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Steve Johnson
Works at Hex Games
Attended Ballard Memorial High School
Lives in Barlow, KY
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Steve Johnson

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My anticipation of the upcoming election is like a terrible 80s song.
A few days ago I started a series of posts to Facebook about how excited I was about the upcoming election because it's extremely important (maybe THE MOST IMPORTANT ELECTION EVER '16) because of the stark policy differences ...
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Barlow, KY
Western Kentucky - Lexington, KY
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."--Hunter S. Thompson
I'm a freelance writer, the co-creator of QAGS: The Quick Ass Game System, and Operations Director for Hex Games.

Bragging rights
2013 Silver ENnie Award, Best Electronic Book: Hobomancer
  • Ballard Memorial High School
  • Transylvania University
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Other names
Kingyak, Hunter S. Zevon, Bucky Manitoba, Mr. Spooky, Chainsaw, Sam Tesseract
Steve Johnson's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
Fake News: Grant Kills Bigfoot

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My Vote Counts Part 6: States Where It Might

I kind of dropped the ball on this series because life, so since the election is just a couple of days away, I'm going to skip the details o

A Tale of Two GMs [Gen Con 2016]

Saturday night, and one of our GMs for Hex Games suddenly couldn’t make it to Gencon. This left his sold-out game with no GM and very, very

Gencon A-Go-Go!

In a scant few hours I'm piling everyone into the Taurus and driving four hours to Gencon. Hooray! This is something like my fifth Gencon. I

Hobomancer Dogs

Yes, I know that's a wolf... What kind of hobo doesn’t have a loyal and scrappy dog by their side? Only the saddest kind of hobo, that’s wha

Defeating Tiny Hands McWhite Supremacist

I'm voting for Hillary Clinton. I did not arrive at this decision lightly. As most of you know, I am a Sanders supporter. I voted for Bernie

Dear Science Fiction Fans: You Need To Let Things Go

You'd think that since science fiction* is all about exploring new ideas and seeing the world in a different way, science fiction fans would

The Wikepedia Litmus Test

So, against your better judgment, you've gotten into a debate online. It happens. You don't really know the person you're talking to and so

The Starbucks Thing Is Even Dumber Than You Think

If you're at least semi-literate and have an internet connection, you've heard the accusations about Starbucks joining a huge list of other

The Book of Dumb Tables 2

Author of Spooky, QAGS Cops & Robbers, Waxman's Warriors, Qerth Apprentice Level Rules, Fratboys Vs., Magic Rules!, All-Stars, Sharktoberfes

Gencon Games 2015 (QAGS!)

Games registration for Gencon starts today in just a couple of hours. The Hex Games crew will be running several events this year, and I wil

Review: Mad Max: Fury Road

Originally posted at I remember enjoying the Mad Max movies, but am not exactly a rabid fan. In fact, I’m not sure if I’ve even

Review: Horns

Cross posted from In Horns, Daniel Radcliffe plays murder suspect Ignacious (“Ig”) Perrish. In addition to being suspected by e

Review: It Follows

Cross-posted from So there’s this blond girl who likes to swim. That’s pretty much the extent of the protagonist’s characte

Just As I Suspected

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Wanted: Left-Leaning Billionaire To Buy Election

I'd like to see some rich guy give Bernie Sanders enough money to buy the 2016 election. Actually, a cabal of rich guys might be the way to

Still Not Charlie Hebdo

The Intercept has some letters between writer Deborah Eisenberg and PEN Executive Director Suzanne Nossel regarding the decision to give the

Let's Read - BFRPG Field Guide - Part 4: Apes

A Snow Ape So pages 5 through 8 are all about apes. I don't plan to get into any specific detail with certain animals offered like common ap

QAGS - Perhaps it's more like "Traditionalist Freestyle"?

Hex Games Logo Steve over at the Death Cookie was not only so kind of plug my blog, but he actually had a few points to make that I might ha