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Comp Copy Number 1

The complimentary copy came in the mail today, the first RPG book in which I had a hand in creating: Future Player’s Companion published by The Game Mechanics and Green Ronin Publishing. Thanks to Gary again for recommending me for this gig and everyone at TGM (Stan!, Marc and JD) for giving me a chance illustrating part of the book. […]

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More Word of Noumenon

Abstract Nova website has been updated with more tidbits on the upcoming Noumenon RPG, where one of the two vignettes I wrote will be published. The book will be released in June, but the month before that a character sheet and a sampler will available for download. GamingReport.com also has a news report on Noumenon: There is a place outside […]

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Noumenon is Coming

According to the powers that be at Abstract Nova, the book which I contributed some writing for is currently in print. Although one of the two pieces I submitted didn’t make the book, the one left out will be featured in a download in May. The book itself will be launched in June. Hopefully a comp copy will be in […]

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What D&D Character Are You?

Check out what Dungeons and Dragons character you are. Are you a… Fighter? Monk? Rogue? Wizard? Ranger? Good? Neutral? Evil? Lawful? Chaotic? Human? Dwarf? Elf? Halfling? Click on this link (dead link) to find out, then read on here to find out what Hisham is in D&D. Hisham is apparently a…. Chaotic Good Elf Bard Alignment: Chaotic Good characters are […]

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The Crew of the Wild Gundark

Never let it be said I ran the Wild Gundark game without having at least one group illustration done for the team. Clockwise from top left, Groo McShae the Duros sensor tech, Similiv Zalimort the Kerestian first mate, Captain Nisa Dyaton the pilot, Aleic Karnsky the gunner, N4-M8 the mercenary and Wayang Kulit the Jawa droid tech specialist. Click below […]

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Chronicles of the Wild Gundark

Chronicles of the Wild Gundark Part III

Concluding the saga of the Wild Gundark crew: Quickly, the person on the other side of the comm told Nisa to meet them in Landing Bay 239 back at Medeus. “We’ll be waiting there at noon local time tomorrow.” Then the Fifth House woman cut off the transmission abruptly. The confused N4 remarked, “Could someone please explain the situation to […]

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A Writing Gig?

I wouldn’t have thought it possible a year ago. Heck, I would have scoffed at the idea 3 months ago, but upon browsing the RPG.Net Freelancing Forum recently, I decided to answer a call for freelance writers, instead of illustrators. I submitted the text for the Net.Guide to Spleens to the person in charge and hoped for the best. After […]

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The Game Mechanics

Tomorrow’s Evolution Freebie

The Game Mechanics have a freebie pdf for Future Player’s Companion: Tomorrow’s Evolution role playing game supplement named Future Pharma, from the chapter on drugs and pharmaceuticals in a science-fiction setting. Four of my artwork are also featured in the free pdf. Download it at Free Samples section at the FPC page here. Additionally, Marc Schmaltz has added me to […]

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Busted

Future Player’s Companion: Tomorrows’ Evolution

The last of the series of three Future Player’s Companion books is now released: Future Player’s Companion: Tomorrow’s Evolution. Written by Gary Astleford, Neil Spicer and Rodney “Moridin” Thompson and co-illustrated by Jacob Elijah Walker, the supplement to Wizards of the Coast’s d20 Modern and d20 Future has all you need for advanced sci-fi characters from cybernetic enhancement to new […]

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Chronicles of the Wild Gundark

Chronicles of the Wild Gundark Part II

Continuing the saga of the Wild Gundark crew: Nisa pulled on her control yoke and told her passenger (and her wary crew), “Let’s get to work.” Similiv turned to the comm board as the ship’s nose turned the way Nisa directed it. And she discovered that a colossal object blocked her entire forward viewport. Something grey. Something wedged shaped. Something […]

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Chronicles of the Wild Gundark Part I

A Star Wars fiction, based on the Chronicles of Wild Gundark RPG campaign. It all began when the crew of the Wild Gundark was commissioned to deliver twenty tons of bantha milk to the backwater town of Prosperity on the cold tundra of the planet Dellalt. The job went without a hitch, apart from the little tussle with the crew […]

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Nexus Point

Worlds of the Enteague Sector

In 1989, my father bought me two books that started me into Star Wars role playing game: West End Games’ Star Wars The Roleplaying Game rulebook and the Star Wars Sourcebook. My first campaign (and the longest I gamemastered) was my “Strikeforce Enteague” campaign. The players were characters of a Rebel Alliance strike team that consisted of mostly fringer types, […]

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Future Player’s Companion: Tomorrow’s Hero

Apart from Future Player’s Companion: Tomorrow’s Hero, the second of three books released by The Game Mechanics, being released and on sale at RPGnow.com, I’ve also took my old gallery at Geocities, modified it, gave it a proper banner, updated some details and relocated it here at Hishgraphics.com. The Hishgraphics Gallery can be found at http://www.hishgraphics.com/gallery. In the meantime, here […]

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Netizen

Future Player’s Companion: Tomorrow’s Foundation

GenCon Indiana will be on later this week at the Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis. That’s when The Game Mechanics will be launching Future Player’s Companion: Tomorrow’s Foundation, a game supplement for d20 Future. Where my professional artwork in the game industry will be published. The document will be an e-book for now, and will have two other volumes following it […]

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My First Freelance Job With An RPG Company

Ever since I got this computer right here four years ago, the one I’m using to type in this entry, I have been developing a portfolio and sending them to companies for freelance work. An industry I have always wanted to work on is the role-playing game industry. There is a list of companies that I send my portfolio to […]

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Irfan As A Star Wars Planet

Irfan has a planet officially named after him in the Star Wars universe. Specifically, a gas giant in the Vaxal system. Third planet of the system, with seven moons orbiting it. How did it come about, you ask? Thanks to a friend of mine named Gary Astleford, a freelance game writer. He landed a gig writing a Star Wars RPG […]

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