Building My Fantasy Mapmaking Toolkit

The Burus Mapping Project started back in 2016. I crafted the setting’s basics in an essay and subsequent written notes a few years prior, but aside from a quick and now lost sketch, I’d never attempted to make a map. The project would soon become stalled, but before being shelved I produced a basic outline... Continue Reading →

Creative Cultural DNA

I’ve been thinking about the cyclical nature of lore this week. About how old stories give rise to new ones long after their initial release. I have a side idea I’ve been fleshing out that takes its themes from Transformers, G.I. Joe and a few other 1980s sci-fi toylines and their media. My concept is... Continue Reading →

A Nation is Nothing…

  Listen to me — all of you out there! You were told by this man — your hero — that America is the greatest country in the world! He told you that Americans were the greatest people — that America could be refined like silver, could have the impurities hammered out of it, and... Continue Reading →

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