Games

Games by Emily Care Boss with innovative, rules-light design. Centered on the human spirit.

Fall in love again, for the first time. Be the first human to take a breath on a distant, alien planet. Face down the mob, the law, discrimination and your own fears in the last speakeasy in town.

Find the romance themed trio: Breaking the Ice, Shooting the Moon and Under my Skin.

Find live play and meta-techniques in American Freeforms: Remodel, Play With Intent, Last Chance Noir.

Find collaborative, new-fangled tabletop role play: Misericord(e), Dread House, MonkeyDome.

Games also available at:

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Works

Games, articles, talks, fiction, interviews and collaborations.

Reflections on independent publishing, refining ideas about how games function, and addressing social issues. 

Free games, freelance work and games in development. Fanciful and adventurous short stories and fiction. 

Peer-reviewed articles on larp, tabletop role play and narrative theory.

Podcast interviews and video panels about romance and sex in games, game design and the games of Black & Green.

Posts, discussion and shared endeavors on forums, blogs and at conventions. 

 

 

 

Discussion

The Last Chance Noir blog. Covering the cross-over between games, fiction and literary theory. 

Noir fiction casts a sober eye at the dead end of human modernity, with defiance and pessimism. 

Narrative analysis, game design, reviews of fiction, games and films.