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A Word on DoubleZero Product Formats

DoubleZero Product Formats: The initial release will be PDF-only. Print and ebook formats won’t be available until later. Here’s a breakdown of why that is: Ebook Formats First, the game is heavy on table. Both the original British secret agent game and the donor game were heavy on them. While I have streamlined things to […]

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DoubleZero: Release Date and a Humble Request

DoubleZero will be released next week. This is going to be a make-or-break book for me, for a number of reasons. So I have a humble request. Please leave kind reviews. Not just at DriveThruRPG, but everywhere. Give it a mention on social media. Talk about it on your podcast. Name-drop it on your vlog. […]

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Freebies, Trolls, and What Have You

My list of possible topics for today’s post included Vancian magic, munchkins and powergamers, and copy-pasting an excerpt from DoubleZero. The first two give me a headache. The last one isn’t practical, because a multi-page section of a book doesn’t translate well to a web page. I’m already going to release the bulk of the […]

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DoubleZero: Eradicating the Donor System

“Use a system with an Open Game License as the base,” I said. “It will eliminate a lot of the work that needs to be done,” I said. After a few weeks I realized that I was eradicating the donor system with rewrites and significant changes, to the point where there’s very little of it […]

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DoubleZero: Glossary and Terminology

DoubleZero is about 50% edited at this point. My goal is to release it this week, barring any unpleasant surprises. There are still two main challenges to overcome: space, and the game’s glossary and terminology. The first challenge is to make everything essential fit into the 96-page digest format. I’ve already cut the character sheet […]