I've just watched all three new episodes of Wil's new show, which features performers and writers playing an exhilarating RPG campaign with Wil as DM, set in a lavishly illustrated techno-primitive society.
Back in the 1980s, there was a legendary D&D game in Austin, with Bruce Sterling as dungeon master, where regular players included Steve Jackson and designers from his studio, Mike "Godwin's Law" Godwin, and many of Austin's sf/f writers. I've always wished that I could have watched that one.
Titansgrave, while different, is no less exciting. Between the expert storytelling and role-playing, the art (which is ably supplemented by fan-art from the show's viewers), and the audio-editing and foley effects, it's completely captivating.
While Titansgrave is something of a masterclass in participating in and running an RPG, the show assumes no knowledge of RPGs or games in general. There's a huge trove of background videos, as well. The cast includes Vlogbrothers' Hank Green, Big Hero 6's Yuri Lowenthal, Attack of the Show's Alison Haislip, and Laura Bailey from Avengers Assemble.
The campaign is the first ever staged in AGE, an RPG system from Seattle's Green Ronin Publishing.
I’m amazed how recognizable some of the pop culture creatures are in Johan Vinet’s 8×8 sprite sheet. Vinet’s working on a game called Lunark but this particular work conforms to the pallette of the Pico-8 virtual console. [via Pixel Prospector]
In honor of Hideo Kojima’s new game Death Stranding, Matthew “SpartanUruk” Lai created custom Norman Reedus and Mads Mikkelsen figures and various props: I'm excited to share that I'll be making a short Death Stranding film 😀I've been working on this for a few weeks now. Here's a few screenshots, hope yous like it! @HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN […]
When Blizzard Entertainment president J Allen Brack opened this month's Blizzcon with a carefully worded apology over the company's suspension of Blitzchung, the Hearthstone champ who was punished for his in-game support of the Hong Kong protesters, what he didn't say (the words "Hong Kong" or "China") was just as newsworthy as what he did.
Got some aches that a lazy rubdown won’t put a dent in? Give your muscles an early Christmas with these massage guns. If you’ve never tried one, they’re all designed to bring deep tissue relief, and they’re all at Black Friday prices now. JAWKU Muscle Blaster V2 Cordless Percussion Massage Gun This cordless massager exerts […]
Just about everybody from small-time app developers to big database administrators loves Linux. But just because it’s open-source doesn’t mean its secrets are open to everybody. For that, you need a comprehensive training program like the Complete Linux System Administrator Bundle. If you’re chasing any kind of career in coding, this is the online regimen […]
If you want to be an app developer for Android, there’s never been a better time. Languages like Kotlin are tailor-made for functionality, and the Jetpack suite of tools makes the whole process easier. The only hurdle is learning your way around these tools, and that’s where the Android Jetpack & App Development Certification Bundle […]