Sunday, August 3, 2014

Indefinite Hiatus

I know there hasn't been a lot of posting on this blog in recent months. That's been a factor of several things.

As of today, Walkabout is going on an indefinite hiatus.

As per my G+ status update:

I'm sitting in my "indigenous studies" class, and have decided that my ongoing roleplaying project "Walkabout" needs to go on indefinite hiatus.

While I seem to have been treating the assorted cultures and beliefs with respect, there is still a lot more to learn. I also want to make sure that there is a lot more input from aboriginal artists, scholars and thinkers. Not for their aboriginality, not to give a "more authentic voice" to the work, but to provide opportunities as general artists, scholars and thinkers who aren't being given opportunities because they happen to be a marginalised group.

The issue is far bigger than it's being reported. So there's some deep thought necessary. 

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Sorry about the delay.

At this stage it's been almost two months since the last page was added the this blog....time flies, and life gets in the way. Sorry about that... Hopefully I'll get the chance to add some more shortly.

Monday, January 20, 2014

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Establishing the Outlines (Part 2) (p19)

Establishing the Outlines (part 1) (p18)

Starting Character Generation (p17)

There feels like I need to do more on this page, so it's subject to change over the next couple of days/weeks as a few more pages fall into place. A few people have been commenting around the notion of "show, don't tell" this I mean that there should be less descriptive elements of text, and more images or discussion between characters. Personally I'm aiming for a balance, and there will be some pages with a lot of images as well as quite a few "speech-heavy" pages.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Seeking Inspiration (Part 1) (p14)

Trying to Explain Roleplaying (part 3) (p13)

Trying to Explain Roleplaying (Part 2) (p12)

Blog improvement

To improve readability and to make the comic more accessible, I'll be adding an index page to the blog, where each of the comic pages can be accessed and read in order (rather than the reverse chronological order that the blog uses for presentation).

Additionally, when I get the chance, I'll compile the pages into a living document pdf, which will make reading the comic easier still.

Hopefully, I'll get to make these changes some time in the next week or two.

Saturday, January 4, 2014

A few preliminary images

To get things started, here are a few of the images that I've put together for characters sheets and player handouts.

Welcome to Walkabout

To avoid cluttering the "Observations of the Fox" blog any further than it is already, this will be the home of the Walkabout explanatory comic, and other points of interest for the Walkabout roleplaying/storytelling game.

Hopefully, this should be updated a few times each week with new pages of the explanatory comic (which is currently looking at about 160 pages). By the end of the year, the entire comic should be ready for publication.

Posts from this blog will be shared with the Walkabout RPG Group on Google Plus, as well as my personal circle of "Those who will Survive the Apocalypse".

For now, it's time to finish off the first few pages of the comic so that there will be something good to read here.