Reacting Editorial Board (REB)
The mission of the Reacting Editorial Board is to assist game designers and to maintain standards of quality for the Reacting series as a whole. They evaluate games under review and provide feedback to game designers to assist in the process of the academic publication of Reacting Games.
The game development process is solely handled by the REB. For more information and for inquries, please visit the REB page or contact the chair of the REB, Kelly McFall.
Reacting Editorial Board Constitution (November 2021)
Templates for Game Book, IM, Role Sheets, Handouts (December 2021)
Updated Gamebook Boilerplate (2021)
Gamebook Boilerplate (2020)
Short Games and Microgames
Short Game Framework (2022)
Please contact the chair of the Short Games Subcommittee, Bill Offutt, with questions about short games at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Microgame Framework (2022)
Microgame Instructor Manual Template (2023)
Microgame Role Sheet Template (2023)
Please contact Raymond Kimball with questions about microgames at: email@example.com
Short Game and Microgame Working Group Report to the REB (2022)
*This report is only a reference to help game authors understand the updated guidelines and changes to short games and microgames.
Submit Game and Prototype to BLORG
Submit your Reacting Concepts and Prototypes using this Google Form. Each submission is reviewed by members of our Editorial Board. Successful submissions will receive additional materials and information concerning game development.
This Big List of Reacting Games (or the BLORG) contains all of the known Reacting games, prototypes, and concepts. It also includes the names of the authors and the development editor.
Submit Files to Website
Once your game is at level 3 you can submit your files to the website where it can be used by Reacting Consortium members!
This Google Form can be used to send files for New Games, Updated Files for an Existing Game, and Community-Made Files.
Please read the File Submission Protocol to ensure that your files are ready to be posted on the website and prevent any delays due to formatting issues.
UNC Press Author Toolkit
*For games that are approved to be published
Author Toolkit (October 2022)