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Rob Heinsoo
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Game designer and storyteller
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This week's games: 13th Age, Rising Sun, Up Front, and Manoeuvre
For a change, this was a week without
serious playtesting on unannounced projects. Instead I ended up playing one session
of 13 th Age and a couple
sessions of boardgames. In our Wednesday night  13 th Age campaign that will at-some-point-in-the-future
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Guest Post: Reskinned Cleric and Icons
Jonathan Tweet talks about our new 13th Age  campaign . . . .  One of the players in our gaming group stepped up to run 13th Age for us, specifically Eyes of the Stone Thief . That means Rob and I can play side-by-side for once instead of one of us being th...
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Guesting at the Rose City Comic Con Sept 7-9!
Along with the fun people listed at the bottom of this blog, I'm a gaming guest at the upcoming Rose City Comic Con in Portland, Oregon. I lived in Portland for years during and after college, so tit's going to be great to see old friends as well as new peo...
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13th Age Mini-Adventures
Here’s the
plan: we’re going to create a series of three 13 th Age books that contain fully playable short
adventures for all 13 of the icons, one adventure per icon at each of the three
tiers.   Oh. Wait. We
already did it! The three books of mini-adventur...
13th Age Mini-Adventures
13th Age Mini-Adventures
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Guest Post: Thumbing Through 13th Age Glorantha
My 13G co-author, Jonathan Tweet, gifts my blog with gaming-centered posts, and here he is, finally looking at something we created together.  At Gen Con, I finally got a copy of 13th Age Glorantha for myself, and when I got home I looked it over page by pa...
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Guest Post: On Dice Mechanics and Over the Edge
This is a guest post on  from Jonathan Tweet, who is in the last 24 hours of his Over the Edge Kickstarter  with Atlas Games. I didn't directly contribute to the design of Over the Edge , but it turns out that I contributed indirectly!  Rob’s first professi...
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Over the Edge!
Our Wednesday night gaming group
stepped away from 13 th Age games for about a year to play many short campaigns of Jonathan’s new Over the Edge . We had fun with the initial draft,
but I don’t think the first mechanics entirely worked for the group. A WMD-...
Over the Edge!
Over the Edge!
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Where I'll Be at GenCon
In pictures, my week looks like this... Here's the text version! Thursday,
August 2 13 th Age Adventure Design Seminar . 11 a.m. to noon. . . Lucas Oil Meeting Room 1 We run these as
audience-participation workshops, so y’all will brainstorm a 13 th Age adv...
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The Subject Will be Revealed
Back in the 90s, when Lisa and I
moved to the Bay Area so I could work at Chaosium, I got some fun postcards
from a non-gamer friend in the Pacific Northwest who had gotten involved in a roleplaying experience he
knew I would want to hear about. Every week ...
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Cursed Court: Four Coins Variant
This
is a guest post from Jonathan Tweet about a game we both love. You can find him on Twitter at @JonathanMTweet or on Google+ as Jonathan Tweet  Atlas Games has a new board game
that’s about placing bets based on shared, limited information, and it’s bec...
Cursed Court: Four Coins Variant
Cursed Court: Four Coins Variant
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