So you want to try your hand at creating an East Asian Fantasy campaign setting? Start with some valuable research from Daniel Kwan’s favourites!Read More
Author: Daniel Kwan
About The Author
Daniel Kwan is a podcaster, game designer, and developmental editor based in Toronto. He currently co-hosts the @azsnrepresent podcast and co-runs Level Up Gaming, an organization that helps adults with autism and other disabilities develop their social skills through group gaming experiences. Through @dundaswestgames, heâ€™s published Zany Zoo and is currently working on a WWI PbtA hack called Ross Rifles!
Daniel Kwan had the chance to play Magpie Games’ new Kickstarter title, Root: The Tabletop Roleplaying Game. Here’s what he thinks!Read More
Learn how Daniel Kwan fosters positive, collaborative relationships with the members of his gaming table with two resources that you might not find at your local game store.Read More
Here are a couple of reasons why Daniel Kwan loves Free League’s Coriolis so much: gorgeous graphic design, ease of access, versatility, and emphasis on dynamic storytelling. Learn more in his latest editorial!Read More
What happens when you’re met with an ignorant question at a gaming convention? Podcaster, designer, and professional GM Daniel Kwan breaks down one of his recent experiences at Breakout Con 2019!Read More
Are visual aids a must-have element in your TTRPG sessions? Professional GM Daniel H. Kwan breaks down his favourite tool for creating dynamic and engaging stories!Read More
A once forgotten soldier from the First World War, a retired engineer, and a podcast. These were the key ingredients to designing my first RPG.Read More
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