• Archive for July, 2013

    Impressions of a Magic tournament

    by  • July 24, 2013 • Essays • 3 Comments

    I recently went to a prerelease tournament for Magic: The Gathering. This was an actual tournament in a local comic store. They made me sign up for a DCI membership and I paid $30 for 6 packs for cards that I then had to build a 40 card deck from. I’m not wholly certain...

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    Interview with Jenna Katerin Moran – Part 2

    by and  • July 12, 2013 • Design & Art, People & Events • Comments Off on Interview with Jenna Katerin Moran – Part 2

    This is the second part of our interview with Jenna Katerin Moran.  The first part can be found here.  We’re continuing in our discussion of her current Kickstarter, Chuubo’s Marvelous Wish-Granting Engine.   Haren: Have there been any particularly surprising examples that show off what you are going for from playtesting? Something that is...

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    Convention Season and Mental Health

    by  • July 10, 2013 • Essays • 1 Comment

    Con season is well under way, and I’m feeling overwhelmed! I’ve dealt with mental health issues (bipolar disorder and anxiety, to keep it simple) for my entire adult life, and cons present a unique challenge to maintaining my self care and stability. Even those of you who do not struggle with mental illness can...

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    Interview with Jenna Katerin Moran – Part 1

    by and  • July 8, 2013 • Design & Art, People & Events • 1 Comment

    Jenna Katerin Moran (formerly known as Rebecca Sean Borgstrom) has contributed to dozens of RPG books, including series such as Exalted, In Nomine, Ex Machina, and is the author and creator of the Nobilis and Weapons of the Gods RPGs. Haren and Dymphna recently spoke to Moran about her new kickstarter, Chuubo’s Marvelous Wish-Granting...

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    Interview with Elissa Ayadi of By Night Studios Inc.

    by  • July 2, 2013 • Design & Art, News, People & Events • Comments Off on Interview with Elissa Ayadi of By Night Studios Inc.

    Mind’s Eye Theatre’s World of Darkness LARP ruleset is experiencing a rewrite just in time for the 20th anniversary of Vampire: The Masquerade. The Kickstarter thus far is remarkably successful and excitement is growing! Recently, Elissa Ayadi, Vice-President of Marketing for By Night Studios Inc., the company behind the new upcoming LARP rules, answered...

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