjoy it: https://www.indiegamereadingclub.com/indie-game-reading-club/indie-game-reading-club-2019-a-retrospective/
And I launched my Patreon. If you enjoy my work, I hope you'll consider backing me: https://www.patreon.com/igrc
Hi Mastadon friends! Wrote another thing. I've been working through the entirety of Invisible Sun, and the fourth book nearly did me in. 💔
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