I have a whole new appreciation for the art of game design after watching Rodney Thompson and Mike Selinker inspect and construct Thornwatch. I knew I had a cool idea and some genuinely new mechanics but I had hit a wall. Rodney came in and looked at what I had done and saw all the little problems, but more importantly he saw what I wanted the game to do. He cut out old rules that only hurt that game and built new rules to support the Thornwatch I wanted. When Rodney isn't working at Bungie or helping me design Thornwatch, it turns out he is making his own game! Tycho and I actually played the game, and we both loved it. It's true! You can watch the video of it for yourself:
If creating your own fantasy heist movie with your friends isn't enough, there's more!
Tycho and I will be creating a custom heist for the game!
If you are still not convinced to hit up the Dusk City Outlaws Kickstarter, well then you are a machine with nothing inside.
Rodney is my friend and I hope you will go support his Kickstarter in its last 24 hours.