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Bully Pulpit Games has released my live action game 'Terps for free. ‘Terps is a live-action freeform game for 5-7 people and 2-3 hours. Here's the pitch: 

"When the Combine came to your planet to put down the terrorists and bring peace and freedom, you volunteered as a combat interpreter. It is your home, your culture, your language, and you are the link between off-world soldiers and the people around them. You want to improve your war-torn planet and your own lot in life - at the end of your term of service there will be a golden ticket for you and your family to a better life off-planet, in the Combine.

Too bad "terrorist" doesn't mean what you thought it did, and "peace and freedom" are somehow elusive. And too bad that golden ticket is a lie."

If you play it let me know how it goes and, if you are American - I don't know, maybe write your Congressman.
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I thought that some of you fine folks might want to hear that the Ennie-nominated A Spark in Fate Core is now also available as an affordable print on demand product, if people want hard-copies. 

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A Spark in Fate Core has gotten an upgrade.

I finally invested the time necessary to release a print on demand version, which is now available on DrivethruRPG. For five bucks, you can get a shiny new hardcopy & feed my coffee habit while you are at it. There's also some new worksheets available at the same time, along with the rest of the free download.

Check it out and spread the word! 
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Episode 53 of the #RPGDesignPanelcast  is up, where +Mark Richardson +Kenneth Hite and +Hal Mangold discuss cartography in fictional worlds for the purpose of games. Check it out!
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Ah, this could be fairly timely for me.
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I wrote an article for Tor! About gaming! You've maybe been hearing buzz from me lately about minority settings. I've been exploring the topic myself as I've ventured into writing settings for indie games.

I feel like this is a really important topic with a lot of nuance, and one that could bear a lot of discussion. My hope is that in the near future we see many more conscientiously and well designed settings that break away from the status quo : )
A discussion of RPGs that seek to be more inclusive of minority characters.
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And it was a great article (I generally check out Tor.com during my lunch break and happened to read this one today).
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For those who might have missed it yesterday, we just released a setting written by +Brian Engard that explores the world of superheroes in renaissance Italy. It's a product that is designed to focus on different aspects of the setting, serving both Spark and Fate Core for very different experiences.

Please help spread the word about the pay-what-you-want product, and take a look if it sounds interesting. 
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Want to see some renaissance superheros for Fate Core, written by the amazing Brian Engard? Take a look!
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The Enlightened Man is now available! 

The Enlightened Man is a brand-new setting, written by the fantastic +Brian Engard, illustrated by the fabulous +Claudia Cangini, edited by +Lillian Cohen-Moore with cartography courtesy of +Mark Richardson. The Enlightened Man is now available! 

Together, this crew has put together an exciting and thoughtful setting about renaissance Italy, and the impact that superheroes would have on society. In modern times, superheroes emerge to fill in the role of policing, stopping criminal acts with their gifts. In renaissance Italy, they are destabilizing forces who are harnessed by merchant princes, the Church and their own passions.

This particular settings has been carefully built to fit into both the Spark RPG and Fate Core. It’s a big world, and both of these systems examine different parts of it. In Spark, the focus rests on how this world shapes the beliefs and convictions of Enlightened Men you portray. In Fate Core, the focus is instead on what actions they will take to make a difference in the world.

Want to change the world? 
Want to fight on the rooftops of Venice? 

Check it out, now available at DriveThruRPG. Hardcopies will be available Print on Demand in the next few days.
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"Pope uses his powers to gain followers, repels cardinals who offer 'retirement' for his unusual age."

The other way makes sense if you want an evil cardinal, which is 3 Musketeers-y.
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A Spark in Fate Core has gotten an upgrade.

I finally invested the time necessary to release a print on demand version, which is now available on DrivethruRPG. For five bucks, you can get a shiny new hardcopy & feed my coffee habit while you are at it. There's also some new worksheets available at the same time, along with the rest of the free download.

Check it out and spread the word! 
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Playtest Update

I just ran another playtest of Sig with +Kevin Farnworth +Liv Monck-Whipp and another friend from the original crew. We tested some specific new mechanics for the core game which are going to be explained and bundled with Sig. 

