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Author: Colin Kyle
Living in Hyde Park, Chicago, Colin is an enthusiastic table-top role-playing game (RPG) designer, writer, and scientist. Colin and Cameron started Wrong Brothers Gaming together in 2015. Colin loves to introduce new people to storytelling-style RPGs. He earned his PhD in ecology and evolution from the University of Chicago. When not writing and reading sci-fi, Colin listens to music, plays a wide range of games, and spoils his plants and orchid collection.
Have you heard of Solarpunk yet? You might have seen the word “Solarpunk” on a blog, pinterest, TED talk, or your local bookstore. You might have heard people talking about the importance of a sustainable future with California recently almost reaching 100% renewable energy (2/3 of which is solar) and the Antarctic’s ice sheets surprise collapses last month. Even if this is your first introduction to Solarpunk, you will most certainly hear more about it in the near future. A budding new sci-fi genre building momentum, Solarpunk means many things to different people. In general, people think of Solarpunk as…
The Psychology of Pokemon Interview – Dr. Anthony Bean from Geek Therapeutics
Ever felt like playing games or being a part of geek culture was more meaningful than just a hobby? We absolutely feel that way at Sugar Gamers and we love sharing with you the benefits of gaming, especially when it comes to mental health. After years of research, psychologists have demonstrated the benefits of geek culture so much that they are incorporating it into clinical therapy sessions with great success! Sugar Gamer, Colin Kyle, sat down with head of the leading company that certifies therapists in game and play therapy, Dr. Anthony Bean from Geek Therapeutics. Colin interviewed Dr. Bean…
Happy Pi Day! On this 14th of March, we celebrate both the unending joy that is the number pi and one of our member’s birthdays – Colin Kyle. Colin typically celebrates by baking a pie on Pi Day and this year he’s sharing his family’s pear pie recipe.
A future unlike you’ve ever imagined awaits you in Necrobiotic – a post-apocalypse Tabletop Roleplaying Game where humanity must rely on corpses as a workforce in order to survive. Under the Citadel of Science within the great walls of Florence humanity persists. If this intrigues you, head over to their Kickstarter page (LIVE NOW) and learn more here in our interview with the person on spearheading the new release of this exciting and haunting game: Mitchell Wallace from Penny for a Tale: https://youtu.be/4YaMg0e4v_M Necrobiotic is originally an Italian game and Penny For a Tale is working to bring you the…
Imagine a future full of music. Create hip hop inspired cyberpunk versions of yourself and your friends in the megacities of 2085. Pump up the beats on the streets and build a community that evolves organically as you play. Hip hop is such a powerful tool for storytelling, as we have all seen with the wonderful success of Hamilton, so we wanted hip hop to help us tell the story of the future. All of this is available for you to hold in your hands with the Axon Punk tabletop Roleplaying game. No matter your experience with #ttRPGs, our Kickstarter is a great way to get into Axon Punk and support the Sugar Gamers. Back now before time runs out!
Audio interview with musician John Swihart, who was part of the two-person team that made the soundtrack for the newest chapter in the Far Cry series – Far Cry new Dawn.
As part of this Black History Month, we wanted to take a dive into some of the deeper influences that underlie Project Violacea.
The Sugar Gamers visited a special event and playtested our new Project Violacea tabletop Roleplaying Game.