Will Evil Hat Accelerate the Dresden Files in 2014? That’s Up To You!

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Jan 222013

Big news for RPG fans (and folks interested in trying it out) on the Fate Core kickstarter today: if the Fate Core kickstarter campaign makes it up to $400,000 in the next week, they will produce a lightweight, streamlined “Fate Accelerated” Dresden Files role-playing game aimed at making it easier than ever to game in the world of the Dresden Files.

Check out their big announcement here.

 Posted by on 2013/01/22 at 3:37 pm

‘Ghoul Goblin’ Dresden Files Comic and Fate Core Kickstarter

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Jan 152013

Two quick bites of news from the Jim-Sphere today, folks!

First up: a new Dresden Files comic book series has started just this past week — Ghoul Goblin #1 is on sale now! Here’s the skinny:

“GHOUL GOBLIN is an original comic series set in the official Dresden Files continuity! Harry Dresden has survived the events of Fool Moon– barely– but all is not well in his world. He’s still alienated from his closest friend, Karrin Murphy, and on exceedingly poor terms with Chicago’s number one gangster, John Marcone. And that’s just the small stuff– the creatures of the Nevernever don’t take vacations and aren’t particularly worried about Harry’s friendships or love life.  DOWNLOAD GHOUL GOBLIN #1 NOW AT COMIXOLOGY OR GO TO YOUR LOCAL COMICS SHOP TODAY!”

And secondly, Evil Hat Productions, the publishers of the Dresden Files Role-Playing Game, are having a run-away blow-out success with their Kickstarter campaign for the next evolution of the Fate system. If you’re of a gamerish bent, check out the Fate Core kickstarter today — it ends on the 29th.

 Posted by on 2013/01/15 at 3:25 pm

Chicago (Skokie) Signing Canceled

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Nov 302012

Jim’s recovering from that bout of food poisoning stomach virus, but he’s worn out and laid low — in no shape for making tonight’s Chicago-area signing, alas. We’ll post about any rescheduling information for both Kansas City and Chicago when it’s possible to know such things. Our psychics are on the fritz, and unable to predict the future just yet!

 Posted by on 2012/11/30 at 12:17 pm

Kansas City Signing (Nov 29) Cancelled

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Nov 292012

Sorry for the last-minute notice folks — tonight’s signing in Kansas City has been canceled due to an unfortunate bout of food poisoning for our favorite author. We both trust he’ll get better, and trust that folks will understand that severe nausea doesn’t make for a good signing experience for anyone. Get well soon, Jim!

 Posted by on 2012/11/29 at 5:05 pm