Posts Tagged ‘Industry-News’

Kickstarted Creativity: Two fundraising campaigns of interest

The final part of the Priest Encounters article still isn’t finished, so here’s something else readers might find of interest… I approach Kickstarter very much from the perspective of the consumer and possible backer. That means that when I encounter such a campaign, my first question is always, “Am I interested in this?”, my second […]

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Taking Care Of Business: The Corporia Kickstarter Campaign

I review Corporia by Mark Plemmons and its Kickstarter campaign as exemplars of what to do and what not to do when it comes to crowdfunding.

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A Blogdex Celebration: Campaign Mastery’s (official) 500th post!

The Timing 500 Posts. Wow. Really Wow. Of course, it’s all in how you count them. You could argue that by a strict numeric count, the 500th post was a couple of months ago, and you would be right, but only because a problem with an earlier version of WordPress forced us to break articles […]

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The Gap In Reality: Immersion in an RPG Environment

Our special effects gurus get better all the time, and at the same time, their product becomes more affordable with improving technology, making it more ubiquitous in entertainments. I first wrote about the impact of this phenomenon back in 2009, when I asked Are Special Effects Killing Hollywood?, a question which shed a new light […]

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The Dark Secrets of Hacking Interface Zero 2.0

A Guest Article by Dave Viars, line developer for Interface Zero These week I’m interrupting the Orcs & Elves series to give readers wgho aren’t into it a break, and to bring you a guest article advance sneak-peek at a new Game Setting that’s on the way, in a genre that hasn’t yet received a […]

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Voting for the ENnies has opened!

Voting for the ENnies has opened! Cast your vote at http://www.ennie-awards.com/vote! You have until the 29th of July, but you can only vote once. The voting procedure is simple – vote 1 in a category to rank that product #1, 2 for #2, and so on. If you don’t know a product or have an […]

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A Zocolo Premise: AetherCon is coming!

(As any viewer of Babylon-5 knows, a Zocolo is a marketplace or gathering place). The unusually observant may have noticed a new link in our right-hand Navigation. AetherCon is an idea that has arrived at exactly the right time – just as the required technologies and their distribution intersect with the realm of possibility that […]

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OMG, We’re Nominated! – 2012 ENnies (Updated)

Campaign Mastery is incredibly proud and humbled (and not a little excited-exuberant-exultant!) to learn that we are amongst the five Nominees for Best Blog at this year’s ENnies (Wikipedia Page) – (full list of nominees here). The competition will be stiff, there are many other fine blogs nominated (and even more that didn’t make the […]

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Who Remembers AutoREALM? Call for Alpha Testers/Contributors

AutoREALM is open-source mapping software for RPGs. It operates as a vector-art program that operates on various layers, similar to the commercial software Campaign Cartographer. In 2005, development ceased on the software as the people working on it found the need to prioritize activities that actually put bread on the table. As a result, the […]

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A Game For All People: The Perfect DnD Recipe

This article is being written in advance of reading any material concerning the actual content of DnDNext from WOTC. Unless you’ve been living under a rock somewhere, the odds are that you’ve heard the announcement of D&D… well, no-one’s quite sure what it’s going to be called yet. The most common handle seems to be […]

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The Future Is Bright: The coming boom in RPGs

I’m not possessed of any special abilities when it comes to prognostication, but I’m as capable of forming opinions as anyone else. Two stray thoughts occasionally click together for me to form a new idea, and when that happened recently, the implications spelt out an unexpectedly rosy future for RPGs and the recording and media […]

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Nobis: Going Renaissance and loving it

Nobis is a game supplement about to be released by Pantheon Press for the d20/ D&D 3.x game system. Campaign Mastery was priviliged to be amongst a selected number of blog sites given a pre-release glimpse of the new release for review. Although this commentary will focus on the Background to the city-state that is […]

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