I’ve been working on Tempus Quest a lot over the past six months. It’s been a great learning experience for the tempus system. Seeing what works and what doesn’t. And learning different ways to work with the system. The first big change for Tempus Quest from the original Tempus Imperium was getting rid of the … Continue reading Tempus Futurum
The contest is going well. Today we had our 200th judge sign up. It's been a few weeks of having a couple judges leave and then getting a couple new ones. We were at 198 several times. But we finally managed to hit 200. I think 2 months is too long for round one judging. … Continue reading Contest Update
I designed a solo LARP. I’ve never LARPed before and my RPG experience isn’t nearly what my board game experience is. But I had an idea and wanted to put it together and share it. It’s very simple. The whole thing fits on a single page and folds up into a small 8 page booklet. … Continue reading Death: A Solo LARP
Posting late. I try to be good about always posting to this blog on Friday and always posting my podcast on every other Wednesday. For some reason that means I stay up late Tuesday and post the podcast early Wednesday unless something goes wrong. But for this blog it means I write something up late … Continue reading Where Did the Time Go?
A while back I was trying to figure out how to work a reputation system into a game. I couldn't figure out a way to implement it and went another direction. Then yesterday, someone on Discord was trying to solve almost the exact same issue. And I came up with a pretty good solution in … Continue reading Helping
I’m currently at a dance recital rehearsal. It’s my second this week. In 2 hours I’ll be at a symphony rehearsal in this same room. Since I have to get a post written, I was inspired to write about how strange of a journey life can be. So how did I get here? I went … Continue reading Life is a Strange Journey
Some recent conversations online have me thinking about the time cost of game design. Most designers do not make a living with game design. It is sometimes a secondary income and many times a hobby that costs money. These are all perfectly valid ways to go about game design. But I started wondering what it … Continue reading Time Cost of Game Design