I think the role of "developer" is a nebulous one to a lot of folks in the tabletop gaming hobby, but it's one that is very important to the process of making games. Everyone knows what a "designer" is — they make the game, right? And a publisher is responsible for putting the game out for sale in a form people can use. There are a bunch of talented people who get involved along the way, from editors to artists and graphic designers.
But what is a "developer?" A lot of RPGs don't even list one on the credits page. Well, sometimes they're called "developmental editor," but that's not what I mean. Simply put, a developer helps the designer execute their vision. They take the rules draft and see how well it matches up to the design goals. Where they can, they offer suggestions and edits to make systems more coherent and to better fit to those goals.
It's possible for this role to fall to the book's editor, but the editor is …
The Kaiju Incorporated RPG (KIRPG) is a Fate Core-powered roleplaying game setting supplement from Evil Hat Productions, designed by Rob Wieland. The RPG serves as a tie-in to the Kaiju Incorporated card game designed by Eric B. Vogel, also from Evil Hat.
In the world of Kaiju Incorporated, giant monsters threaten civilization on a regular basis, and the Earth's only defense is a force of giant robots piloted by Aces. This is certainly a familiar arrangement, but neither KIRPG nor the card game are about these epic battles. Rather, they are about the companies that profit from the cleanup and reconstruction that follows. In the case of KIRPG, you play as the actual cleanup teams on the ground after (or sometimes even during) a kaiju attack.
KIRPG is a simple implementation of Fate Core, akin to a double-sized Fate World. You'll need a copy of the Fate Core rules to play. Characters are built using a pared-down version of the modes from the Atomic Robo RPG, choosing three of C…
A pre-generated character I made when I was thinking of running "Intrigue in Harkwood" from GURPS Harkwood for (I think) the third time. Plus a cute cartoon of a knight!
Dame Alaina, Knight of the Stone
Female human, 22 years, 5'11", 170 lbs.
150 points ST 13 ; DX 13 ; IQ 10 ; HT 12 .
Dmg 1d/2d-1; BL 34 lbs.; HP 13 ; Will 10 ; Per 10 ; FP 12 .
Basic Speed 6.25 ; Basic Move 6 ; Dodge 9 (11 on shield side); Parry 10 (12 on shield side); Block 12.
Social BackgroundTL: 3 . CF: Christian . Languages: Anglish (Native) .
Patron (Order of the Stone; 9 or less) ; Reputation (Champions of justice; +2; From Caithnessers loyal to the crown, all the time) ; Status 2 ; Wealth (Comfortable) 
Code of Honor (Chivalry) [-10]; Duty (To the Knights of the Stone; 9 or less) [-5]; Overconfidence (6) [-10]; Sense of Duty (To Caithnessers loyal to the crown) [-10]
Area Knowledge (Caithness) (E) IQ+1 -1…