Project Announcement: Valkyries

For a while, Brian and I have been talking about Codename: Vault Hunters, a game inspired by video games like Borderlands and Destiny. We tinkered with mechanics, setting, etc., and we hit on a set of ideas that we’re happy to announce as our next project in...

GenCon 2015 Recap

tl;dr – Holy nutballs, GenCon was big, amazing, and personally gratifying. Guest of Honor I didn’t expect the badge to actually say that. It’s not like people look at that part much anyway. And the badges on the provided lanyards flip backwards more...

Tracy and Brian at GenCon

It’s that time of year, again. Close to 60,000 people will descend on Indianapolis, IN in search of games, friends, and a damn good time. I’ve been going to GenCon for the last four years, and I’m more excited for this one than I’ve been for...

Origins 2015 Wrap-up

Every year when GenCon time rolls around, I feel two distinct emotions: panic and smugness. The panic is because, holy shit, we’re planning for a con in August and it’s only January. The smugness is because of Origins. Origins is great, consistently....

Brian F’n Patterson

I’ll admit it: I am terrible when it comes to writing introductory posts.  It’s like being at your first serious boy/girl dance and working up the nerve to talk to Mickey Harris, the brown-haired girl you’ve had a crush on all year. Tonight is the night you’re going...

Welcome to Exploding Rogue Studios!

Hi!!! (from Tracy) Ahhh… smell that? Fresh paint, drywall, sawdust. It’s the smell of something new. Exploding Rogue Studios is just that. Well, except for the fresh paint, drywall, and sawdust. This is a website. I don’t know how you build websites,...