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Fred Hicks
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Forbes talks about the "launching" story-line for D&D Next. http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidewalt/2014/04/11/secrets-from-the-tyranny-of-dragons/ 

(This should not be taken as an opportunity to express your "meh" or "bah" feelings about D&D Next. You have the entirety of the rest of the Internet for that. I'm not interested in hearing repeats of that position.)
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I am just excited about Modrons.
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Yesterday, Chuck Wendig wrote a post called Ten Things I'd Like To Say To Young Writers (the man likes his lists) and I think it's good, solid advice. Me, I'd like to add two more things. Here goes...
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"Sexual harassment isn’t an occupational hazard. It’s not a glitch in the complex matrix of modern life. It’s not something that just 'happens.' It’s something men do. It’s a choice men make. It’s a problem men enable. It’s sometimes a crime men commit. And it is not in the power nor the responsibility of women to wage war on this crime.

It’s on us."

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A parasitic phytoplasma deploys proteins to manipulate the plants it infects as well as the insects that spread the microbe
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Cool and Wierd
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Hugely formative comic for me. One of the best.
 
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A quarter century ago, a young writer broke free of comic-book cliches by using sheer, brave goofiness. If only he, and the rest of the industry, had kept that spirit alive.
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"Orqwith all over"! The Invisibles was the gateway for me, and then I discovered Doom Patrol.
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That's the best description of it I've read so far. Thanks for the share.
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Google has invented a pair of contact lenses that come with a tiny in-built camera
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Interceptors.....how long until the Laughing Man and Public Security Section 9. Dibs on a tachikoma.
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Fred Hicks is a dad, a gamer, and a game publisher. He runs Evil Hat Productions, and does freelance art direction and layout work for the occasional other game publisher. The rest of the time, though, he's looking after his kids, and spending time with his wife. Life is good.
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Presentation Skills Considered Harmful
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[Atomic Robo] "It's In Layout!"
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"It's in layout!" That's been my stock answer for the past few months whenever someone's asked me what's up with Atomic Robo: The Roleplayin

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» In-Depth RPG Review: Trail of Cthulhu
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Trail of Cthulhu is a game written by Kenneth Hite, and published by Pelgrane Press. It uses Robin D. Laws' GUMSHOE system for its underlyin

System Review: Don’t Rest Your Head, Part 1
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She Leaves this Nightmare Far Behind Back in my teens, going to gaming conventions was a bit of a hassle. We couldn't afford to stay at the

» Life in a Day Released on YouTube
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Google has released Ridley Scott's full length feature Life in a Day on YouTube. Appropriately, with over 4,500 hours of footage from 192 co

Some Space to Think: A Pitch In The Dark
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A Pitch In The Dark. Fred has opened the door to pitches for a book of Don't Rest Your Head hacks, which is a fantastic idea. You can fi

Daniel Solis: Pitch Tag
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Pitch Tag. This is a creativity game for two or more players inspired by word association exercises and writer jam sessions. You can play th

Daniel Solis: Artist Style Guide for Pop & Locke's Last Heist
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As with any project where I hire an artist, I've put together an Artist's Style Guide for Pop & Locke's Last Heist. This is

The Lucky Road to RPG Editing | ayvalentine.com
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The Lucky Road to RPG Editing. Posted on October 31, 2011 by ayvalentine. Note: This post is Part Two of two, for now. It'll be a recurr

Atomic Robo: the Roleplaying Game | Atomic-Robo.com
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Short version: we're teaming up with Evil Hat Productions to make our comic book into an interactive game of your mind. And also the min

System Review: Don’t Rest Your Head, Conclusion
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To Make that Blind Leap Your typical RPG system is a determination engine: it gives structure (often, a chance-based structure) to the dete