Phil Vecchione

Project Manager and game designer in Buffalo, New York

Phil Vecchione

Project Manager and game designer in Buffalo, New York

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Project Manager: I am an IT Project Manager working for the State University of New York. My portfolio is currently focused on Infrastructure and Service Development projects. In addition, I am a Service Manager for our VDI and Exchange services.

Game Designer: I am a game designer, specializing in table-top role-playing games. I am one of the partners at Encoded Designs, a game design studio. We have done work for a number of publishers including Pelgrane Press, Third Eye Games, and Evil Beagle Games. We also create and publish our own games. I have also co-authored several books on Game Mastering advice for Engine Publishing.

Podcaster: I am one of the co-hosts of the Misdirected Mark podcast, a podcast about gaming game mastering, and game design. We release episodes weekly, and we have a live recording of the show every Tuesday evening 8:45 pm Eastern.

Blogger: I am one of the Gnomes (authors) of the ENnie award-winning Gnome Stew blog where I put my 30+ years of experience with tabletop RPGs and game mastering to use. I have written on a wide range of topics, but I enjoy most writing about session prep.

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