Do game mechanics and theme have an inexorable tie to one another? Are universal systems less embraced because of this?
We were wondering about the waxing/waning popularity of truly universal systems. HERO system and GURPS come initially to mind, but don't forget the Unisystem, FATE, d20 System, World of Darkness, Palladium, and the many others whose mechanics have been represented in multiple genres. We discuss this as we work on new d00lite offerings such as FrontierSpace and Malevolent Domain... is it doing a disservice to each genre to adhere to a specific mechanical foundation?»Read more
Monctonia has done some of the leg work for us in setting up the opportunity through GenCon for us to play a DwD session either Thursday or Friday night.
Thank you Sonja for taking the lead in that.
Thursday is probably our best night as Bill and I will definitely be done by 9pm. Friday depends on how poorly--I mean well--we do at Caylus.
So let's figure Thursday for sure and Friday as a maybe.»Read more
Just finished up this week's video meeting with Bill and we have a bunch of news for everyone.
Item 1: We will be putting out a new adventure at the end of August. That's right I have just committed us in writing to putting out a new product. We have a backlog of submissions which we are finally getting a handle on--this has been one of my biggest priorities at DwD--and the first will be out at the end of August.»Read more
I have posted our Gen Con schedule in the Forum page, under General Discussions/Gamer Gatherings. For those interested head there and let's set something up so Bill and I can get together with you in ONE MONTH!!