Ashton McAllan

Hi! I’m Ash and I’m a gameplay and narrative designer, streamer, gamemaster, and occasional code witch. I focus on systems that create stories, small and indie games, and supporting diverse and marginalized voices.

You can find my streaming content on Twitch & Youtube featuring:

  • Roguelikes and other procgen games
  • Game design sessions
  • Tabletop Roleplaying Games

Digital Games:

Game Of Thrones: Tale Of Crows
An ethically designed narrative idle game.
– Gameplay & Narrative Designer
A massively multiplayer single player tabletop computer roleplaying game.
– Creator
The Garden EmbassyThe Garden Embassy
An Exceptional Story for Fallen London.
– Writer
The Felined EccentricSunless Skies
A Gothic Horror CRPG of exploration and exquisite storytelling.
– Queer Representation Consultant & Writer
Fallen London: DaylightDaylight
An Exceptional Story for Fallen London.
– Writer
A disembodied head roguelike platformer.
– Team Lead
A puzzle game about trust.
– Team Lead
We Are SeedsWe Are Seeds
An ARG about growing a garden of hope together.
– Team Lead
Broken MountainsBroken Mountains
A sidescrolling-shooter-as-music-video-clip
– Solo Project
Infinite Ski RunInfinite Ski Run
An infinite scrolling ski game.
– Artist and Programmer
A dating memory game made for Emojiam.
– Solo Project

My Roleplaying Games:

The RepublicThe Republic
A game about element bending social justice warriors.
– Designer
Between DreamsBetween Dreams
A game about reclaiming intimacy in the haunted everyday.
– Co-designer
Goblin HeartGoblin Heart
A game about being a group of goblins together.
– Co-designer
In Which We Live And BreatheIn Which We Live And Breathe
A properly cyberpunk fantasy game.
– Designer
Antiquarian AdventuresAntiquarian Adventures
A treasure hunting TTRPG.
– Designer
A fortune telling roleplaying game.
– Designer
A game about leaving marks on places and things.
– Designer
It's PersonalIt’s Personal
A game about messy assassin relationships.
– Designer
Goblins In A TrenchcoatGoblins In A Trenchcoat
A game to be played on twitter.
– Designer
A game about psychic battlesport in cyberspace.
– Designer

Mods for Digital Games:

A Minecraft mod adding quests, dungeons, and minibosses.
Polearms for Caves Of QudPolearms for Caves Of Qud.
A mod adding a new weapon type and fighting style to Caves Of Qud.
– Developer
Qud KissingQud Kissing
Dating mechanics for Caves Of Qud.
– Developer

Other Roleplaying Game Work:

A doomed future for Fate Of Cthulhu
– Writer
Hack The Planet
Cyberpunk/Climatepunk Forged In The Dark
– Contributing Writer
Tempered Legacy Magic Items steeped in story
– Contributing Writer
Paris To Angkor A scenario for Cut To The Chase
– Writer
Breakfast Cult Roll20 SheetsBreakfast Cult Roll20 Sheets
Roll20 character sheets for Breakfast Cult
– Programmer/Designer
5e Variant Humans5e Variant Humans
A variant that makes humans in 5e interesting.
– Designer
Traits for 5eTraits for 5e
A manageable replacement for inspiration.
Item Drop 5e Treasure TablesItem Drop 5e Treasure Tables
A way of generating treasure items with history.
– Designer
AshtonHand ClocksAshton Hand Clocks
Hand Drawn Clocks for AW/Blades in Roll20
– Artist
Lonely EnginesLonely Engines
An experimental nano-game about robots finding connection in surprising places.
– Programmer