Tod Foley

Words & Worlds

Cyberpunk & Tabletop Gaming

In December 2020 I was invited by Lev Lafayette to speak at the “Year of the Stainless Steel Rat” conference on Cyberpunk. My special area of expertise, of course, was tabletop roleplaying games. In my address I traced the history of the genre as it intersected with my own career, and with the tabletop roleplaying industry as a whole, from the late 80s to the present day.

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Under the As If imprint, I write, edit and publish fiction (mostly of the speculative variety) and games (mostly of the roleplaying variety).

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