Master Plan #63: Brian Clevinger on Being an RPG Licensor and the Atomic Robo RPG

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Brian Clevinger—co-creator of the fantastic comic series Atomic Robo—talks with Ryan Macklin about licensed roleplaying games from a side of the fence not often talked about: the licensor’s point of view. They talk about what Brian expected before getting involved with Evil Hat Productions to create the Atomic Robo Roleplaying Game, how that matched with what happened, his involvement in the process, and more!

The comic: atomic-robo.com
The game: evilhat.com/home/atomic-robo
Follow Brian on Twitter: @bclevinger

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Originally as a Master Plan Live episode: youtube.com/watch?v=L6g3eEsgNjY

1:00:46 / 29.8M

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Brian Clevinger—co-creator of the fantastic comic series Atomic Robowill talk with Ryan about licensed roleplaying games from a side of the fence not often talked about: the licensor’s point of view. They’ll talk about what Brian expected before getting involved with Evil Hat Productions to create the Atomic Robo Roleplaying Game, how that matched with what happened, and advice that he’d have for both aspiring licensors and licensees.

Scheduled time: Monday, June 30th, 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern

Hangout Event page: plus.google.com/events/cdarjv4qu6i6248blc6c7cm84mg

If you have questions and won’t be able to watch it live (or if you just want to flag a question so it’s on my list), please comment on this post! Note that I stick closely to the topic at hand, so I might not get to your question if it’s not about licensing and creating the Atomic Robo RPG.

- Ryan

Master Plan #62: Stephen Hood & Will Hindmarch on Storium

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Ryan sits down with Stephen Hood and Will Hindmarch or Protagonist Labs to talk about the new online roleplaying experience known as Storium. On this live episode, they talk about Storium’s origins and design, issues that came up in playtesting, the differences between developing for an upgradable platform versus a static book, and more. If you aren’t a part of the beta yet and would like to be, check out Storium’s Kickstarter campaign.

Ryan also mentions that he’ll be shifting toward more live format shows than pre-recorded, as an experiment and to speed up production.

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You can also check out this episode on YouTube.

52:28 / 25.8M

- Ryan

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