I’m GMing Hope Inhumanity at Black Diamond Games in Concord, CA (Sat. Feb 29th @ 6:30pm)

Event Details: Black Diamond Games 1950 Market St., Concord, CA 94520 Sat., Feb. 29th @ 6:30pm What will you do to survive? Hope Inhumanity is a card-driven story game. Play ordinary people surviving the extraordinary journey through a post-apocalyptic landscape. Fight off hunger, sickness, and other desperate survivors who want what you want: to find … Continue reading I’m GMing Hope Inhumanity at Black Diamond Games in Concord, CA (Sat. Feb 29th @ 6:30pm)

DunDraCon 2020 wrap-up

With a young son there’s always some negotiating around scheduling come convention time. This year my wife had an excellent opportunity to a design for a show at A.C.T., one of the premiere theaters in the Bay Area. (In fact you can actually buy tickets here to see her show if you're reading this in … Continue reading DunDraCon 2020 wrap-up

I’m GMing Untold: Adventures Await @ Black Diamond Games in Concord, CA (Sat., Feb. 22 at 7pm)

Event Details: Black Diamond Games 1950 Market St., Concord, CA 94520 Sat., Feb. 22nd @ 7pm I’ve been running lots of heavier games lately, so I though it would be fun to switch things up with something lighter. Also, one of the cool things about Untold is that all of the story content comes from … Continue reading I’m GMing Untold: Adventures Await @ Black Diamond Games in Concord, CA (Sat., Feb. 22 at 7pm)

Zombie World: Tips and Approaches from Actual Play

Content Advisory: Zombie Stuff; a bad word or two. Reading time: not much. First of all, thanks everyone for coming out to my run at DunDraCon 44, and a special thanks to Michele Picard (no relation) for agreeing to run the exceptionally large number of NPCs for that session! So, I want to mention right … Continue reading Zombie World: Tips and Approaches from Actual Play

I’m running Intro to Humblewood (D&D 5E) at DunDraCon (San Ramon, CA) Sat., Feb. 15th @ 2pm

The other game I'm running for DunDraCon features a new setting for D&D 5E called Humblewood. You play in a world where you're either Birdfolk or Humblefolk... and humans, elves, dwarves, etc., are just the stuff of legend. It is a teen friendly game, and I love running it, because it always seems to draw … Continue reading I’m running Intro to Humblewood (D&D 5E) at DunDraCon (San Ramon, CA) Sat., Feb. 15th @ 2pm

I’m running Zombie World at DunDraCon (San Ramon, CA) Fri., Feb. 14th @ 8pm

I'm excited to bring Zombie World, which I consider to be an ideal game for convention play, to DunDraCon this year. It supports up to 8 players with character death very much on the table. ZW explores the plight of Z Day survivors with a design that pushes the interpersonal chaos to the forefront. (Also, … Continue reading I’m running Zombie World at DunDraCon (San Ramon, CA) Fri., Feb. 14th @ 8pm

I’m GMing Cthulhu Dark @ Black Diamond Games in Concord, CA (Sat., Feb. 8th at 6:30pm)

Event Details: Black Diamond Games 1950 Market St., Concord, CA 94520 Sat., Feb. 8th @ 6:30pm Cthulhu Dark is a tabletop roleplaying game of cosmic horror, in the style of H.P. Lovecraft. It's about the things we fear, amplified until they are unbearable. It's about stories that genuinely creep you out, not well-worn tropes and … Continue reading I’m GMing Cthulhu Dark @ Black Diamond Games in Concord, CA (Sat., Feb. 8th at 6:30pm)

I’m GMing Fantasy AGE @ Black Diamond Games in Concord, CA (Sat., Feb. 1st at 6pm)

Event Details: Black Diamond Games 1950 Market St., Concord, CA 94520 Sat., Feb. 1st @ 6pm The Fantasy AGE RPG is Green Ronin's (https://greenronin.com/) light and flexible system of heroic adventure. You'll play young people going to a traditional coming of age ceremony... where things go mysteriously wrong. AGE uses 3 six-sided dice, but one … Continue reading I’m GMing Fantasy AGE @ Black Diamond Games in Concord, CA (Sat., Feb. 1st at 6pm)

I’m GMing Zombie World @ Black Diamond Games in Concord, CA (Sat., Nov. 30th at 6pm)

Event Details: Black Diamond Games 1950 Market St., Concord, CA 94520 Sat., Nov. 30 @ 6pm Very pleased to be shining a little light on this nifty new title from Magpie Games (https://www.magpiegames.com/) Zombie World is a card-based tabletop roleplaying game of survivors fighting against the living and the dead for their own place in … Continue reading I’m GMing Zombie World @ Black Diamond Games in Concord, CA (Sat., Nov. 30th at 6pm)

I’m GMing Death of the Gilded Age @ Black Diamond Games in Concord, CA (Sat., Nov. 23th at 7pm)

Event Details: Black Diamond Games 1950 Market St., Concord, CA 94520 Sat., Nov. 23 @7pm It's the last great party, thrown by the last great host of the age. With sex, fame, wealth and reputation all in play, what will your host's fate be when the last guest leaves? The Death of the Gilded Age … Continue reading I’m GMing Death of the Gilded Age @ Black Diamond Games in Concord, CA (Sat., Nov. 23th at 7pm)