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October 26th, 2008

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05:40 pm - Impressed, surprised, and most of all pleased
Clearly, some people really love my work (start at post #53, and read down the next couple after that too). The pay for writing RPGs is not horrible, but is far from good, but I both love what I do, and enjoy spontaneous praise like this almost as much. I mostly think of myself as a solid but decidedly non-flashy RPG author who most people don't particularly notice. Clearly that's not universally true.
Current Mood: jubilantjubilant

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Date:October 27th, 2008 01:33 am (UTC)
Once I became aware of you being you, I went back and looked at the things you worked on. Most of them are decidedly superior products, some are even favorites of mine.
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Date:October 27th, 2008 01:37 am (UTC)
Heh--isn't that a great feeling? Congrats on the fans :)
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Date:October 27th, 2008 03:28 am (UTC)
Dude! You have fans!
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Date:October 27th, 2008 04:15 am (UTC)
The man deserves fans! Consider that I myself have on my bookshelf:

Blue Planet
The Dying Earth
Exalted 1st. Edition
Exalted 2nd. Edition
Feng Shui: Golden Comeback
Transhuman Space: High Frontier
Aberrant: Year One
Shattered Europe
Stellar Frontier
Trinity Field Report: Extrasolar Colonies
Trinity Player's Guide
Trinity Technology Manual
Blue Rose
World of Aldea


That's a hell of a lot of excellent products to be associated with. It's one thing to do a single project; it means quite a bit more to keep on putting out hits after hits.

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Date:October 27th, 2008 11:58 am (UTC)
I like your work, too. Transhuman space Luna City is the most obvious example, but I do most of the new Changeling line, though I don't know what you've written there.

Also, Thousand Suns was good, but again I'm not sure how big your contribution was. Thanks for it anyway.

Oh, and I seem to remember seeing your name on some Traveller products? Is this just the product of my imagination or have you written something for some incarnation of Traveller?
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Date:October 27th, 2008 06:52 pm (UTC)
Other than some on-line discussion with James, I didn't have anything to do with Thousand Suns.

I wrote some stuff for GURPS: Traveller, including two entries in the Minor Races: Humaniti book and a scenario that was electronically published by them. I also wrote a couple of articles for Marc Miller's Traveller (which, like so much else, the crooked idiots who put out that game came screwed up, adding typos into one of my articles.
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Date:October 27th, 2008 09:03 pm (UTC)
Ok, there just was your name in the contributions in Thousands Suns, hence the idea.

And yes, now at home I remember seeing your name in some GURPS Traveller books. I don't own any Marc Miller's Traveller, which might even be a good thing.

Can you tell are you going to write stuff for the upcoming Changeling: the Lost books?
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Date:October 27th, 2008 09:09 pm (UTC)
Nope, I was busy with other projects when they were assigned. I worked on the changeling corebook (I wrote changeling society & the goblin & seeming contracts) and on most of the previous supplements.

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