Category Archives: General

An Interview with Brennan Taylor

The following article originally appeared on an earlier iteration of See Page XX in October 2007.  Interview conducted by Simon Rogers Brennan Taylor is the co-founder of Indie Press Revolution (an online rpg retailer) and creator of such games as Mortal Coil and Bulldogs! I was so impressed with IPR’s business model, and the quality of games […]

The Paragon Blade

Enter a realm of powers and perils! In The Paragon Blade, you play a hero in a fantastical land, still scarred by the evil of the fallen Hellbound Empire. Mystery and magic collide in tales of conspiratorial wizards, monstrous foes, and arcane intrigue. Gather your wits, your allies, and your blade! You have three key […]

Astrology and Agony

The following article originally appeared on an earlier iteration of See Page XX in October 2007.  Paula Dempsey, alias Mystic Moo, predicts your gaming future. The cattle truck has just left and Hamish is putting the kettle on. We’re home from GenCow and we’ve had quite a time of it. You wouldn’t think cows would […]

Pelgrane News 2001-2002

The following news items and diary entries originally appeared on DyingEarth.com in 2001 and 2002. You can find the entries for 1998-2000 here. You can find the entries for 2006-2009 here. ☀ Editor’s note: A few of these news items were not categorized by month or year – I have done my best to approximate their […]

Pelgrane News 2006-2009

The following news items and diary entries originally appeared on DyingEarth.com between 2006 and 2009. You can find the entries for 1998-2000 here. You can find the entries for 2001-2002 here. ☀ Editor’s note: A few of these news items were not categorized by month or year – I have done my best to approximate their […]

Mystic Moo’s Convention Guide

The following article originally appeared on DyingEarth.com in August 2007.  Mystic Moo’s Convention Guide By Paula Dempsey, alias Mystic Moo. Editor’s note: The introduction to this column is a little bit British-centric. We have included links for those not familiar with recent bovine news in the UK. I’m afraid I have no better idea than […]

RPG Success Stories

The following article originally appeared on DyingEarth.com in September 2006.  Recently, Monte Cook Games ran a Kickstarter for an updated version of Ptolus. You can sign up for ongoing news about that project here. Not Just Another d20 Product by Monte Cook [Editor’s note: The surtitle was mine, not Monte’s, in case he be accused of immodesty. […]

A Cold Day in Hell: A Look at eBooks in the RPG Industry

The following article originally appeared on DyingEarth.com in June 2006. Alan Williams and James Mathe look at eBooks in the RPG Industry A few of you may be old enough to remember the End of Published Music. Suddenly, technology was available that would allow the home audio enthusiast to record music from many different sources […]

The Compendium of Universal Knowledge: Layout Sample

This short layout sample from The Compendium of Universal Knowledge originally appeared on DyingEarth.com in June 2006. For the Dying Earth roleplaying game, the Compendium includes more than two hundred adventure seeds, game statistics for eighty creatures, more than a dozen spells and cross references to all our other publications. The Compendium is also lavishly […]

Mystic Moo’s Yuletide Moosings

The following article originally appeared on DyingEarth.com in December 2005. Yuletide Moosings on Presents Paula Dempsey, alias Mystic Moo, has felt your presents. Yes, it’s that time of year again. So let’s talk presents. I can read your mind, don’t forget, so don’t even think about that 4th edition of Bunnies and Burrows in a limited print […]

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