What’s a “love letter”?

If you frequent the DW communities online but haven’t played or read Apocalypse World yet, you may have heard the term “love letter” before but not be sure what it means.

In brief, it’s a few paragraphs written specifically for a player or players to bring them up to speed on their situation, usually after a break or big change of scene. read more

The Quartz Monolith

Rising a hundred feet over the western shore of Chalcedon, the quartz monolith stands in stark contrast to the rolling hills and fields around it. No-one knows where it came from, though the dwarves and crystal-kin are often blamed.

Book Review: Spider from the Well

My good friend Tim Reed asked for my thoughts on his latest book, Spider from the Well, and I was happy to oblige! Tim is a young author of fantasy novels and short stories. You can get most of his content on Amazon.

Spider from the well is a short horror story by Tim Reed about the titular spider hiding in the well. Out for a pleasant walk in the English countryside, a young couple chances upon a rotting, faded journal. On a lark, they begin reading – only to discover the last words of a landowner, dead for decades, and his story of dimensional horrors lurking in his well and beyond! read more

Kheluz-Gund, the Dwarven Convoy

Built by the dwarves long ago, the Kheluz-Gund is a transport – a towering convoy of earth elementals. You were hired to ride the convoy and guard a particular piece of cargo. Right now, you and the cargo are secured in the middle carriage. The other passengers are going about their business while outside you hear the dull booms of the elementals on their passage through the deep dark… read more

Interview with me at Play to find out!

This afternoon I had the pleasure of chatting with Matt Smith (not the eleventh doctor, sadly) about all things Dungeon World, gaming and my creative process. I had a lot of fun! Check out the link here:

Play to find out! Joe Banner Remix Interview

A few other people and links mentioned in the interview:

Servants of the Cinder Queen Kickstarter

Kaitlynn Peaver illustrations (thedandmom) on Patreon read more