|The HackMaster role-playing
game, the classic game that has been
played by the comic strip characters in Knights
of the Dinner Table Magazine, is now
a reality! Taking the rules of first and second edition Dungeons
and Dragons, the good people at Kenzer and Company have crafted
a new game system that is compatible with the current Dungeons
and Dragons campaigns. Its just like the original D &
D, but with ten times the violence and bloodshed. Our artwork
appears in the Players Handbook, Game Masters Guide,
eight volumes of the Hacklopedia of Beasts and the campaign modules
soon to come.
|| There is an interesting story to how we were hired
to work on HackMaster. It was late in the year 2000 and we were
working on Knights of the Dinner Table: Illustrated #5. We had
no idea the HackMaster game was in development. One of the strips
we were working on for the issue was Tough Noogies,
where the character El Ravager fights the Ami-Dugis Grove Minotaur.
We really got a kick out of drawing the big, hulking Minotaur
and emailed the guys at Kenzer and said, Put more monsters
in the comic! We want to draw more monsters! They responded
with and email telling us about the game and their need for artists
for the Hacklopedia of Beasts. Naturally, we immediately said
yes and the rest, as they say, is history. So far weve done
over five hundred illustrations for the game system and have no
intentions of stopping. Its way too much fun.
For more information on Kenzer and Company, and the fine games
and comics they publish, click onto their website at www.kenzerco.com.
| The art Brendon and Brian
did for the HackMaster Role-playing Game
(including the Hacklopedia of Beasts) really made the all the
It's amazing how their art is able to perfectly capture the look
and feel we
were going with. They complement the text and help to immediately
tone of HackMaster for the reader. I just wish there were four
instead of two, so we could pump twice as much artwork out of
Jolly R. Blackburn, Vice President of Kenzer
Your art for HackMaster gets better with
each submission!! GREAT JOB!
David S. Kenzer, President of Kenzer &
DANG!!! I can't believe the kind of work
you're crankin' out. Excellent!
Bob Burke, Kenzer & Co. Art Director