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1879: A little more arsenic anyone?

Let's talk a little more about poison, and why it was such a big deal in the 19th century. #ttrpg #rpg #steampunk #fasa1879 #arsenic #victorian


Socialist Indie Game Marketing

I've captured at a thread from the Fedi where Chris and I have been talking about consumer-owned distribution collectives meshing with creator collectives, so that each group owns its part of the means of production, and a pull channel is set up from the consumers reaching out to the creator collectives that interest them. People can of course be members of more than one collective, and the overlap, plus friendships between collectives, leads to word of mouth advertising, deals and promises made between collectives for production and delivery, creatives from one collective moving to another that's connecting to a better-targeted distribution mesh or that's just doing something cool they want to get in on. So many ways this could go.
#games #gaming #rpg #socialism #socialist #ttrpg
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1879 Weekly blog: Zulus in the Steamweird Century

1879 Weekly Blog: Zulus in the Steamweird Century, in which we talk about how the Zulu kingdom has evolved in the game world, and hear from one of their senior people. #steampunk #fasa1879 #zulu #africa #ttrpg


1879: Actual Play NYC: The Knicks vs The Heat

In this week's #FASA1879 Actual Play, the party takes on a smoke demon in the women's ward of the Knickerbocker Hospital. #steampunk #ttrpg #fantasy #rpg #nyc


1879: Inspirations 5

1879 Weekly Blog: Three more books and three more documentaries / TV shows that inspired our product line, reviewed and linked. #ttrpg #steampunk #fasa1879 #victorian


1879: Nilufer Haktanir

What has the Ottoman Empire got that holds back the Cossacks? They've got Nilufer Haktanir and what she built.
#ttrpg #steampunk #althistory #fasa1879 #NPC #ottoman


The Peculiar Preoccupation of Wilhelm Kasebier

This week's 1879 blog presents a Dodger from Prussia, a burglar living in a highly monitored society and earning a bit of leeway by working for Prussian intelligence as an infiltration specialist. It runs in the family.
#steampunk #ttrpg #rpg #victorian #prussia #fasa1879 #npc


1879 Blog: The Vault Battle

This week's 1879 blog takes us into a desperate fight against a spirit that outclassed its conjurer. Will Our Heroes survive?
#steampunk #fantasy #ttrpg #rpg #fasa1879 #mechanics


Venleitche: July Update

It's the 1st of the month, so patrons just got the latest alpha version of Dynamic Balances: Venleitche, the sliding-stats #ttrpg I'm independently developing on my #Patreon. There's a lot of older public material if you want to see what the game is about. Click through to for a game driven by player agency in a world with four physical genders, Neopagan religion, and permaculture principles that have teeth both in-game and in the mechanics. #fantasy #rpg


The Felonious Feline Filcher!

The Kickstarter has launched for 1879's first graphic novel! Follow the thrilling adventures of Henry and his troll friend Smedley as they chase the Felonious Feline Filcher across steamweird London! Support our efforts to print and distribute a completed book! Backers get access to a draft PDF! Airships! Explosions! Romance! Cats!
#steampunk #victorian #london #graphicnovel #fasa1879


The 1879 Minis Books are out!

The 1879 Minis Books are out!
The British and Samsut Forcebooks for the 1879 Miniatures Wargame have been released in PDF. You can find them at and next week on DTRPG. Tally Ho / Addaynika!
#fantasyminiatures #miniatures #wargaming #steampunk #fantasy #fasa1879


Wandering Beekeeper: The Reality of the Divine

Patrons of The Wandering Beekeeper just got a new post on coming-of-age rituals, inheritance, and blood pacts in the Venleitche game world. The public thus gets an older post from 28 May talking about how a culture works when the reality of its Divinity is undeniable. Want to see the new material as it happens? Want to see the game in its entirety, which is patrons-only until it's playtested and released? Want to support a mechanic driven by player agency? Follow the link!
#ttrpg #patreon #fantasy


And what does this have to do with missing cats?

Who is Percival Hargrave, and why is his airship the USS Spindrift, registered in the Union, currently in the skies over London? More Wednesday. #ttrpg #steampunk #fasa1879


Venleitche Patreon: New patron and public posts!

My patrons just got the section on Cyclical Observances in the Religion chapter. Everybody else now gets the early draft of the History section, talking about the fall of the Northern continent, and why the Southern continent people live the way they do, originally posted on May 22nd. Want more? Want to see the compiled system as it stands each month? Those posts, with attached PDFs of the development version of the game, will never be made public. Want to help get this game up to playtest level, and take it to Discord? Click through.
#ttrpg #fantasy #patreon #playeragency


1879: Octavia Rainwater, Psychic Detective

1879 blog: Personalities 03 Reveal: Octavia Rainwater, Psychic Detective for Hire. We give you the Backstory and character sheet for an investigator built using the Medium template. Next month, Octavia will be a $1.99 PDF on DTRPG and the FASA store with five Connections, three Adventure Hooks, and three Goodies (in her case, detective gadgets) added.
#ttrpg #steampunk #npc #rpg #victorian #althistory


Wandering Beekeeper: The Current Situation of the Kingdom of Uster

This post on my #Patreon just went public, and a new post went out to my patrons. Find out about the current situation in the kingdom of Uster, where the action centers. Want to know more about the classless, levelless #ttrpg I'm developing, with a mechanic driven by player agency? Visit to see more! #amwriting


New Patreon Post (public!)

This post on my Patreon just went public. If you'd like to know more about the game world and integrated mechanic that I'm developing, and maybe support me in my efforts, just follow the link!
#ttrpg #worldbuilding #patreon


1879: Down the Tunnel to the Dybbuk

New month, new chapter! Our intrepid explorers return to the construction project and go hunting for the murderous spirit! Be careful what you go looking for - you might find it!
#ttrpg #steampunk #fantasy #fasa1879 #victorian #althistory #newyork