New World Disorder

“The primary cause of disorder in ourselves is the seeking of reality promised by another.” ― Krishnamurti Catalonia. Bolivia. Hong Kong. Chili. The United States. And many others. What do they have in common? Unrest. And this was before the pandemic got into full swing. Now, it’s the United States, yet again, with France, the […]

Serial Killer Pursuit testing

‘Serial Killer Pursuit’ is for 1-4 players 12+, and plays in 5-15 minutes. In it, players (rival police departments) race the FBI to 30 Evidence before the Suspect gets 10 Attention and disappears. Anyone who would like to check out the final test version of this game has until 5.30.21 to send feedback to my […]

My 2020 Overview & 2021 To Do List

2020 was some year. 2021 is shaping up to be along the same lines, but more orderly (for me), even if not for many other people. The beginning of the year was spent in limbo with jobs in turmoil and the remainder was spent working OT, making arguments for hazard pay while repeatedly getting sick […]

New releases and updates

I worked to get some things done before the Thanksgiving holiday, including three releases and major inventory/website updates. New releases include the second Ott & Ren novella ‘Crevice’ (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B081X12347), the first Death Derby expansion ‘Nature’s Rage’ (https://www.thegamecrafter.com/games/death-derby:-nature-s-rage-expansion), a new short story ‘Highlelujah’ (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B081PCVLS9). A new short story, ‘A Whisper in the Air’ was added to […]

United State of Problem Denial

“Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by fighting back.”― Piet Hein, Grooks 1 “The problems are solved, not by giving new information, but by arranging what we have known since long.”― Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations Problems are something people like to avoid. It’s a rare person that will leap headfirst into a problem without being prodded […]

Freedom: An International Illusion

“A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.”― Saul Bellow, To Jerusalem and Back Most people like watching magicians. A good magician can pull off tricks that appear to be as real as the day is long through a series of methods involving subterfuge, sleigh of hand, […]