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sometimes I make games. I make board games, card games, storytelling games, and computer games. the rules are collected here.


game description players type tested? rules good? date
doodle rpg draw and explore a universe 1-99+ computer beta light yes 2022-12-03
hack-an-adventure doodle a premade story 1 computer yes light yes 2022-11-29
hack-a-snake play snake 1 computer yes light maybe 2022-11-27
hack-a-hell avoid bullets and shoot the music visualizer 1 computer yes light yes 2022-11-22
hack-a-minigame save and load a snake game 1 computer yes mid maybe 2022-11-16
hack-an-asteroid asteroids 1 computer yes light maybe 2022-11-07
doodle adventures listen to a story and doodle 1-6 drawing no light yes 2021-03-29
in media res 3+ people tell a story 3+ storytelling yes light maybe 2022-02-25
logic potions a potion-brewing game about logical deduction 2-4 board yes heavy maybe 2021-03-13
loot boxes "car trip" game. use random items to solve challenges 2-4 storytelling yes light maybe 2021-02-08
no, this cannot be! I AM INVINCIBLE! v2 villains send waves of enemies at the Heros 2-8 storytelling yes mid yes 2021-02-08
ultimate archwizards vs the dark Lord the final episode in a fight anime 3-5, GM storytelling yes light yes 2021-02-03


game description players type tested? rules good? date
bazaar trade with other players. not cooperative nor competitive. 4-8 card no mid not yet 2022-03-04
faux pas v2 a "visible role" game. enter the room in order of social rank. 3-8 cooperative no mid maybe 2021-04-28
emperical zendo a variant on traditional zendo 2-8 board no mid no 2021-03-19
infinity questions a frustrating game of 20 questions 2 party no light maybe 2022-02-25
deadly education rpg a traditional pen-and-paper RPG based on A Deadly Education 2-6, GM roleplaying no mid no 2021-02-12
ninjas ninjas ninjas! v2 fast, diceless storytelilng game about how cool ninjas are 3 storytelling no mid+ no 2021-02-07
stupid conspiracies conspiracy nutjobs join and promote conspiracies 10+ party, competitive no light maybe 2021-01-17
tower of choices a traditional RPG based on drawing cards 2 roleplaying no mid maybe 2023-11-17


game description players type tested? rules good? date
hack-a-tile place tiles 1 computer yes light maybe 2022-11-11
doubledore a versus tower-defense card game 2 card yes light no 2021-06-06
stupid russia spy directors make deals with each other 10+, GM party, competitive yes mid no 2017-10-29
colony on the moon minecraft modpack. reductionist automation 1+ computer alpha heavy no 2016-07-05
volcano an ASCII roguelike 1 computer beta light no 2013-02-05

games by others

game description players type tested? rules good? date
lexicon players collaboratively build a world by writing an encyclopedia about it 2+ storytelling yes light yes 2003-11-20