dryh Archive

  • Quick post today. What’s it take for our in-preorder Don’t Read This Book to be profitable? This is going to be based on an approximation of the costs of the writing, editing, cover art, printing, and other line items. So, approximately: 400 sales through our webstore of the Don’t Read This Book softcover, or 1200 [...]

    What’s It Take For DRTB To Get Profitable?

    Quick post today. What’s it take for our in-preorder Don’t Read This Book to be profitable? This is going to be based on an approximation of the costs of the writing, editing, cover art, printing, and other line items. So, approximately: 400 sales through our webstore of the Don’t Read This Book softcover, or 1200 [...]

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  • Don’t Read This Book is up for preorder. This is an anthology of 13 stories by a boatload of crazily talented authors, set in the world of Don’t Rest Your Head. Seriously, check out that author list: Stephen Blackmoore, Harry Connolly, Rich Dansky, Matt Forbeck, Laura Anne Gilman, Will Hindmarch, Mur Lafferty, Robin D. Laws, Ryan [...]

    Don’t Read This Book Preorder: It Lives!

    Don’t Read This Book is up for preorder. This is an anthology of 13 stories by a boatload of crazily talented authors, set in the world of Don’t Rest Your Head. Seriously, check out that author list: Stephen Blackmoore, Harry Connolly, Rich Dansky, Matt Forbeck, Laura Anne Gilman, Will Hindmarch, Mur Lafferty, Robin D. Laws, Ryan [...]

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  • Don’t Read This Book is up for preorder. This is an anthology of 13 stories by a boatload of crazily talented authors, set in the world of Don’t Rest Your Head. Seriously, check out that author list: Stephen Blackmoore, Harry Connolly, Rich Dansky, Matt Forbeck, Laura Anne Gilman, Will Hindmarch, Mur Lafferty, Robin D. Laws, Ryan [...]

    Don’t Read This Book Preorder: It Lives!

    Don’t Read This Book is up for preorder. This is an anthology of 13 stories by a boatload of crazily talented authors, set in the world of Don’t Rest Your Head. Seriously, check out that author list: Stephen Blackmoore, Harry Connolly, Rich Dansky, Matt Forbeck, Laura Anne Gilman, Will Hindmarch, Mur Lafferty, Robin D. Laws, Ryan [...]

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  • Fred has opened the door to pitches for a book of Don't Rest Your Head hacks, which is a fantastic idea.  You can find out more details, you can check out his post, and if the idea appeals to you, I strongly encourage you to consider writing a pitch.I'...

    A Pitch In The Dark

    Fred has opened the door to pitches for a book of Don't Rest Your Head hacks, which is a fantastic idea. You can find out more details, you can check out his post, and if the idea appeals to you, I strongly encourage you to consider writing a pitch.I'...

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  • So I’ve recently been pushing hard to make sure Evil Hat has enough plates spinning at once that we’ll have a pretty steady (if a bit irregular) slate of releases once the projects start reaching their conclusions. This means I have a spreadsheet with about a baker’s dozen projects listed in it, all in various [...]

    State of the Hat: 2012 and Beyond

    So I’ve recently been pushing hard to make sure Evil Hat has enough plates spinning at once that we’ll have a pretty steady (if a bit irregular) slate of releases once the projects start reaching their conclusions. This means I have a spreadsheet with about a baker’s dozen projects listed in it, all in various [...]

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  • Announcing Don’t Hack This Game! Ryan Macklin and I have worked together on a few mad ideas, but the one we’re going to talk about today may be the maddest of them all! One of Evil Hat’s earliest games, Don’t Rest Your Head, has been out for five years now, and people have been doing [...]

    Don’t Hack This Game

    Announcing Don’t Hack This Game! Ryan Macklin and I have worked together on a few mad ideas, but the one we’re going to talk about today may be the maddest of them all! One of Evil Hat’s earliest games, Don’t Rest Your Head, has been out for five years now, and people have been doing [...]

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  • I wrote this over on the Forge back in 2008 but I shouldn’t rely on its archival boards to be available in perpetuity nor speedily, so I’m replicating it here, now. This is a bit on some of my internal brain-map on how the dynamics of the Don’t Rest Your Head dice pools work, and ways [...]

    For the Archive: Hacking Dice Pools in DRYH

    I wrote this over on the Forge back in 2008 but I shouldn’t rely on its archival boards to be available in perpetuity nor speedily, so I’m replicating it here, now. This is a bit on some of my internal brain-map on how the dynamics of the Don’t Rest Your Head dice pools work, and ways [...]

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