Author Archives: John Kovalic

“Kitty Finds a Home” by Daughter, Age 5

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Daughter, Age 5…Author! So the other day, sitting outside the Cafe Bavaria in downtown Wauwatosa, Daughter, Age 5, found a small notebook in her backpack. And she wanted us to make a book. Now, granted, Kid’s Washable Markers and 4″ tall notebooks are not generally my media of choice. But you come to a project with the materials you […]

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Guardians of Reality – DORK TOWER 19.08.14

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Much To-Do About Nothing – DORK TOWER 13/08.14

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A Signed, Limited Edition MUNCHKIN POSTCARD…for Charity!

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ONE GOOD DEED…for CHARITY! GUYS! The ONE GOOD DEED Munchkin postcards are at press! They come with a very special, Steve Jackson-sanctioned and official rule: Start a game of Munchkin at Level 3! How do yo get one? Simply by pledging $15* or more (please pledge more, if you can) to my upcoming Insane Charity Bike Ride!  […]

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WE’RE #1 – DORK TOWER 11.08.14

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Guardians of Cataan – DORK TOWER 08.08.14

DORK ADDENDA: HUGE thanks to Lar DeSouza, a great friend, a great guy, AND and an amazing cartoonist I look up to, and respect deeply, with Mad Cartoonz Skillz to spare, for this Guest Dork Tower! Visit his web site! But his stuff! Hit his comics HERE (Looking for Group) and HERE (Least I could […]

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GEN CON!!!!

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So I’ve been looking over my Gen Con commitments, and apparently the only time I’ll have to walk the floor is 2015. My schedule filled up quickly, in part because eight games and game supplements I worked on are being released between now and the end of Summer. (Yes, eight. Look, I kinda went crazy between Business Manager […]

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The Science of Spoilers – DORK TOWER 06.08.14

DORK ADDENDA: When I have time, I’ll re-do these graphs, with TIME as the horizontal axis. So as not to hurt people’s brains. Yes, I really do know how graphs work, as my Economics Degree will attest. I just wan’t thinking…

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Write a Book, Instead

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Artist and writer Austin  Kleon really nailed the feeling of time spent on a smartphone, as opposed to time doing something fun, engaging, and rewarding - like reading a book. So he came up with this blunt, wonderful wallpaper for your iPhone. Go here to download your own copy! It works. That said, I felt I needed something a bit more proactive. And […]

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Guardians of the Spoilers – DORK TOWER 04.08.14

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