Free Short Story for SJ Tucker

Set in a near future, this story depends on the idea of “affiliances,” a transhumanist concept that encompasses both family, shared interest and common bonds, as introduced by Vernor Vinge in “Rainbow’s End.” This story was originally written for “Ravens in the Library,” an anthology supporting a musician, S.J. Tucker and her medical bills. The conceit of the story is taken from one Tucker’s songs, called “Valkyrie Daughter,” in which a soldier petitions the Goddess Hel to allow his fallen daughter’s spirit to be sent to the Valkyrie at the expense of his own hero’s guarantee to Valhalla. The song … Continue reading Free Short Story for SJ Tucker

More is Merrier: House of Bards

Another entry in the burgeoning Fantasy Espionage sub-genre! Evil Hat has released, “Pay What you Want”, the following supplement for Fate Core: http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/168186/House-of-Bards–A-World-of-Adventure-for-Fate-Core House of Bards focuses on the political side of intrigue and espionage. If you are interested in focusing on the shadowy world of Espionage in your House of Bards campaign, Encryptopedia will be an excellent supplement for House of Bards.

A New Poll: What book shall be next?

                              I have a history of responding to my audience. I like to talk back and to listen to what they have to say. If you are interested in helping influence the next work that I put together, please head over to my Google+ poll, or if you would rather vote here, or on my Facebook page, or over Twitter, feel free to do so! Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SamChuppMedia Twitter: https://twitter.com/sambearpoet Google+:

Inclusivity? You’re soaking in it…

                    My books are inclusive. I take some extra effort to make them so. Are they perfect? No. Are they going to hit you over the head with how inclusive they are? No. But they are. Take for example, the characters in the latest book “The Forever Diamonds,” which came out yesterday. Of the 15 characters, 7 are female, 7 male, 1 is non-gendered. 9 are People of Color, 5 are White, and 1 is a reptile (very pretty color reptile though). Two of the men are lovers. A woman has … Continue reading Inclusivity? You’re soaking in it…

Update on New Project: Forever Diamonds

I am at 5K on Forever Diamonds, yay! Still have a fair piece to go – I think this one will be from 20K to 32K words.  Forever Diamonds is my campaign-length adventure sourcebook for Encryptopedia. So far I have covered bits about: The Heralds of the Queen, a faction that originated in the main Encryptopedia soucebook. The information presented in Forever Diamonds will be in addition to, not to replace, the information in Encryptopedia. So those of you who already own Encryptopedia will be safe. The Shadowhood, a new faction representing a new type of espionage organization called the … Continue reading Update on New Project: Forever Diamonds

GM’s Day Sale of Encryptopedia!

  Starting right now and going until 3/5/2015 (whenever DriveThru turns it off), you may purchase Encryptopedia for $4.95 as a special price to celebrate GM’s Day. This will be the only time this book is offered at a discount this quarter. Encryptopedia normally sells for $9.95 so you are saving $5.00. Use this code when ordering on DriveThruRPG: 95bdb2de56 Without that code you will still see the price of $9.95. Thanks for being a GM – Sláinte!