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About Me

I've been reading fantasy since I was 3 years old, and started writing it pretty soon afterward.  I was an avid reader of Choose Your Own Adventure stories, and remember how excited I was when I discovered text adventures on computer back in the '80s.  But whlie I stumbled across a couple of programs that promised to let me write my own text games, they all involved repeating long strings of incomprehensible code at a level I didn't have the head for.  So I soon lost steam and stuck with telling my friends improvised CYOAs... which in time naturally evolved into being a D&D game master.

When Adam Strong-Morse of CoG (a friend from my college D&D gang) mentioned that he and Dan Fabulich had come up with a programming language that allowed non-programmers to write gamebooks online, I didn't immediately get excited.  Then, a month or two later, I played Choice of the Dragon and was blown away.  It resonated with the kind of stories I'd wanted to tell since I was a 12 year-old.  I immediately started work on a game which picked up some of the themes from a college D&D campaign .

I'm now a moderator on the CoG Forums and enjoy taking part in the conversations and reading the occasional WiP.  I do my writing on evenings (after my two sons are asleep) and occasional weekends, around a busy day job with a British Christian international anti-poverty agency.

About My ChoiceScript Game

Choice of Rebels is a fantasy game in which you lead a rebellion against an oppressive empire, the Karagond Hegemony.  Game I was released in November 2017. I envision it as a five-game series, where you move from being a Robin Hood-style outlaw in the woods to leader of an insurgent army and -- eventually -- the founder of a new order (or new anarchy).  At my current rate of output, that means it will be completed around 2035!  But if Games 1-2 do well, I'll likely take a sabbatical and work more intensively on it for a while.

Links

Choice of Rebels

The forum discussion thread

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