Five years ago, gaming industry veteran Wolfgang Baur decided to create an independent game company with an interesting business model. He called the company Open Design. Using the patronage model, in which customers pay into a fund to support projects they want to see go to print, Open Design has enjoyed five years of success. [...]
What if dozens of designers all contributed to the creation of a new RPG campaign setting, each one lovingly crafting detail and depth into their part of the world? What if the creation of that world was overseen by award-winning editors with decades of RPG design and world-building experience between them? And what if you [...]
Just what does Wolfgang Baur and Open Design have planned? Well, I can’t tell you yet, but they have a big announcement coming up this Sunday.