Weekly Update 1/8/21

This week I posted three new pieces:

The Palace in Death – a three-paragraph dungeon fantasy campaign

Experiences That Have Shaped My Thinking: The National Security Decision Making Game – a story about the incentives underlying American politics

Coda to an Age of Heroes, Episode 2 – sleep, breakfast, and succession wars

Also, over on Twitter I had a thread talking about gamebooks I wrote back in the day, and a retweet of my Christmas revenge tragedy tweetstorm.

New year, new website

Hello, and welcome to the new and improved Plausibly Deniable! The first tranche of writings to be posted are listed below. I’ll be updating this blog with a summary of new material on a weekly basis, and on @plausiblyd when new material is posted.

Five Geek Social Fallacies – some thoughts on interpersonal dynamics

Erik and the Goblins – a cautionary tale

The Barbecue Wars – a setting element for GURPS Transhuman Space

In the City of Alago Dun – a small piece of an imaginary world

Coda to an Age of Heroes – my as-yet-unfinished improvised serialized fantasy novel

Failure Modes in LARP – reflections on LARPs than went okay

Jargon and Definitions – I get tired of certain kinds of argument

Sacrificed Chine of Beef – the flavors are divine

Squishy Yellow Elegy – I really like macaroni and cheese, ok?

Bachelor Cuisine: Box Macaroni and Cheese – ibid

The Autarchs of Cephlen – another small piece of a place that never was