Over on the Twitter, Jack Of Spades asked why DramaSystem uses cards instead of dice. The answer is that as soon as you have dice in your resolution system, you have numbers on your character sheet. Since DramaSystem presents a new play style revolving around the way emotional interactions occur in fiction, I wanted to […]
Category Archives: Hillfolk
I’ll be typing a storm at you on #RPG.NET chat at 8 PM Eastern tonight (Tuesday Oct 23rd.) I’m sure that Hillfolk and its ongoing Kickstarter will be the topic du jour. But feel free to ask me anything within my remit, from GUMSHOE to Skulduggery, from GM advice to podcasting. To join #rpgnet chat: […]
DC script writer Lowell Francis turns from sceptic to believer in this detailed breakdown of Hillfolk. I didn’t think this game would be good. I read it. I was terribly wrong. It is great. Rick Neal goes into some detail about the system here. …for those who are interested in the kinds of story that […]
The Hillfolk Kickstarter is flying along, smashing through stretch goals. This post is for you graph and stats afficianados from the delightful Kicktraq.
Episode 10 of the Ken and Robin Talk About Stuff podcast is now available for your auditory enjoyment. Listen raptly as we discuss Hillfolk, Puritans, annoyingly inevitable game design, and a Tibetan Nazi space god.
Response to the Hillfolk Kickstarter has been so overwhelming I haven’t had time to tell you how overwhelming it’s been. Things are moving faster than I can type this update. As of this writing, we’re at the 16 hour mark and are already 201% funded. The first two—no, make that three—stretch goals have been surpassed […]
After much preparation and furrowing of brows on the badlands, the clan council has decreed it: the Kickstarter campaign for Hillfolk has now gone live! Throw in with the Lion clan or the Wolf clan and help bring this labor of love from the manuscript stage to finished product. Backers of the project receive a […]
Robin appears as the guest in this week’s exciting episode of Jennisodes, where, in addition to explaining your dreams to you, he talks Hillfolk, Ashen Stars, Dreamhounds of Paris and more.
Color me honored to appear as a guest on the landmark 50th episode of the G*M*S Podcast. Join ace interviewer Paco Jaen as he grills me on Stone Skin Press, Hillfolk, and how we coerced Simon into greenlighting Dreamhounds of Paris. Regarding the post-interview discussion, I hate to ruin a thrilling mental picture but have […]
In this Gamerati interview, I talk Hillfolk, Stone Skin Press, Dreamhounds of Paris, The Gaean Reach, and our plan to apprehend Flattop, with David Melmo, the Secret DM. Check out his lovely intro, subscribe to Ed Healy’s Gamerati YouTube channel, or dive in directly below.