Write, Design, Program
Rodney Sloan is a game designer, writer, and editor with a background in multimedia development and programming. He has done work for Paizo, J-List, D20PFSRD.com Publishing, Fat Goblin Games, and a host of others. He runs Rising Phoenix Games and has contributed to several best-selling titles on the Dungeon Masters Guild.
In 2020 Rodney won gold in Roll for Combat's RPG Superstar contest, placing him in the top 17 out of 101 entries in the competition. Two more of his monsters placed in 2021.
References from Industry Professionals:
"I was impressed with [Rodney's] turnaround and the quality of [his] work..." — Adam Daigle, Director of Game Development at Paizo Inc.
"Communicative and very professional. His monster and item ideas were original and cool. He nailed PF2's intricate item styles and knows the game's rules. Highly recommended." — Patrick Renie, Paizo Developer
"[Rodney] does an outstanding job to ensure that posts are the highest of quality. His writing and research skills are truly phenomenal. He has a great sense of leadership and management." — Swaps4, Editor at J-List
The Great Cereal Conspiracy
Publication: Rising Phoenix Games
Our Goblin Spy Reveals Santa’s RPG Advent Bundle!
Posted 25 November 2023
Greetings, fellow goblin adventurers! Gather ’round, for I, Snozgrot the Stealthy, have just returned from the heart of Santa’s secret workshop with jaw-dropping news! Prepare yourselves for an epic treasure trove of tabletop role-playing games (TTRPGs) with the RPG Advent bundle! You don’t want to miss it. A Peek Inside the Stocking: In my daring … Continue reading Our Goblin Spy Reveals Santa’s RPG Advent Bundle!
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Ectoplasmic Elemental: an Avatar of Undeath
Posted 27 May 2023
Tombstones rip out of the ground, then twist through the air, trailing green flame. Out of the ethereal vortex rises an ectoplasmic elemental that screams through the dislocated skull of a long-dead giant. The Undersea Sourcebook for Dungeons & Dragons 5e is a collection of player and GM options for running ocean-themed adventures. Subscribe for … Continue reading Ectoplasmic Elemental: an Avatar of Undeath
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Festrog — A CR 4 Undead for D&D 5e
Posted 12 May 2023
Bounding on long, scabrous gray limbs, this creature looks like a twisted, reanimated corpse with glowing white eyes. The festrog is a CR 4 Undead that hunts in packs and loves to terrorize its prey. The Undersea Sourcebook for Dungeons & Dragons 5e is a collection of player and GM options for running ocean-themed adventures. … Continue reading Festrog — A CR 4 Undead for D&D 5e
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Flaming Ectoplasmic Swarm for D&D 5e
Posted 6 May 2023
Hundreds of tiny green flames surge forward, each clawing the air with flickering fingers. Add this CR 3 undead incorporeal ectoplasmic swarm to your next adventure to challenge your players. The Undersea Sourcebook for Dungeons & Dragons 5e is a collection of player and GM options for running ocean-themed adventures. Subscribe for free weekly sea … Continue reading Flaming Ectoplasmic Swarm for D&D 5e
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DALL-E and Anime. Will the Machines Destroy Anime?
Posted 14 June 2022
The inventions imagined by Science Fiction are coming at us, in real life, hard and fast. Imagine asking a computer to build a waifu for you, and it gives you nine perfectly rendered, original options to choose from. That’s exactly what DALL-E Mini can do. Why not give it a try? It’s an interesting time […]
Cowboy Bebop Roleplaying Game Draws its Guns
Posted 3 June 2022
Let’s take a peek under the hood of the forthcoming Cowboy Bebop Roleplaying Game and see if it rocks. Or is it junk, drifting in the cold emptiness of space? Yes folks, it’s another episode of the super serious, tabletop game inquisitional series, The Pickle and Daweeb Show. Here we dress in suits and calibrate […]
Chandra and Jace MtG Nendoroids Coming to J-List
Posted 12 May 2022
Two of Magic: the Gathering’s most iconic Planeswalkers, Chandra Nalaar and Jace Beleren, are coming to J-List as cute, posable Nendoroid action figures! Welcome to The Pickle and Daweeb Show, where we roll dice, tap cards, and photocopy proxies in the name of anime and manga! Besides the exciting pair of MtG Nendoroids, we have […]