And I think the answer is no, at least not for the huge projects. I've been deep in the weeds of research lately as Sumo Spin is about ready for mobile and I think I'm going to write a standalone TTRPG that isn't part of another system (aside from some PbtA mechanics I think)...

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Not that I don't appreciate the people who continue to be fans of Stromgard now or the sales we are still getting! B/c I am VERY grateful. But from a business standpoint, I'm trying to carefully consider if I will make the same choice again.

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One of the pros is that our content is already linked to something with an established audience, and the situation is complex. But watching my DTRPG sales shrivel up has left me wondering about my next project and how to approach it.

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So one of the cons of making something like Stromgard- as a supplement to a larger game, in this case Dungeon World- is that there's a def dip in sales around the same time one of its authors did something very stupid very publicly.

RT @in_die_zine@twitter.com

The zine is doing super well. I'm very pleased. If you haven't picked it up, maybe you could think about doing it now? It's just $4 on Itchio and DTRPG until November 1st.

You can find out more on the carrd below including links to both platforms. Thanks!
indie-zine.carrd.co

🐦🔗: twitter.com/in_die_zine/status

And for my second Sumo Spin is very close to its Google Play debut! We're working on some last minute polish-type things but were so close!! Check out this lil gif i made for the Lock & Fire mechanic!

I wanted to call it 2 Dreadful 2 Spooky or Dreadful: The Revengeancing but we ultimately nixxed that :<

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once again! First, I've got the special Halloween version of Dreadful coming to you REAL soon with 3 new scenarios all themed around campy halloweenie faves. If you liked the OG version, you may want to check this one out too!

RT @in_die_zine@twitter.com

Sorry, but I am gonna have to keep pushing promo for the 1st in*die zine!

For $4 you can get:

✅9 very cool indie TTRPGs!
☑️4 extremely interesting indie space articles!
✔️4 useful sets of things for your campaign!
🇫🇷 inspired by Les Miserables!
indie-zine.itch.io/indie-zine-

🐦🔗: twitter.com/in_die_zine/status

Lots of people were working up until the last sec to get this completed and I can vouch for just how much effort went into this zine. 1st of all, you should absolutely buy it. Then you should check out the contributors for a ready-made list of awesome people to work with.

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Also so, so much work went into the in*die zine and I have to praise @IAmPhophos@twitter.com for staying on top of all the contributions and discussions going on during production. He does major heavy lifting for the indie TTRPG scene and you should absolutely follow him right now.

Hey! I was super lucky to be a part of this rad zine and work with a ton of really dedicated and creative indies who are smart and passionate! Check it out and show some indie support, there's so much quality content here!

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RT @in_die_zine@twitter.com

The first issue of in🎲die zine is now live! You can get 9 games, 4 articles, 4 supplements and from 20 amazing creators from all across the scene!

You can get your copy now at for $4:
indie-zine.itch.io/indie-zine-
Or for $5:
drivethrurpg.com/product/32850

🐦🔗: twitter.com/in_die_zine/status

RT @in_die_zine@twitter.com

I just saw the final proof for in🎲die zine and I am so so happy and stoked for y'all to see this in like 21 hours.

I have to do one final shout out to @jane_hermiston@twitter.com and @nynphaiel@twitter.com who've worked right up to the last minute and have been complete superstars.

GET. HYPE. Y'ALL.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/in_die_zine/status

RT @nynphaiel@twitter.com

Did I tell you @in_die_zine@twitter.com comes live tomorrow? Well, IT DOES. And it has awesome games, like @PhantomArtsEnt@twitter.com's Artifact Affinity, which features this smol art I made <3

🐦🔗: twitter.com/nynphaiel/status/1

RT @in_die_zine@twitter.com

@jane_hermiston@twitter.com has done a terrifically stellar job of layout, art and graphic design to get the zine looking as completely amazing as it does.

If you need art or layout for your project, get Jane to do it. Why haven't you already? Jane is great.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/in_die_zine/status

RT @in_die_zine@twitter.com

@IAmPhophos@twitter.com is organiser and editor of this project and wears many hats in the indie TTRPG space: fanperson/enthusiast, designer/editor, hustler/promoter and interview podcaster. You can find more at marx-shepherd.carrd.co, listening to @yesindiedpod@twitter.com or following @sanjenarocoop@twitter.com.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/in_die_zine/status

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