Dead... and Back is a survival horror Role Playing Game. The Anarchy Zones is its official setting - aliens, reanimates, and the ruins of 2055 America.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Aardvark's Absence

October should have been the key time for anyone writing a horror themed game. Yet I found myself tired and with writer's block - and missed an unheard of number of posts - I did better with pre-written entries while in India last year!

November is recognized by some as the "Naga Demon" - National Game Design Month" - a variation of national novel writing month. I would like to use this time as a sabbatical from D&B to work on some of my other projects, or finish a new one (its been a while since I wrote a 24 hour game for instance.) I also want to return to the point where I'm adding stories to D&B out of a sense of crating the world or because I have something fun to share, and not simply - oh no, its Tuesday again, and I have to write something for my invisible audience.

An actual need to publish is rearing its head. In part, I could use the income, and in part because this project has gone on long enough and really deserves a place on some shelves. Friends and family have pointed out that I have put a huge amount of effort into this, yet for the most part only get back the occasional comment.

Version 4 is going to be free, and I don't want to take that away, but presumably any feedback from that is going to be affect the commercial release.

Sorry about the lack of posts, I hope to have enough to make up for it when I start writing these stories again in December. Thanks for reading, and thank you for your support.