Author: shao

The Curious Chimeras @ ‘Gameful Texts’, Singapore Writers Festival 2019

The Curious Chimeras @ ‘Gameful Texts’, Singapore Writers Festival 2019

(Joelyn Alexandra captures a rather meta moment 😀 Hehe! Thanks for the picture, Joelyn!!!!) Wow, it was a blast yesterday at the Singapore Writers Festival! We had a lot of fun with, and learned a lot from, our fellow panelists at ‘Gameful Texts!’ We got […]

Nosfecatu Reads ‘Mere Gods’

Nosfecatu Reads ‘Mere Gods’

(Note: The image above is a proofreading copy, for our editing and revision purposes. That’s not the final version of ‘Mere Gods’!) The amazing Nosfecatu (https://nosfecatu.blogspot.com/), our fellow SEAsian RPG creator, cooking enthusiast, and one of the minds and movers behind the recent storm of […]

Charsiew Space Reads ‘Mere Gods’

Charsiew Space Reads ‘Mere Gods’

(Note: The image above is a proofreading copy, for our editing and revision purposes. That’s not the final version of ‘Mere Gods’!) Charsiew Space (https://charsiewspace.com/) was kind enough to read and review an early-access version of our upcoming RPG, ‘Mere Gods’! With their permission, we’ve […]

Curious Chimeras at the Singapore Writer’s Festival

Curious Chimeras at the Singapore Writer’s Festival

Hello! A reminder – we’ll be at Gameful Texts next weekend, as part of the Singapore Writer’s Festival! We’ll be talking about some projects we’ve done in the past, and also give a look at ‘Mere Gods, the new RPG product we’re releasing soon! Our […]

RPG Fragility – Illness

RPG Fragility – Illness

Hello! Shao here. I’m starting a new series of blog posts tagged as ‘RPG Fragility’ – these are meditations on themes and situations of weakness and suffering, as well as my ramblings of how gaming groups might handle and explore these ideas in their stories […]

Weird Worlds Retrospective 3: Muddy the Waters!

Weird Worlds Retrospective 3: Muddy the Waters!

After the ‘CONCurrent Lessons’ panel, the panelists and audience scattered into different directions; we all had different games to organize, attend, and run! It was truly a very busy day, but I loved every second of it! For this segment, I was supposed to prepare […]

‘Weird Worlds’ Retrospective 2: CONCurrent Lessons – GM Panel

‘Weird Worlds’ Retrospective 2: CONCurrent Lessons – GM Panel

After the ‘Marsh Ado About Nothing’ workshop, I was able to have a quick lunch with one of the GMs who attended my workshop (hey there, Kendrick! man, that McDo fried chicken lunch knocked me out…), and got ready for my second major activity of […]

‘Weird Worlds’ Retrospective: Marsh Ado About Nothing

‘Weird Worlds’ Retrospective: Marsh Ado About Nothing

A couple of weekends ago, I attended the wonderful ‘Weird Worlds’ event as a guest speaker and GM. The awesome folks over at Gamers and GMs Philippines had invited Curious Chimeras over to present a workshop, take part in a panel, and run a game for […]