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You can't see the names of people who've joined #AStoryofStoryplay jam, but I can. There's some from outside the #ttrpg scene - a fanfic writer, and a Twine writer, & others. If you hang out in a geeky writer community, please help spread the word there.


1879: What Do Trolls Eat?

1879 Blog: In which we discuss military rations for Big People, and compare troll rations to Earthdawn's dwarven mine rations. Spoiler: nobody likes either of them. #fasa1879 #steampunk #ttrpg #rpgs #mechanics


1879: New Personality!

1879: New Personality! Dr. Olga Vyshenko, a Unificationist, specializes in electricity and light, and builds high-energy weapons for an enigmatic noble with seemingly unlimited funds. #steampunk #ttrpg #rpgs #fasa1879


1879 New Product!

New Product! Simeon d'Hivers, Personality 6 for #FASA1879, an 11 page dossier with Backstory, Connections, Adventure Hooks, and steamweird Goodies, because everyone needs to know a fixer working on the edge of the government, right? Of course you do! Click through to! #ttrpg #rpgs #steampunk



Writing Session 2019-11-19

744 words on Ikerlari Kaiet Xaparrarte, an Investigator who looks into possible arcane crimes and fraud masquerading as the supernatural for the Basque government. This will be #fasa1879 Personality 12, the one that finishes the first series. Proposed: Series 2, Villains; Series 3, Historical Personages. #amwriting #writing #ttrpg #rpgs


Venleitche Weekly Update 2019-11-18

#Venleitche weekly tracking sheet at has this week's wordcount, todo list, and changelog for my Dynamic Balances #patreon game progress. The game itself is restricted to the patrons but the spreadsheet is public in the interest of transparency. #amwriting #writing #ttrpg #rpgs



1879: Things That Go Bang

1879: Things That Go Bang: In which we discuss firearms and how they work in the CoreStep mechanic, and present diverse historical notes of interest. #ttrpg #rpgs #steampunk #fasa1879


Hattie Strathmore, Journalist

Not a lot of writing time today, but I got 825 words in on the next Personality for #fasa1879 - an older snark woman, political and economic Journalist for the Sydney Herald. She still needs a lot of Backstory, and I haven't started her character sheet yet. #ttrpg #rpgs #amwriting #writing #steampunk

Hello #india I still need a #ttrpg / #rpgs sensitivity reader! Offering US$40 to critique a 3800-word writeup on a Jain character. Please help me avoid cultural appropriation and be respectful! DM for details. #fasa1879

That's a pretty good Lulu coupon.

#TTRPG #DnD #OSR #Books #Sale


1879: The Ride of Kiposkodeyl

1879: A legend of the Saurids, of how the separatists of the Gruv reached back to their ancestral home during the War of the Machine People #steampunk #fasa1879 #rpgs #ttrpg #fantasy

That's a pretty good Lulu coupon.
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Use the coupons ONESHIP and LKAB317CD in this sequence!

Looking for suggestions?

#TTRPG #DnD #OSR #Books #Sale

That's a pretty good Lulu coupon.

#RPGs I bought at #luccacomicsandgames2019

On might thews: this has been on my list for ages, I'm eager to try it but it mixes fantasy adventure setting with a simple story driven system, it should be perfect for my tastes

Microscope: I didn't know but I'm credited at the end of the Italian edition because the publishers decided to bring it to Italy after they played a demo with me at a convention a few years ago. I was so honored! I bought the game and made them sign it :3

Burning opera: I worked on the translation/editing and got my free copy, yay!

The Warren: now that the pbta-invasion is over, I can read a pbta without feeling bored immediately. Since I'm re-reading watership down with my wife, I managed to convince her to buy the game, let's see if we actually get to play it!

Star-crossed: I followed the Kickstarter and the Italian edition came as a surprise. I played it at lucca with a friend of mine (it was his first rpg game ever <3) and I liked it, especially how short it is.

What new games did you buy/play recently? :D

#rpg #ttrpg #luccacomics2019
#indierpgs #storygames


Venleitche: Progress Report 2019-11-04

Venleitche, my #patreon game, has posted its weekly tracking spreadsheet at - no page count increase this week, but significant revisions to the character build system, sample characters rebuilt to the new rules, and revisions throughout the book for terminology. #ttrpg #venleitche #writing #amwriting


1879: The Levellers

1879: Here's the full writeup on the Levellers, labour organizers with multiple incarnations in British history, from the forthcoming 1879 Players Companion. #ttrpg #fasa1879 #steampunk #labor #union


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Venleitche Beta Testing Open!

