Venger Satanis

High Priest of Kort'thalis Publishing. Also found at Venger's old school gaming blog. Age: Almost 42. Favorite Films: Star Wars, Heavy Metal, The Godfather, The Thing, Alien, Conan the Barbarian, Zombie, The Terminator, Hellraiser, Herbert West Reanimator, Planet of the Apes, Flash Gordon, Vanessa, Escape from New York, Krull, Clash of the Titans, and The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, and many others... Favorite Flavor of Ice Cream: Classified. Interest in Roleplaying Games: Started when I was about 10 with the D&D magenta box.

My Kickstarter Process, Revisited

 Posted by on November 22, 2017  Filed as: Editorial  2 Responses »  Topic(s):
Nov 222017
My Kickstarter Process, Revisited

I’ve just completed my 13th Kickstarter. It’s a location-based adventure called Gamma Turquoise: Santa Fe Starport. So, just wanted to dispense a little more wisdom from my wealth of crowd-funding experience. You can read my previous article here. The following is a checklist of things you should keep in mind before you kickstart an RPG project of your very own… Assuming you’ve created an outline [Read the article]

Part of my Kickstarter Process

 Posted by on March 8, 2017  Filed as: Editorial  No Responses »  Topic(s):
Mar 082017
Part of my Kickstarter Process

I’m currently engaged in my 10th Kickstarter campaign at the moment. It’s a project called Trinity of Awesome Returns! A lot of people have asked me about what all goes into my Kickstarters; like, how do you get from the initial idea (step A) all the way to fulfillment (step Z)? Well, as you can imagine from the space between the first and last letters [Read the article]

Sep 192016
Anticipation in your Games [mature]

Creating a sense of anticipation is a worthwhile technique no matter what genre or artistic vehicle you choose. However, this blog post is about erotic anticipation (I can get away with using the word “erotic” here because I haven’t gotten to the really sleazy parts yet). I’m talking about my own space opera RPG Alpha Blue, specifically. Although, any game can benefit from occasional titillation. [Read the article]

An Adventure Template

 Posted by on June 12, 2016  Filed as: Better Gameplay?  No Responses »  Topic(s):
Jun 122016
An Adventure Template

[This template will be included in Universal Exploits, an upcoming supplement for Alpha Blue. Kickstarter happening now] Few Space Dungeon Masters out there are as free-wheeling as myself. I like to have a general idea of what’s going to happen or maybe a few key random tables at my fingertips, but that’s pretty much it. I don’t do much planning – especially for a “space [Read the article]