Recent Teen Band Movies

While I try not to use the term “guilty pleasure” – because it implies that there are things we should feel bad about liking – I admit that I don’t quite understand my enjoyment of teen romantic comedies. With a few notable exceptions, I hated most of the movies targeted at me when I was a teen. They didn’t really speak to me about my own life experiences, and often rang quite hollow. Continue reading

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Introducing Rockalypse

All our shows are secret shows.

-Kim Pine, Sex Bobomb

Mentioning a project on the internet is one of the ways that I commit to doing it. With that in mind, I would like to announce that work is underway on my first major RPG project outside of Steamscapes.

Rockalypse (working title) is the post-apocalyptic game of musical adventuring. It will be powered by Fate Core and will use the full advantages of that system. There will be no physical combat whatsoever – all conflict will be resolved by how hard you rock.

I have already started developing the game, but I am going to save the details for later. For now, I’ll just leave you with a short list of influences so you can get a taste of where I’m going with this:

  • Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
  • Tank Girl
  • FLCL
  • Six String Samurai
  • Brutal Legend
  • The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension