• Posts Tagged ‘in the works’

    Game Design Brunches

    by  • November 20, 2013 • Design & Art • 1 Comment

    A friend of mine, Stras, had this great idea to start getting together and have game design brunches. What’s a game design brunch, you ask? Well, we get together and eat brunch and talk about game design. So far, we’ve had two. It’s such an excellent idea, though, because it gets us together and...

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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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    Micro Games as a Game Design Experiment

    by  • April 18, 2013 • Design & Art • Comments Off on Micro Games as a Game Design Experiment

    In his graphic design manifesto, Frank Chimero throws down some essential design knowledge by saying “Take things away until you cry.” Antoine de Saint Exupéry, known for creating the Little Prince, declares “A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”...

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    How to Create a Micro-Setting

    by  • December 26, 2012 • Design & Art • Comments Off on How to Create a Micro-Setting

    I am currently working on a project with my husband that is called Off the Shelf. It is a setting neutral system, and it has been a huge adventure! I have had more experience recently working on mechanics than ever before. Though they are not my strong suit, trying to do new things with...

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    Tiffany Simmons Wants to Dice Your Dice

    by  • July 28, 2012 • People & Events • Comments Off on Tiffany Simmons Wants to Dice Your Dice

    Obviously, we love eating and gaming together. (Really, hit the food tag and you’ll see what I mean.) So when I saw a gamer putting together a cook book with gamers in mind, I flipped. Plenty of us talked about doing it, but here’s Tiffany Simmons making it happen. +5 Food of Eating is...

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    Taking the design leap with Game Chef

    by  • April 26, 2012 • Design & Art • Comments Off on Taking the design leap with Game Chef

    I’m not really sure why game design has become such an interest of mine. I think I can trace it back to the days I started reading the Story Games forums. I was frustrated with my other gaming outlets at the time, and the conversation on those forums was like a breath of fresh...

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    Writer’s All Call: Galileo Games “The Lost” Anthology

    by  • March 8, 2012 • News • Comments Off on Writer’s All Call: Galileo Games “The Lost” Anthology

    The best way to make sure there are more women in this industry, more female voices, is to keep you aprised of places looking to hire (or barter) freelancers. As such, here’s an All-Call. Galileo Games, (publishers of Bulldogs!, Mortal Coil, Shelter in Place and more,) are looking for writers for an upcoming charity...

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    Welcome to Gaming as Women

    by  • March 6, 2012 • News, People & Events • 7 Comments

    This blog is a group effort of several people who self-identify as two things: 1. woman and 2. gamer. It will collect all sort of content – from posts on game design, to theory essays, to information about upcoming events, to game reviews and actual play.

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