1) There are now two attributes: Spark (For PC/Faces) and Smoke (For major/minor NPCs, scene framing and wielding the setting). 

2) Recovery from harm is no longer automatic, instead coming via short interlude scenes where you ask questions of the other characters.

3) Improved process for advancement to simplify things.

Just thought I would tell folks about the new changes on the way. Initial layout work and final copy-editing is underway, now that the play-testing is out of the way.
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+Jeremy Morgan Not much, though I will drop you a line.
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Just sharing this little community for my headline game, Spark. If you want to talk more about the game and upcoming expansions, I invite you to join.
The Spark RPG
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Awesome setting? Check! +John Adamus​ writing it? Check!

Get it now!
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The Enlightened Man is now available! 

The Enlightened Man is a brand-new setting, written by the fantastic +Brian Engard, illustrated by the fabulous +Claudia Cangini, edited by +Lillian Cohen-Moore with cartography courtesy of +Mark Richardson. The Enlightened Man is now available! 

Together, this crew has put together an exciting and thoughtful setting about renaissance Italy, and the impact that superheroes would have on society. In modern times, superheroes emerge to fill in the role of policing, stopping criminal acts with their gifts. In renaissance Italy, they are destabilizing forces who are harnessed by merchant princes, the Church and their own passions.

This particular settings has been carefully built to fit into both the Spark RPG and Fate Core. It’s a big world, and both of these systems examine different parts of it. In Spark, the focus rests on how this world shapes the beliefs and convictions of Enlightened Men you portray. In Fate Core, the focus is instead on what actions they will take to make a difference in the world.

Want to change the world? 
Want to fight on the rooftops of Venice? 

Check it out, now available at DriveThruRPG. Hardcopies will be available Print on Demand in the next few days.
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I do like the cover!
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Jason Pitre originally shared:
 
The Enlightened Man is now available! 

The Enlightened Man is a brand-new setting, written by the fantastic +Brian Engard, illustrated by the fabulous +Claudia Cangini, edited by +Lillian Cohen-Moore with cartography courtesy of +Mark Richardson. The Enlightened Man is now available! 

Together, this crew has put together an exciting and thoughtful setting about renaissance Italy, and the impact that superheroes would have on society. In modern times, superheroes emerge to fill in the role of policing, stopping criminal acts with their gifts. In renaissance Italy, they are destabilizing forces who are harnessed by merchant princes, the Church and their own passions.

This particular settings has been carefully built to fit into both the Spark RPG and Fate Core. It’s a big world, and both of these systems examine different parts of it. In Spark, the focus rests on how this world shapes the beliefs and convictions of Enlightened Men you portray. In Fate Core, the focus is instead on what actions they will take to make a difference in the world.

Want to change the world? 
Want to fight on the rooftops of Venice? 

Check it out, now available at DriveThruRPG. Hardcopies will be available Print on Demand in the next few days.
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I am a scientist in the field of ecology and an Indie RPG publisher.  I am a martial artist and a digital artist.   In all things I am a renaissance man, seeking to grow in the natural sciences, the arts and in philosophy.     

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I was extremely pleased by the service provided by ADD Printing and Packaging. I required a rather unconventional piece of packaging for one of my products, and they worked with me during every step of the way. They were prompt in responding to my requests, knowledgeable and professional. In order to get very impressive prices, they do print in China. My only warning is to be sure to check that shipping times or Chinese New Year don't interfere with your business timelines.
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One of the cornerstones of the Ottawa RPG community, Fandom II holds a wide variety of products from the obscure Indie games (Spark, Burning Wheel, A Penny for my Thoughts) to the main releases from Paizo or Wizards of the Coast. Take a look! Oh, and the hours are: Closed Monday. Tuesday 11-5:30, Wednesday 11-5:30, Thurdsay 11-8:30, Friday 11-8:30, Saturday 11-5:30, Sunday 11-5:30.
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