Beta Release: The Venleitche / Dynamic Balances character build system is now open for testing! Development tracking spreadsheet at has wordcount, page count, changelog, & ToDo for this week's compile. Patronage starts at US$1! #patreon #ttrpg #rpg #amwriting #writing



1879: NYC Campaign Actual Play

1879: Actual Play NYC this episode has the players organizing a Mission: Impossible type scheme with the Levellers and the sandhogs to gang up on the smoke demon and put an end to it. Transcript at #fasa1879 #ttrpg #rpg #victorian #nyc #steampunk #brooklyn


Venleitche Progress Report 2019-10-21

The weekly compile of #Venleitche, my #Patreon #ttrpg, has been released to the patrons. The dev tracking spreadsheet is public at in the interests of transparency. The game is now 113 pages, 93% of original targeted wordcount. This is likely to expand from 128 pages to 192 pages to allow for sample adventures and characters. One dollar gets you access to the dev compile. Higher tiers get to playtest and get printed copies of the final work. #amwriting #writing


RIvenWord, the Bringer of Secrets

New post on #Itch delving Further Into the Darkness of the #Venleitche gameworld, brought over from my #Patreon. Meet RivenWord. #ttrpg #rpg #indie #monsters #gamedev #games

Click here:


1879: The Great Ones Remember

Who are the Great Families of the Gruv? Don't forget that we're nearing December. Clickthru: #fasa1879 #victorian #steampunk #ttrpg #rpg #games #gaming

.@SwordsnFlowers "experience and taste" tweet has me reflecting on's requirement of a 630x500px image that I've experimented with a lot, but don't feel I've mastered at all. Which do you think is my best?


Patreon Report Released

Report released: the word-count by chapter tracking spreadsheet for my #patreon system, Dynamic Balances, and its first game, Venleitche, has been posted at . In the interests of transparency, I've made this spreadsheet public. It now includes a changelog, a step forward in treating my #patreon as a code project. I'm already delivering a weekly pre-release compile to my patrons. Ignore the Tiers, I made a rookie mistake with them. All patrons get the weekly compile. Higher-paying patrons will have dibs on playtesting. Anyone at a higher tier, or at a lower tier for a long time, will get a printed copy of the final product. #ttrpg #rpg #roleplaying

Also, check out that phrase, "approximate self". One of the most fun things about the small games #ttrpg scene on itchio is the invention and exploration of new genres. Solo play RPGs are one. Games with ritual elements are another. "Approximate self" is the phrase...


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




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

Here's a series of articles (six in total) about how rules shape player behavior and gaming experience, why D&D isn't a good game for stories and why so many groups show the same problematic behavioral patterns

#rpg #storygames #ttrpg #DnD

Here's a series of articles (six in total) about how rules shape player behavior and gaming experience, why D&D isn't a good game for stories and why so many groups show the same problematic behavioral patterns

#rpg #storygames #ttrpg #DnD

I wrote a bit about my preferences for story games, if anyone is interested:
I found this article to be very concise and on-spot, awesome read! (and short too :D)
#rpg #storygames #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

I need a black gamer from the American South for a sensitivity review. You'll be reading about 2000 words of backstory and associated material, and providing critique which will be taken very seriously indeed. For this, I can offer US$40, a credit as reviewer, and a free PDF copy of the finished document. #ttrpg #fasa1879


Well the 'Consent in Gaming' pdf caused a meltdown among some groups of people when it came out. So I decided to do a Jaded Gamer Diary entry about it. Along with my proposal of an alternative solution.

#gaming #roleplaying #ttrpg


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

Ben is planning a #Threeforged :)

Count me in.

Offering people who can afford to go to an expensive convention 50 percent off a digital product while making anyone else pay full price. It's thing like this that make people want to pirate a pdf product rather than pay for it.


#ttrpg #gdr #rpg

Premesso che questa riflessione parte da un vecchio articolo del 2016 sui videogiochi che si può riallacciare al mondo dei GDR cartacei, lLasciamo il link qui sotto:

Sulla falsariga di questo articolo e sulle analisi che ne sono emerse cercheremo di legarli al mondo dei GDR, portando esperienze personali fatte nel corso di


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

Anybody out there know of any good youtube (or equivalent) channels or podcasts about #boardgame and #ttrpg design?

Like GMTK but for #tabletop games I guess, NOT just reviews, like looking at mechanics and theming and all that good stuff

Guilherme's meta-pamphlet about making #TTRPG pamphlets covers basic Typography, negative space, layout tips, print info and public domain images.

As some of you have read earlier I am hosting the OSRIC wiki pages:

I said that work would continue there along with other goodies to add. I am excited and happy to announce that (with kind permission from the main author) we are ready to open up the wiki space of Kellri's ( Dangerous Dungeons project!

I am listing it in the main index of the site:

...but here is the direct index page of the project:

I know he has been busy according to messages we have exchanged, but it is my hope that this space can become the mai... Show more...