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Posted on January 5, 2012 | Make a CommentHey, long time no LJ post! Anywho...For those of you who don't follow Twitter, I've started brainstorming ideas for a new edition of Dead Inside (my first RPG) with a group of folks I've dubbed "the Utter Bastards" because they finally convinced me, ki...
Posted on January 3, 2012 | Make a Comment
Designer Dan Solis provides a first glimpse of the RtA card layouts.
When I heard that Evil Hat had brought in prolific game designer and art director Daniel Solis to create the look and feel of Race to Adventure’s cards, I was tremendously excited. I had already observed Dan to be a thoughtful and [...]
Posted on October 11, 2011 | Make a Comment
My name is Chris Ruggiero, one of the co-designers of Race to Adventure! and co-owner of EndGame in Oakland, Calif. Evan has been doing a bang-up job on these designer diaries, and I’m taking a turn this week. Hope you enjoy it.
Race to Adventure designers (left to right) E.K. Lytle, Evan Denbaum & [...]
Posted on September 20, 2011 | Make a Comment
If you missed Part 1: The Origins of Race to Adventure!, it’ll help to read that first.
‘Wallet: The Game’ components: gym membership card, ATM card, credit card, money clip, cash, driver’s license, family photo, player coins and the wallet itself.
When we each looked through our wallets, a few game “components” emerged easily: [...]
Posted on September 13, 2011 | Make a Comment
Race to Adventure! began as a dare.
Every Wednesday, my regular co-designer and I meet at local game store EndGame right after work. E.K. and I spend the time before the weekly Board Game Night brainstorming new ideas, refining rules and mechanics or going through the nitty-gritty process of figuring out what each card in [...]
Posted on September 6, 2011 | Make a CommentIn the interests of wordcount, page length, and not overwhelming GMs with too much information, here's some material that got cut from the free Evil Acts scenario for The Dresden Files RPG. This of this as sort of a "DVD extra"!Something Wicked This Wa...