Crushing Hopes and Dreams — AGAIN!

For the third year in a row, I’ve been a guest judge at Waunakee High School’s Game Design and Theory classes. Taught by long-time friend, colleague, and gaming buddy Aaron Pavao, the class teaches students the elements of game design, and the dizzying array of ways to employ them.

OdysseyCon Schedule

I’ll be at OdysseyCon over the weekend of April 8-10, and will be speaking and/or moderating on a number of panels. Here’s my full schedule: Saturday, April 9 10 AM: Artisanal RPG Design: Threat or Menace? — With Margaret Weis 11:30 AM: Will Horror Fiction Ever Get Respect? — I’ll be moderating, with panelists Paul […]

My Life As a Semi-Famous Comic Strip Character!

A few people don’t know this: I am the inspiration for a comic book character. In John Kovalic’s Dork Tower, he occasionally features a fellow named Bill Blyden who manages Pegasaurus Games, a local game shop. If you know much about me, it isn’t a stretch to figure out that the character is based on […]

My Geek.Kon Schedule!

Geek.Kon is HERE already! This weekend (August 21-23) will be the celebration of all (okay, MOST) things geeky at Geek.Kon. Here’s my schedule for the weekend: Friday 6:00 to 6:50 – Conventions on a Budget – La Crosse We all love going to conventions, but they can be expensive. How can you make your dollar […]

My GenCon 2015 Schedule

I will be at GenCon, the Best Four Days in Gaming, in Indianapolis, Indiana from Wednesday July 29 through Sunday August 2. This will be my first year as a Gaming Industry Insider, so I’m looking forward to being involved with that track of programming. On Wednesday I can be found at the Diana Jones […]

Anarchs Unbound (Vampire: The Masquerade)

Anarchs Unbound takes the bomb-tossing, rabble-rousing revolutionaries of the Anarch Movement and updates them as one of the most energetic and fast-growing sects, gaining ground as they use technologies and mortal agents to advance their agendas in the modern nights. With the Movement revitalized, the time is right to tell the stories of the Anarchs […]

My Geek-Kon Schedule

My schedule as a guest of Geek Kon has been finalized. Here’s where I’ll be and when: Friday (August 22) Slingin’ Dice: An Intro to RPGs (Bodden, Pavao) – La Crosse – 7:00-7:50pm Gaming with the Guests – Tabletop Gaming Room (Salons D & E) – 8:00pm to 10:00pm I’ll be running a ZOMBIE DICE […]

I’m a Convention Guest!

Along with a TON of talented people, I’ll be a guest at Geek-Kon this year in Madison, Wisconsin, August 22-24. Besides speaking on a number of panels, I will also be refereeing a Zombie Dice tournament as part of the “Game With The Guests” event on Friday night of the con. The tournament is simple. […]

My Work On Store Shelves Again!

Achtung! Cthulhu Keeper’s Guide I finally got to see the first books for Achtung! Cthulhu on store shelves recently. On Tuesday April 29 I discovered the Keeper’s Guide and Investigator’s Guide at my Favorite Local Game Store. I’ve put in a fair amount of work in so far on this product line over the last […]