I'm a freelance video game writer (Final Eden, SOCOM 4, Edgeworld, MAG, Gangstar Rio: City of Saints, Rainbow Six: Lockdown, Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour), and the writer/designer of various tabletop role-playing games (Scorn, Spite, ViewScream).
My urban fantasy novel, Hexcommunicated, is available now for the Kindle! Other formats available here.
Category Archives: RPGs
Excitement! In a few minutes, I’ll present “Video Game Infection” at InterNosCon, a tabletop RPG convention in Bertinoro, Italy. The presentation will take place via G+ Hangout, so there’ll be a YouTube video at some point. More info here: http://2013.internoscon.it/it/chi/rafael-chandler
Is someone facilitating a game of ViewScream for you? Want to play, even though you don’t have the book? Here are the core rules. You’ll probably want to print out your character sheet and refer to it while reading this. … Continue reading
So I created a game called ViewScream, which is a varp (a video-augmented role-playing game) — a low-prep hybrid of story game and larp. It’s made specifically for play via video-chat programs like G+ Hangout. It’s about four officers (Medical, … Continue reading
Teratic Tome is available now! Torn from the pages of the Books of Pandemonium, these horrific fiends — including the grotesquely talented Curhadac, the sadistic Eremite, and the death-singing Acronical — will test the mettle of any adventuring party. Teratic … Continue reading
From my upcoming RPG sourcebook, Teratic Tome (more on that soon). I wrote all the other monsters, but this one was designed by my wife, Heather. SEAMSTRESS Created by Heather Chandler Illustrated by Metalhead FREQUENCY: Unique NO. ENCOUNTERED: 1 SIZE: … Continue reading
At IndieCon, Gary Bowerbank ran a session of Scorn for Scott, Andrew, and others. Here’s what Gary and Andrew had to say on the subject: Andrew: I don’t think we can publish an actual play without censoring most of it. … Continue reading
Model: Jason Morningstar.
Hard to believe that Dread: The First Book of Pandemonium was released ten years ago today. A d12-based RPG of modern splatterpunk action, it focused on Disciples, psychotic demon-hunters with nothing left to lose. In 2007, I released a new … Continue reading
Cover art by Claudia Cangini. Available as a free PDF here.