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Tom Francis

I'm a game designer, writer, and programmer on Gunpoint, Heat Signature, and Tactical Breach Wizards.

  • By Tom Francis
  • Based in Canada
  • Roughly six posts per year
  • First post on

Posts per year

Data for this chart is available in the table below
Posts per year
Year starting Posts
2015 13
2016 12
2017 10
2018 5
2019 5
2020 0
2021 2
2022 3
2023 4
2024 2

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

Tom’s Tstretch Timer
I could never find a work/break timer that worked quite how I wanted, so I made my own. Lately, though, I’ve had RSI issues, and now my focus is on just ensuring I don’t work …
On , by Pentadact, 229 words
A Snowy Ramble On What Makes Games ‘Different Every Time’
It’s snowing, and I have a mic that make me audible outdoors! So I got mildly snowed on while I rambled about board games as roguelikes, what matters when making games ‘different every time’, and …
On , by Pentadact, 53 words
Blundering Into Dead King’s Bluff
Blundered into a board game design lately, and it’s coming together. Here I am talking about it on a cold, sunny, noisy (sorry) day! Will show it in action once some little rules things solidify.
On , by Pentadact, 40 words