Yes folks, the Outlive Outdead rulebook is now on sale at both DriveThruRPG and Indie Press Revolution. Both are PDFs and cost $12.99. I’m still working with DriveThruRPG to provide a softcover version with their POD system, but if you want a softcover or hardcover version, send me an email and I’ll get you one. […]

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Over at our Outlive Outdead Kickstarter site, we’ve posted our first project update. Several people had asked to see a sample of the layout, pics, and art direction we’re using for the book, so we made Chapter 4: Zombie Character Creation available as a free download. This is the final version of the chapter and […]

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Our Kickstarter campaign is going well. After just two days, we have raised 20% of our funding goal. But as anyone who’s been through high school knows, it’s not about how much you raise–it’s about how popular you are. And we are at least somewhat popular! Kickstarter has a page of projects that are “Popular” […]

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Now we’ve done it. We’ve started our Kickstarter project for Outlive Outdead. Our zombie roleplaying game is open for backing. We need your help! It costs a lot to get a game book out the door, especially if you want to offer print copies instead of just PDFs. That’s why we’ve turned to Kickstarter in […]

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CODCon is a small con held at the College of Dupage in the suburbs of Chicago. I went there to run Outlive Outdead, not as a playtest, but just to enjoy the game we’ve been working so hard to publish–and enjoy I did. There were only four players this time but that turned out fine. […]

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How would you like a zombie-you in a rpg book? As we said yesterday, Outlive Outdead will become a Kickstarter project in the next few weeks. In return for pledging money, we will be offering various rewards. That’s how Kickstarter works. But we’re putting a lot of effort into making these rewards interesting and, at […]

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That’s right, we are turning Outlive Outdead into a Kickstarter project–just not yet. For those not clued in, Kickstarter is an online “funding platform”. That means artists, musicians, film makers, and game designers who need funds to make a project successful can post the project on the Kickstarter website. People pledge money to help make […]

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I’m working with Paul Baldowski on Outlive Outdead and he just ran a playtest of the introductory adventure, Finding Mr. FEMA. It was just part of the adventure, but it’s a great report! It looks like the players had fun, which is the most important thing. One interesting emergence that I didn’t think of was […]

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As we said yesterday, we’ve made a playtest edition of Outlive Outdead available for free downloads. It’s not complete–there’s no artwork, the formatting is bland, and most of the GM’s section still needs to be written–but it’s playable. And it’s available as a torrent. This is our experiment: To make Outlive Outdead available for free […]

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Many of the rules in Outlive Outdead are uncomplicated. One of our design goals is to keep the rules quick and fluid so players can focus on the game experience. However, distance and movement are vital to a game about zombies and need extra attention. Because zombies can only harm humans when they’re within arm’s […]

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