Proof of Life 26 June 2017

Katie is a graduate student. Berin is an entrepreneur. We both have hectic schedules, and finding time just to have a cup of coffee and a conversation with each other can be difficult. Add in trying to keep in touch with all of our family and friends — forget about it! So once a week…

Five Fast Fables Vol. 2

Universal Story Ideas from the Aesopica Download your copy now from DriveThruRPG! Widely believed to have been an Ethiopian slave, the stories attributed to Aesop still resonate today. The appeal of Aesop’s fables lies with the archetypal nature of his characters, and the universality of the lessons they teach us. His best-known translator, Reverend George…

ReadWriteRoll: A Roleplaying Manifesto

How can you tell better stories with a tabletop roleplaying game? ReadWriteRoll is a system for readers, writers, and roleplayers who love telling stories with friends! It combines familiar d20-style mechanics with story game sensibilities to create a simple system designed around the way stories are constructed. The core mechanic is simple – roll a…

Berin’s Rules on Zealotry

As a general rule I do not discuss politics, current events, or things that fall under the broad yet somehow predictable category of “news” outside of my own home. While I do slip up occasionally, most of the time I think about what I say before I say it, question myself before I hit send,…

Five Fast Fables: Volume 1 Now Available on Amazon

Universal Story Ideas from the Aesopica! Get your copy now for Amazon Kindle! Widely believed to have been an Ethiopian slave, the stories attributed to Aesop still resonate today. The appeal of Aesop’s fables lies with the archetypal nature of his characters, and the universality of the lessons they teach us. His best-known translator, Reverend…