Introducing the designers that will kill your character...
A friend sent me a screen shot of the Goodman Games GenCon lineup
. Of the 17 DCC events being hosted by the dedicated Goodman Gamers, all but two were written by either Alex Anderegg, Jeff LaSala
, or myself.
Apart from being terrified at the thought of our games failing to entertain, I'm also a little proud. Three years ago, none of us had published a word of RPG/d20 material. Now my old friends are the designers responsible for Goodman Games' showing at the biggest freakin' convention in town.
Not to pull a cheesy, Broadway moment, but not that long ago Alex and I were roommates, living off free bread from my job at the bakery, and subsidized rent from our third roommate, Matt. I have a clear memory of sitting at the kitchen table with Alex, fantasizing about writing something for a gaming company.
The distance between those two points – daydreaming and coming home with a check - can seem insurmountable, but like any great undertaking, it is smaller than it appears. In this case, the distance was a one page query letter. I’ve worn out this blog saying it, but if I can do it, you can, too.
Now Alex is writing d20 adventures and running games. Jeff has a [NDA censored]
just around the corner.
My friends. I couldn’t be prouder. And I’m going to celebrate with them all in Indy, come August.