Guests: Traditional Gaming

Oscar Rios

Oscar Rios

Oscar Rios is an author, editor and publisher of horror fiction and role playing scenarios for the Call of Cthulhu RPG. He has written over seventy five Call of Cthulhu scenarios for Chaosium (Atomic Age Cthulhu, Horror on the Orient Express, and the campaign Ripples from Carcosa), a Miskatonic River Press (New Tales of the Miskatonic Valley, More Adventures in Arkham Country, Tales of the Sleepless City, and the campaign The Legacy of Arrius Lurco), Stygian Press (The Things We Leave Behind), and his own company, Golden Goblin Press (Island of Ignorance-The Third Cthulhu Companion, Tales of the Crescent City-Adventures in Jazz Era New Orleans, De Horrore Cosmico, and Tales of the Caribbean). His work also appeared in The Unspeakable Oath and World of Cthulhu magazine, as well as Yog-Sothoth.com and Shoogoth.net. He is also a fiction author with short stories in Cthulhu’s Dark Cults, Horror for the Holidays, and Undead and Unbound. In 2013 Oscar founded Golden Goblin Press, a Chaosium licensee, which produces RPG supplements for the Call of Cthulhu game line and horror fiction titles, such as Tales of Cthulhu Invictus, Dread Shadows in Paradise, and the upcoming Heroes of Red Hook. At his core Oscar remains an avid gamer, running and playing Call of Cthulhu whenever possible.

Adam Paquette

Adam Paquette

Adam is a freelance illustrator, writer, and painter and the development director of Legendeer. He is at home on the road and teaches embedded drawing and sketchbook development as a way to see the world differently. He is an advocate of the digital nomad lifestyle, and can often be seen in airports lugging a Wacom tablet and pochade box under each arm. His work for Magic began in 2009, working on early concepts for Innistrad - and he has worked on every set since then, both concepting and creating card art and other illustrations. Some of his notable Magic works include the five “Tango Lands” from Battle for Zendikar, and Expedition lands from Oath of the Gatewatch

Michael Satran

Michael Satran

Michael Satran has been gaming since 1979, and running his Champions/Hero System universe since 1987.  A graduate of Rutgers University, with a master’s degree in English from the University of Rhode Island, he is currently working on The Imperial Throne, an evil chinese secret organization supplement for Champions and an urban fantasy novel series featuring Alice in Wonderland characters. Journey to the Center of the Earth is in layout at this time. 

His Champions universe, Legacies, currently contains more than 100 player character superheroes, untold numbers of supervillians, and a backstory that starts before World War II and threatens the peace and security of Earth into the future.

His first novel, Hellbow Rune, can be purchased on Amazon.com, and features a dark fairy tale where the wrong girl goes to the wrong world and meets the wrong people and creatures.

Mr. Satran has written several supplements for Champions, including Foxbat for President, Imaginary Friends, and King of the Mountain

Jay Little

Jay Little

Jay Little is an award­winning game designer and hobby game industry veteran. He has worked with small and large publishers alike to produce a wide range of board games and roleplaying games, including designing games for Star Wars, Major League Baseball, Warhammer Fantasy, and other licenses. Jay enjoys sharing his experience through workshops and podcasts and by teaching Game Design courses and Board Game Production & Processes at University Wisconsin ­ Stout. He pretty much loves everything about gaming; the hobby and the industry, the community around it, the people in it, and the design of it.