So, I have a blog called "LitRPGReviews" and I haven't even said what LitRPG is. This is for a fairly good reason. I don't care that much. I am less concerned with the exact mechanics than I am in asking whether or not they contribute to the storyline, character progression, and narrative structure. Several books… Continue reading Defining LitRPG
Tl;dr: I made a website to automate GURPS gameplay. Long Version: I've been working with Jeff Hays to create a new format for his Soundbooth Theater show. He wants to have different LitRPG authors play a tabletop version of a game and then he narrates the results. If you've seen Harmon Quest, you have some idea… Continue reading It’s live!
Tl;dr, he didn't act like scammers I have met in the past. He was polite and seemed sincere. Most of the scammers I've met in the video game industry go into full-blown histrionics about how they're great artists when they're stealing assets or pumping out 32 games a year that are often re-skins of other… Continue reading A Conversation With Michael Chatfield
Update: Quartz wrote a recent article that goes over how broken Amazon's service is. Also, Publishers Weekly wrote an article where third-party resellers are able to buy book sales as the first thing consumers see. Hat tip to Ultimate LitRPG for these updates. He covers these developments and more in an article, which you should read.… Continue reading Amazon Kindle Unlimited: Fundamentally Broken
Amazon Kindle Unlimited might be a great opportunity, but be aware it comes with serious drawbacks.