Author: Paco G. Jaen

Marketing in RPGs with Ed Healy

Marketing in RPGs is a vast topic that I have spoken about a few times in the past. Now we have a proper expert to tell us some secrets! Ed Healy has been doing marketing in RPGs for a very long time now and his company has specialised in both marketing and logistics for companies that, being in a niche market like RPGs, have some very specific requirements. In the past I have said, many times, how I feel most RPG companies are terrible at marketing.With that I don’t mean just advertising, but to actually getting the product to...

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Joseph Carriker and representation in RPGs

Joseph Carriker has been writing games and working within LGBTQI+ activism for longer than most.¿Does he have something to tell you? Well… yes. I have known Joe for a while now and, as well as knowing about his writing and line development for Blue Rose, I have known about his thinking and logic for awhile, and every straight person should listen to what he has to say. Not just because he tends to nail it pretty much every time, but because he has a way to say things that work. If you want to listen, that is. And I...

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Bedrock Games and House of Paper Shadows

Bedrock Games has released a new supplement for their Wandering Heroes of Ogre Gate Game: House of Paper Shadows. Brendan Davis has been spearheading Bedrock games for a good number of years now. House of Paper Shadows is their latest instalment for the Wandering Heroes of Ogre Gategame. But what is it about? In this episode I talk to Brendan Davis about his recent release and how to tackle writing content from a different culture without falling into stereotypes and cultural pitfalls Hope you enjoy the show! You can listen to this podcast in iTunes and Stitcher too. You can download the episode...

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Metafeats

Metafeats clocks in at 5 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/SRD, leaving us with3 pages of content, so let’s take a look! Okay, so first things first: Metafeats are NOT gained by the characters. They are gained by the players. The pdf suggests to award one per 5 sessions of game, which is a bit problematic; more detailed guidelines for different character XP-progressions and playstyles would have been neat to see. These feats, as they’re held by players and not PCs, transcend characters. The metafeats are as follows: -But I LIKED my Character…: Basically gives you an...

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Jaws of the Jhambizaur

Jaws of the Jhambizaur clocks in at 20 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial/ToC, 1 page SRD, 1 page advertisement, leaving us with 16 pages of content, so let’s take a look! All right,first things first: Jaws of the Jhambizaur makes use of a lot of material from the Player’s Guide to Skybourne, so if some of these races and terms seem odd to you, that’s why. Before I dive into the adventure’s plot, I should note that the pdf includes 4 magic items and a mundane item – the latter being the fang pistol, which is...

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Children of Orion: The Venu Sourcebook

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