Brendan Conway Joins Magpie Games as Assistant Developer

Learning' To Fly!
We are very excited to announce that we have a new member of the Magpie Games team! Brendan Conway, long-time Magpie Games contributor and collaborator, has accepted a position as Assistant Developer! We've had a lot of exciting success lately with various crowdfunding projects (The Fate Codex, Urban Shadows, etc) and Brendan is going to be helping us get those projects out the door sooner rather than later. Welcome aboard, Brendan! In a lot of ways, this is just making official what's be...

The Fate Codex – Volume 1, Issue 1

Hello all! Thanks to the all the great patrons for the Fate Codex Patreon campaign, we released the first issue of The Fate Codex yesterday. I was hoping that we would release at least a six to seven page PDF when I launched this campaign... and we ended up with a fifty page PDF thanks to the support of our backers! The Fate Codex is a mostly-monthly e-zine featuring Quick Start Adventures and more for the Fate roleplaying system. The project, funded through Patreon, grows and swells a...

Eternity Condensed Ruleset Released

Try Eternity for yourself! So... I've put this off long enough. I've been working on my epic, long-form, GM-less roleplaying game since early 2011, and it's time for me to finally put something out there. Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you... Eternity: Eternity Downloads Here's the pitch: Eternity is a unique tabletop roleplaying game that allows player to tell an epic story in the style of The Iliad, The Bhagavad Gita, The Bible, and many other epics. No GM or preparation is required....

Marvel Annihilation Actual Play: Kristacon, Day 1

Tim Rodriguez playing Annihilus
Last month (Feb 2013), I had the pleasure of GMing a massive game of Marvel with three amazing GMs: Tim Rodriguez, Frank Manna, and Mike O'Sullivan. The game was awesome, and I'm already having ideas about how to run it again in the future. But before we move on to that, here's the actual play report for Day 1 of the game... Annihilation Day +00... Thursday, Feb 21 The Kyln Heroes: Wolverine, Spider Woman, Silver Surfer, Beast, Nightcrawler Villains: Annihilation Advance Fleet, Kyln M...

Kristacon Pitches: Alternate Systems

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This past weekend, I went to Dreamation 2013 and helped to run Kristacon, a long-form convention gaming experience using the Marvel Heroic System. Brennan Taylor also ran a Bulldogs event as well using the same kind of ideas, so we had like 30+ players across the two events playing in roughly 30 hours of gaming. It. was. AMAZING. Easily one of the top gaming experiences I've ever had. The story was amazing (and the actual play report will be created soon!), and the community was so great that...