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
This year is the 30th anniversary of Dragon Con! Sam Chupp Media will be running games there: Friday 9/2/2016 at 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM: The Hunt for Pale Lupine Saturday 9/3/2016 at 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Psi Kids Saturday 9/3/2016 at 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM: The Talisar Sheers: an Encryptopedia Adventure Saturday 9/3/2016 at 10:00 PM – 2 AM Sunday: For Love or For Honor Sunday 9/4/2016 at 1:00 PM – to 5:00 PM: For Honor Among the Stars Sunday 9/4/2016 at 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM: The Tears of the Sun We are in the America’s … Continue reading Dragon Con 2016
DriveThruRPG is offering a Bundle sale. What is a Bundle? It is a collection of books. If you haven’t bought any of the books, you pay for the Bundle and get it. If you have bought some, you get a discount based on those books you have bought. This is a great way for people round out their collection of Encryptopedia books! Click here to take a look!
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.
Here is a link to the Google Plus poll if you’d like to vote on the next project Sam Chupp Media will produce.