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
Mad Goblin Gasers Join Your D&D Game
Posted 17 March 2023
Goblins love mayhem. Add chemicals and things get even crazier, as these little misfits unlock the power of deadly gases. Dungeons & Dragons meets unhinged chemists riding bubble blimps with the latest addition to the Undersea Sourcebook. Bring on the goblin gaser! The Undersea Sourcebook for Dungeons & Dragons 5e is a collection of player … Continue reading Mad Goblin Gasers Join Your D&D Game →
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This D&D Monster Rebuilt Its Own Brain!
Posted 10 March 2023
Frankenstein’s monster got his from someone else, but the reconstituted Atlantean took out its own brain to become smarter. This Dungeons & Dragons monster is a psychic powerhouse that you can drop into your own D&D campaign. The Undersea Sourcebook for Dungeons & Dragons 5e is a collection of player and GM options for running … Continue reading This D&D Monster Rebuilt Its Own Brain! →
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PIP, PIP, Hooray! A D&D Automaton
Posted 3 March 2023
Meet the PIP, or Perambulatory Incantation Peon, a magical automaton for your Dungeons & Dragons campaign. Beep bop boop! 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 monsters and monthly encounters, right in your inbox. Last month we … Continue reading PIP, PIP, Hooray! A D&D Automaton →
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Pirate Sharks in D&D: Swim with Sharken
Posted 17 February 2023
Remember Street Sharks? We did and we thought it would be fun to play (or battle against) as pirate sharks in our Dungeons & Dragons campaign. via GIPHY 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 monsters and … Continue reading Pirate Sharks in D&D: Swim with Sharken →
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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 […]