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Superhero RPG Design Diary 1

I have been developing a superhero tabletop RPG since early last year and some blog-mates have encouraged me to share the challenges of developing it and talk about the process of game design, in general. In this post I’m going to talk about why I’m doing it, and define what …

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Women in Science: The Card Game. Gameplay Review!

Creating a research lab is tough.  You’ve got to recruit people of complementary talents, give them the resources to be successful, and keep them just happy enough to not want to leave but, you know, not too happy.  That dynamic of recruitment and opportunistic head-hunting is at the core of …

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All You Need to Know about Pokémon Go with Mad Art Cast

Welcome to a Mad Art Cast where we learn all about the social phenomenon of Pokémon Go with the help of gaming aficionado and special guest, Courtney Caldwell! Here are the links to stories we talked about on the show. Account privacy and Pokémon Go. Pokémon Go and mental health. …

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Creatures Such As We: Putting Social Justice Into “Practice”

Note: This post is a review of Creatures Such As We by Lynnea Glasser as part of her reward for donating to SkepchickCon. You too can earn fabulous rewards by donating here. When I first got the request to review Creatures Such as We I was apprehensive. I am not …

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Twitter Poll Text Adventure

A few nights ago, I started using the new Twitter Poll feature to tell a sort of text based adventure story. I’d put up a poll, wait about ten minutes, and then write the next tweet based on the results. It’s been a lot of fun so i thought I’d …

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A Case for Prince Zelda

I made a Prince Zelda costume this year. I think it’s pretty sweet and I am going to talk about how I made parts of it in other posts, but I first wanted to talk about the why of it. The Zelda series of games is about as iconic as …

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Design Diary – Cloud Strife Fenrir Emblem

I hammered out a wolf head based on Cloud Strife’s from Final Fantasy VII and Advent Children. Below is a video detailing the production in convenient time-lapse fashion.

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My Little Fiasco: Friendship is Tragic

Why do I take joy in ruining beautiful things? For those who have somehow remained unexposed the the phenomenon, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic is a delightful cartoon about the lives and times of a group of magical ponies in a magical land full of magical adventures. For those …

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