Don Bisdorf

I write roleplaying games and fiction, and I develop software.

I also sometimes post on Twitter and on Mastodon.

Here's what I've been up to lately. (RSS Feed)


Cortexatron v0.5

I've updated the Cortexatron online die roller to adapt its interface to smaller screen sizes. I'm hoping this makes Cortexatron more friendly for mobile devices. If you don't have a pile of polyhedrals with you, but you do have your cell phone and a signal, you're ready to play Cortex.

I've als...

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A Bottle of Memory

My entry for the itch.io Hard-Boiled Wonderland game jam is complete. It's an interactive fiction short story called A Bottle of Memory. I've only lightly tested and proofread it, so there may be typos, though I hope there are no bugs.

In March I'm hoping to throw something together for the R...

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Fate on itch.io

If you like itch.io's model for selling and publishing games of all sorts, you might be interested to know that Evil Hat has published a big batch of Fate games and supplements there, most as pay-what-you-want. It's a bunch of great stuff, but I'm personally excited that you can now pick up S...

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Winter 2019 Fiction Projects

In the next month or two, I'll be publishing some new fiction (and re-publishing some old fiction).

I've joined the Hard-Boiled Wonderland game jam on itch.io, which means that by the end of Februrary, I'll have written a small interactive fiction story in Twine. I'll provide links to the stor...

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An Online Dice Roller for Cortex

I've been playing a few Cortex Prime RPG sessions online, and I haven't found any other dice software that works well with Cortex. So I decided to write my own.

Cortexatron is a multi-user online dice roller for Cortex. It's designed to allow you and your other players to see each other dice roll...

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And So It Begins

I have installed a new blog (which you are now reading), on my new web server, under my new domain name. If all works out, I'll start copying material from my old blog over to here.