Legend of Vivian Video Game RPG

vivian17b_smWe have developed a video game RPG, The Legend of Vivian. The game is inspired by the King Arthur stories. You start the game as Vivian, the Lady of the Lake. It is a JRPG-style video game with similarities to Dragon Quest, Final Fantasy, and Octopath Traveler. The game is complete*, but we need play testers!

*Version 0.55. It is a complete rough draft. It has been extensively playtested, but more is needed.

If you want to try the game out for free, let us know using our Crazier Eights contact form. The game is in a Google Drive folder, which will have updated versions of the game. Continue reading

Magician (the Card Game)

Magician is still in development. It’s a combat oriented deck building game James Gray has worked on for years. The latest version of the game is untested. The main idea is that the game is something like a combination of Magic: the Gathering and Dominion. You spend each turn buying cards to add to your deck (originally added to your discard pile), playing cards, and attacking with characters. Continue reading

History of My Game Design

crazier eightsThis is James Gray, the owner of Recoculous, and the game designer for the Crazier Eights games. I have made board games and RPGs as soon as I could. I have been told that I started making them when I was four, but I have no idea what I made at that point.

I suspect I was seven when I made a roll and move board game a little like Candy Land, except the winner was whoever got to the dragon’s treasure first. I know that the dragon’s treasure was drawn carefully and colored in. Continue reading