Travis sat down for a Drunk Talk with Adam Scott Glancy of Delta Green fame. He took us on a journey through his process and what he draws inspiration from (Spoiler Alert: it’s not always whiskey).
Introductions – Who are you? What do you do? What are you working on?
Delta Green Kickstarter – https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/arcdream/delta-green-the-role-playing-game
Why did you focus on the idea of bonds and relationships in the Delta Green game?
Modern Television extended narrative:
The Sopranos – http://www.rottentomatoes.com/tv/the-sopranos/?search=Sopran
Boardwalk Empire – http://www.rottentomatoes.com/tv/boardwalk-empire/
Buffy – http://www.rottentomatoes.com/tv/buffy-the-vampire-slayer/?search=buffy%20the
Supernatural – http://www.rottentomatoes.com/tv/supernatural/?search=Supernatural
True Detective – http://www.rottentomatoes.com/tv/true-detective/s01/
What inspirations do you draw on when you design a game or write a story?
Cody Goodfellow – http://www.amazon.com/Cody-Goodfellow/e/B002KYCE76
David Wong – http://johndiesattheend.com/
Charle Stross – http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/
Peter Hopkirk – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Hopkirk
George McDonald Fraser – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_MacDonald_Fraser
Mark Mazzetti – http://markmazzetti.net/
If you could have 1 pet idea in the game or setting that isn’t in there already what would it be?
Jeff Combos and Exile Studio’s Hollow Earth Expedition –http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/23437/Hollow-Earth-Expedition-RPG?it=1
David Drake “Than Curse the Darkness” – http://www.amazon.com/Balefires-David-Drake/dp/1597800716
War of Canudos – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_Canudos
Laird Barrin, Goodfellow, Stross (deconstructs Robert E Howard style characters)
In honor of Halloween what is the spookiest (or spoopiest) story/game you’ve read/watched/played?
Exile – http://midnightreleasing.com/exile/
Sticks – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sticks_(short_story)
The Thing on the Fourble Board – http://www.quietplease.org/index.php?section=episode&id=60