My RPGs are collaborative storytelling. I love conversation scenes and emergent settings. I'm interested in the influence of environment (at the table and in the game world) on play.
USEFUL/INTERESTING LINKS: Worldbuilding & the Okapi's Butt; Making the Tough Decisions; goblin dice; abstractions are leaky; print-&-fold minis; Paradigms of Play; papercraft dice tower; consequences as positive currency (Fate); Making Superman Truly Invulnerable (Fate Core); Rick Neal's essays (DFRPG); Level 1 Equivalent Damage (4e); improved skill challenges (4e); No Such Thing as D&D; Same Page Tool.
You will often find me in the chat; come on by!
CURRENT RPG HABITS: Our major game is a serial campaign about Weird Stuff using Atomic Robo rules, interspersed with single-session games in other systems. I'm the primary GM, but everyone takes a turn sometimes.
CONTEMPORARY GAMING: Mostly fate games like fate-core, fate-accelerated, and atomic-robo, but occasionally we run cthulhu-dark, do-potft, lady-blackbird, microscope, and roll-for-shoes. I'm experimenting with game design, too: a FAE hack about holy werewolves, and a unique system inspired by My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.
GAMING HISTORY: Started in dnd-3.5e and dnd-4e. Dabbled in 13th-age, dresden-files, Dresden Files Accelerated (playtest), dogs-in-the-vineyard/The Princes' Kingdom, my-life-with-master, storium, mage-the-ascension, and Stargate SG-1.
CHARACTER NOTE: Never short on Opinions and overambitious Ideas. I want to play a shulassakar and a musteval, and I have an elaborate SG-1 campaign I fear I'll never get to run.
My avatar is "The Bookworm," by Carl Spitzweg.
Q&A for gamemasters and players of tabletop, paper-and-pencil role-playing games
Q&A for science fiction and fantasy enthusiasts
Q&A for authors, editors, reviewers, professional writers, and aspiring writers
Q&A for linguists, etymologists, and serious English language enthusiasts
Q&A for Graphic Design professionals, students, and enthusiasts
Q&A for professional and amateur chefs
Stack Exchange Network staging zone, where users come together to build new Q&A sites
Q&A for writers/artists using science, geography and culture to construct imaginary worlds and settings
Q&A for people interested in all aspects of producing and consuming coffee
Q&A for computer enthusiasts and power users
Q&A for passionate videogamers on all platforms
Q&A for power users of Apple hardware and software
Q&A for professional, enthusiast and amateur photographers
Q&A for movie and tv enthusiasts
Q&A for users of TeX, LaTeX, ConTeXt, and related typesetting systems
Q&A for professional and enthusiast programmers
Q&A for enthusiasts and power users of the Android operating system
Q&A for power users of web applications
Q&A for spacecraft operators, scientists, engineers, and enthusiasts
Q&A for people who like playing board games, designing board games or modifying the rules of existing board games
Q&A for meta-discussion of the Stack Exchange family of Q&A websites