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    About Emily Care Boss

    Game designer, forester and conservationist in western Massachusetts, USA. Emily got bitten by the role playing bug back in the early nineties and hasn't looked back since. Fan of rpg game theory especially as found on rec.games.advocacy, The Forge, Story Games, and Nodal Point convention series books. Developing larp, freeform, structured freeform and all things pushing the rpg envelope.


    Stockholm Scenario Festival: Interview with Anna Westerling

    by  • January 6, 2014 • Design & Art, People & Events • Comments Off on Stockholm Scenario Festival: Interview with Anna Westerling

    Anna Westerling is a 32 year old game designer from Sweden. Westerling has designed and collaborated on role playing games such as En stilla middag med familjen (or A nice evening with the family ), Growing Up and Robin’s Friends. She has produced the larp theory convention Knutepunkt, and the book Nordic Larp which documents...

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    Itras By Play Report

    by  • April 11, 2013 • Design & Art, Reviews • Comments Off on Itras By Play Report

    At our local indie game night, we played Itras By by Ole Peder Giæver and Martin Bull Gudmundsen.  Itras By is a tabletop role playing game with a very rules-lite system, not using dice, but descriptive cards to prompt the outcomes in conflicts and twists in the story, and giving the players a lot...

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    International Women’s Day

    by  • March 9, 2013 • News • Comments Off on International Women’s Day

    Wishing everyone around the world a wonderful women’s day!  Women, cis- and transgender, all over the world. Take a moment to think of the women who make your life rich and full, the work and play they do every day. Think of the women around you in your community, people you know or have...

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    In the Aether: Gaming & Gender on Indie+

    by  • July 9, 2012 • People & Events • Comments Off on In the Aether: Gaming & Gender on Indie+

    As mentioned in This Week in Gaming,  cstarting on July 9, a virtual conference is happening on Google Plus: Indie+: A virtual convention.  It’s a new phenomenon and a great way to meet like-minded folks, so I’ll talk about some of the highlights you may want to check out. What is it? Inspired by indie games,...

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