Peter Adkison Presents…

Can Roleplaying Games Create Good Stories?

Today I’m launching my first Kickstarter campaign ( to help produce a film called The Devil Walks in Salem. I’m blogging about this because I want to discuss how this project fits in to a […]

Jul, 23

Blog Entry 3, Wizards of the Coast, Equity Distributions: Part 2

Like most startups, Wizards of the Coast was severely cash-strapped in the early years, from the founding of the company in May 1990 up until Magic: The Gathering started generating significant cash flow in late […]

Jun, 24

Blog Entry 2, Wizards of the Coast, Equity Distributions: Part 1

Rick Marshall’s blog does a great job describing the early years of Wizards of the Coast; he does such a good job that it took me a couple of weeks to figure out how I […]

May, 26

Blog Entry 1: Preamble

Before riffing off Rick’s blog,, I’d like to share my version of the preamble: that is, the story of my life that relates to the WotC story, but predates the formal founding of the […]

Mar, 27

About My Wizards of the Coast Blog

In 1990 I started Wizards of the Coast with my then-wife and several close friends. We were gamers, fresh out of school, with no experience in business. But we had a big passion for games, […]

Mar, 15

December 18, 2012 – Film School, Day 109: Graduation Day!

This past Saturday was our graduation ceremony at Seattle Film Institute and marked the passage of an important leg of my new filmmaking journey. Graduating with me were several fellow students who I’ve grown close […]

Dec, 18

December 14, 2012 – Film School, Day 108.

ONE MORE DAY! Today’s class was screenwriting. Today was our last class for our screenwriting course and we spent most of the day reading our feature-length scripts that we’ve been working on all year. Not […]

Dec, 14