Episode #117: Chatting with Robin D. Laws

Episode #117: Chatting with Robin D. Laws


Roleplaying game and novel writer Robin D. Laws joins Dirk and David to share his experience as a designer and writer in the gaming industry. Robin shares his methodology, how writing for the two media compares, and his upcoming work.

Contact Information 

Dirk Knemeyer - @DKnemeyer, www.CQGames.com, Dirk@Knemeyer.comDavid Heron – @DavidVHeron

Robin D. Laws – @robindlaws, kenandrobintalkaboutstuff.com

Episode Outline

0:00:24 – Robin’s background

0:03:11 – The Gumshoe system

0:11:59 – Establishing a voice

0:20:20 – Gumshoe licensing

0:26:03 – Recommendations on systems

0:28:46 – Robin’s novels

0:36:26 – Design process

0:38:59 – King of Dragon Pass

0:44:38 – The future of D&D