Matthew Gravelyn is a game designer focusing on collaborative storytelling experiences, rules-light tabletop games, and exploring the wonderfully mundane aspects of life. When not creating games, Matthew is a customer experience analyst as well as a husband, father, and nature lover. Matthew currently lives in Western Washington.
An essay written for Splat: Perspectives on Play by Matthew about designing tabletop role playing games for "people" instead of "gamers". Analyzes common pitfalls including complicated terminology and inaccessible physical requirements.
An article written by Matthew covering how to play tabletop role playing games online featured in the Spring issue of Around The Table magazine.
An episode of The Hard Move featuring Matthew discussing Last Breath from Apocalypse World, hosted by Sidney Icarus
Matthew was a writer for the popular Humblewood campaign setting for Dungeons & Dragons, published by Hit Point Press.
A series of how-to guides for creating subclasses in Dungeons & Dragons is available on DMs Guild.
Mall Kids is a simple tabletop RPG about teens who work at a mall and the events that make up their daily lives.
Games made for one that focus on emotional stories.