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  •   There was a point in the history of the RPG industry where games were strictly handled with a pencil, a handful of dice, and some paper.  Fortunately this industry is nothing if not fluid and flexible, adapting and growing with the technologies of the times.  I remember when PDFs became a common thing as an RPG standard allowing smaller publishers to enter the market.  For me that was truly the first step toward the evolution of role-playing games.  Following the curve of today’s gamers, and embracing the technologies at our fingertips, are Jonathan G. Nelson and Todd Gamble.  Two friends who saw a void in the market, and decided to pool their talent and experience to open a subscription […]

    AaW: the Evolution of Tabletop RPGs

      There was a point in the history of the RPG industry where games were strictly handled with a pencil, a handful of dice, and some paper.  Fortunately this industry is nothing if not fluid and flexible, adapting and growing with the technologies of the times.  I remember when PDFs became a common thing as an RPG standard allowing smaller publishers to enter the market.  For me that was truly the first step toward the evolution of role-playing games.  Following the curve of today’s gamers, and embracing the technologies at our fingertips, are Jonathan G. Nelson and Todd Gamble.  Two friends who saw a void in the market, and decided to pool their talent and experience to open a subscription […]

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  • Matt Wilson, Chief Creative Officer of Privateer Press & Director of the film Wolfsbane sat down with NERD TREK for an exclusive interview.  Privateer Press is responsible for the WARMACHINE product line as well as HORDES, IRON KINGDOMS, and No Quarter Magazine.  The movie Wolfsbane is Wilson’s first foray into the film industry and is a steam-punk twist on the classic tale of Little Red Riding Hood.   JN:  Hello Matt, thanks for taking the time to meet with NERD TREK and answer some questions!   MW: My pleasure! I’m sorry it’s taken me so long to be able to get back to you. I think this has been, quite possibly, one of the busiest years of my life due in no small part […]

    NERD TREK interview with Matt Wilson of Privateer Press!

    Matt Wilson, Chief Creative Officer of Privateer Press & Director of the film Wolfsbane sat down with NERD TREK for an exclusive interview.  Privateer Press is responsible for the WARMACHINE product line as well as HORDES, IRON KINGDOMS, and No Quarter Magazine.  The movie Wolfsbane is Wilson’s first foray into the film industry and is a steam-punk twist on the classic tale of Little Red Riding Hood.   JN:  Hello Matt, thanks for taking the time to meet with NERD TREK and answer some questions!   MW: My pleasure! I’m sorry it’s taken me so long to be able to get back to you. I think this has been, quite possibly, one of the busiest years of my life due in no small part […]

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  • I’d like to start off by giving a huge thanks to Mr. LaForce for taking his time out to do this interview . It’s not everyday that someone in my position is offered a great opportunity such as this. Having success with the first interview I conducted,I thought to myself,”why shouldn’t I do these more often?” I mean what better way to get a sense of accuracy in a good story? This particular interview however,came directly to me,I didn’t even know  if anyone else  in the industry would be interested doing another sit-down with me.  Was I ever glad to be so wrong? But enough about me,I’m certain your more interested in what the interview entails,so once again,here we go! […]

    A very special interview with David LaForce ( a.k.a. DIESEL )

    I’d like to start off by giving a huge thanks to Mr. LaForce for taking his time out to do this interview . It’s not everyday that someone in my position is offered a great opportunity such as this. Having success with the first interview I conducted,I thought to myself,”why shouldn’t I do these more often?” I mean what better way to get a sense of accuracy in a good story? This particular interview however,came directly to me,I didn’t even know  if anyone else  in the industry would be interested doing another sit-down with me.  Was I ever glad to be so wrong? But enough about me,I’m certain your more interested in what the interview entails,so once again,here we go! […]

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