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Of the Penglings

“I first heard of towns of ice sailing the All-sea, the Panthalassa, at the Bloodsac Bar in Free Golf. I was looking for new anorganics created by the golfer fabricators, but this piqued my…Continue readingOf the Penglings

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UVG Free Player Guide 2.0

The player’s guide to the award-winning Ultraviolet Grasslands is revamped, cleaned up, and as mind-bent as before. It’s now available in full 70-page glory on itch.io and drivethrurpg.com for your gaming pleasure. What’s new…Continue readingUVG Free Player Guide 2.0

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Very Promotional: UVG Softcovers, Reflecting on Ennies, Future Projects

First, the promotional stuff. In about a month we’re doing a second print run of the UVG, with nice, soft, bendy covers. The more preorders Exalted Funeral gets, the more gently we’ll sleep. It’s…Continue readingVery Promotional: UVG Softcovers, Reflecting on Ennies, Future Projects

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Reflections on Completing the Ultraviolet Grasslands

A solid half-year late the UVG hardcovers are finally reaching their backers. This has been an incredible project for me. Hard, yet fulfilling. Grueling, yet often fun. Exhausting, but also somehow inspiring. I drew…Continue readingReflections on Completing the Ultraviolet Grasslands

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The Electric Wizard

I’ve decided to start releasing a few of the earlier S.E.A.C.A.T. Ultraviolet Heroes I’ve been writing up and illustrating over the last month or two over on the stratometaship. This is an obvious attempt…Continue readingThe Electric Wizard

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Seacat 6: Stats and Skills

In Seacat 3: Superbasics we looked at the core mechanics, including this basic bit of rpg toolkit: Test: d20 + Stat + Skill over Target. Now we’re going to look at stats and skills more closely. Stat…Continue readingSeacat 6: Stats and Skills

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Seacat 3: Superbasics

No, you didn’t get anything wrong, I just decided to start with the 3rd section for now to skip the prologue, the part with the roman numerals, the chapter that’s for those players who…Continue readingSeacat 3: Superbasics

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And The Book Is Done

Thirty months after I published the first chapter of an initial eight-chapter Ultraviolet Grasslands on my patreon (the stratometaship), the 32-chapter UVG + 60-page rules appendix is complete. The wildly successful kickstarter is nearly…Continue readingAnd The Book Is Done

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Quantum Characters and the Tabletop Role-playing Game

A consistent problem I’ve always faced in role-playing games is how to quickly introduce new characters to the game, both non-player characters and player characters. Whether the player’s hero has died, or they need…Continue readingQuantum Characters and the Tabletop Role-playing Game

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Better Than Dead: Death Replacement Mechanics for UVG (and Skeleton)

While the Ultraviolet Grasslands (kickstarter complete and awesome, yay!) is a road-tripping, point-crawling game that mixes a lot of OSROWHY sensibilities with a whole lot of heavy metal, I’ve never been fully satisfied with…Continue readingBetter Than Dead: Death Replacement Mechanics for UVG (and Skeleton)