Publisher Interview: Patrick Kapera and Alex Flagg of Crafty Games

A few months ago, like setting a message in a bottle, I asked Patrick Kapera and Alex Flagg of Crafty Games if they might answer a few questions. And, like the tides of Earth, the tides of the Internet brought that bottle back to Game Knight Reviews!

But I’ll let the Q&A speak for itself…

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Game Review: Fantasy Craft by Alex Flagg, Scott Gearin, and Patrick Kapera from Crafty Games – Chapter 7

This is it. The last piece of the puzzle. The final chapter of Fantasy Craft from Crafty Games. And what does it cover? World building and running games. Like all major RPGs, there has to be a section to help gamemasters figure out what they’re doing. Whether they’re GMs experienced with other games or this . . . → Read More: Game Review: Fantasy Craft by Alex Flagg, Scott Gearin, and Patrick Kapera from Crafty Games – Chapter 7

Game Review: Fantasy Craft by Alex Flagg, Scott Gearin, and Patrick Kapera from Crafty Games – Chapter 6

We’re almost to the end of the 402 page Fantasy Craft tome from the great folks at Crafty Games! Chapter 6 deals with NPCs and monsters and though I was a bit put off by the tons of options in the combat chapter, this chapter showed more of the great design work that has gone . . . → Read More: Game Review: Fantasy Craft by Alex Flagg, Scott Gearin, and Patrick Kapera from Crafty Games – Chapter 6

Game Review: Fantasy Craft by Alex Flagg, Scott Gearin, and Patrick Kapera from Crafty Games – Chapter 5

There’s only three chapters to go in Fantasy Craft from Crafty Games… Combat, Foes, and Worlds. Unfortunately between those three chapters and the index, character sheets, and so on, those last three chapters cover nearly 200 pages all by themselves! Every time I delve back into this book, I’m reminded how much of a beast . . . → Read More: Game Review: Fantasy Craft by Alex Flagg, Scott Gearin, and Patrick Kapera from Crafty Games – Chapter 5

Game Review: Fantasy Craft by Alex Flagg, Scott Gearin, and Patrick Kapera from Crafty Games – Chapter 4

Another one of my goals for 2012 is to finish my chapter-by-chapter review of Crafty Games‘ Fantasy Craft, Second Printing book. And, since we’ve dealt with character creation, action resolution, and spellcraft already, it was only logical that the next chapter of the Fantasy Craft book dealt with items, right? Unfortunately this chapter suffers from . . . → Read More: Game Review: Fantasy Craft by Alex Flagg, Scott Gearin, and Patrick Kapera from Crafty Games – Chapter 4

News from Around the Net: 23-DEC-2011

This must be the “It’s nearly Christmas” edition of “Around the Net”! If I haven’t mentioned it enough already, I wish everyone reading a very happy holidays – from Cthulmas and Christmas to the Winter Solstice, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa! May everyone have a safe, warm holidays in the company of family and friends.

There will . . . → Read More: News from Around the Net: 23-DEC-2011

Game Review: Fantasy Craft by Alex Flagg, Scott Gearin, and Patrick Kapera from Crafty Games – Chapter 3

When I started tackling Fantasy Craft a chapter at a time, I had no clue I’d hit a chapter filled to the brim with 41 pages of spells and spellcraft. When I was working on early books for Moebius Adventures we came up with a book of spells that was about 164 pages long unformatted . . . → Read More: Game Review: Fantasy Craft by Alex Flagg, Scott Gearin, and Patrick Kapera from Crafty Games – Chapter 3

Game Review: Fantasy Craft by Alex Flagg, Scott Gearin, and Patrick Kapera from Crafty Games – Chapter 2

Last week I started my chapter-by-chapter review of Fantasy Craft from Crafty Games and writers Alex Flagg, Scott Gearin, and Patrick Kapera. And the more I read about Fantasy Craft, the more it’s growing on me. Chapter 2 – “Lore” – deals with skills and skill resolution along with the concept of “Action Dice.”

What . . . → Read More: Game Review: Fantasy Craft by Alex Flagg, Scott Gearin, and Patrick Kapera from Crafty Games – Chapter 2

Game Review: Fantasy Craft by Alex Flagg, Scott Gearin, and Patrick Kapera from Crafty Games – Chapter 1

Yesterday with The One Ring, I started my new approach of breaking down some huge books in my review queue into smaller, bite-sized chunks. I’m going to do the same today with Fantasy Craft from Crafty Games. Though I’ve talked with Patrick Kapera a few times in recent months, I’ve had a (virtual) stack of . . . → Read More: Game Review: Fantasy Craft by Alex Flagg, Scott Gearin, and Patrick Kapera from Crafty Games – Chapter 1

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