“I want you to teach my class how to tell a story,” came the original request from my wife, an eighth grade teacher. My first thought was: “Let’s send them all down to Robert McKee’s Story Seminar for a weekend. That’ll learn ’em.” But no, that’s not what she was talking about. “I want you
Back in 2007 (nearly 10 years ago, mind you), I promised myself I was going to work as hard as I could until I finally (Finally!) published a Call of Cthulhu scenario. I made two distinct efforts to make this happen: one, I responded to an ad from Keith “Doc” Herber to write a large
When last we spoke, I was rambling on about a bunch of great RPGs from Kickstarter that I was dying to sink my teeth into. But that list didn’t even touch on the horror/Cthulhu genre, which is near and dear to my heart, and has really been for years my go-to RPG genre. (I have
We are truly in the golden age of RPGs (never mind board and card games, which are having their own renaissance). Since I joined Kickstarter in 2011, the RPG market has fully grasped and exploited the crowdfunding platform, resulting in millions of dollars in funded table-top RPGs. One just needs to look at the recent
One of the best parts of living in our Golden Age of RPGs is that the choice of systems to use provides an unprecedented level of game design flexibility. Recently I was watching the Amazon TV show Man in the High Castle thinking how much I liked the story as possible RPG setting. While my
Pookie has posted an elaborate review of Sun Spots, which you can find here.
It’s been nine years since I started working on this project, but it was worth the wait. The Kickstarter for bringing Sun Spots to life as a Call of Cthulhu is now live. You can find the project here. You can see some preliminary illustrations here. Let’s see where this journey takes us!
Weird 8 Becomes Chaosium Licensee — Sun Spots to be Published for Call of Cthulhu Kickstarter Will Launch Thursday Sept 15th and Be Updated for 7th Edition Rules Sun Spots is now an officially licensed Chaosium Call of Cthulhu® scenario and will be published for the recently released 7th edition of the rules. The Kickstarter
The Kickstarter for the Cthulhu RPG scenario Sun Spots has delayed its project start by two days to Thursday, September 15th due to an exciting development! More details will be revealed in the next couple days, but suffice it to say that I could not be happier with where things are headed, and I
New Stand-alone Horror RPG Book Launching on Kickstarter Sept. 15th — Sun Spots Scenario Hearkens Back to Old School Cthulhu Gaming Dave Sokolowski, author of 2014’s successful Kickstarter scenario He Who Laughs Last, and contributor to both SixtyStone Press’ Masks of Nyarlathotep Companion and Golden Goblin Press’ Tales of the Caribbean, is launching his second