E. Steen Comer
Writing Items of Interest
08-15 -- Present
Development for Iron Kingdoms Unleashed supplemental materials. Contributed to:
- Unleashed: Wild Adventure : Character, Item, and Scenario development
- Pirates of the Broken Coast series, No Quarter 67-70 : Location and Scenario development.
- Guts and Gears - Khador Frontiersmen: No Quarter #73: History and Worldbuilding.
Development for Mixed Reality game Limberlost. Created scenario, backstory, and wrote full text in a single week.
Worldbuilding, history, and in-house backstory prose for Fainish, a forthcoming video game from developer Lee Dotson
Short story "Angels of Lost Days" published in the Puzzle Box Anthology by The Sockdollager:
Collaborated with the artist Trista Musco on a short self-published comic. Distributed via various conventions and personal interactions.
5-20 - Ongoing
Wrote the documentation and help for Obsidian, a markdown-based personal knowledge management system.
Contributed significantly to the documentation for the Hammer Natural Language Parsing Library
A periodic newsletter wherein I talk about whatever's on my my mind. Prior topics have included Von Neumann probes, cultural tendencies toward magic in luddite activism, and the occult history of radio.
Unnamed Novel in progress
At the moment it's an existential murder mystery set in a clockwork Roman Empire circa 1930.
Novel (tentative title: The War Dead)
A novel that takes place after a World War 3 in which holes in time are created and World War 2 leaks into the present. Also includes viral personalities and AI built on a mycological substrate. Subject to change on further revisions.
Operating as part of the Anomalous Engineering collective, a group of writers and thinkers thinking about better ways of viewing the future given the rapidly changing conditions of the present. Most recent piece published, The Song of Dead Stars
Fellow, Odd Salon
Odd Salon is a society dedicated to the dissemination of esoteric historical knowledge. As a fellow, I have given talks on a wide variety of topics, including the history of Memory Palaces in relation to hermetic mysticism, sex robots and the uncanny valley, and the history of cryptography.