Asparagus Jumpsuit publishes creative aids that writers and gamers actually use.
We believe in literacy, curiosity, and creativity, not necessarily in that order. Through those things individuals, societies, and the entire world are enriched and transformed. Asparagus Jumpsuit works to uphold and promote these values in everything we do.
Building Better Worlds™
The tagline “building better worlds” doesn’t just refer to the roleplaying games and fiction that we publish. It also underscores our commitment to make the real world we live in a better place as well. To that end, we will be donating a potion of the sales from everything we publish to charities that promote what we feel have a strong impact on building a better world: literacy and and education.
The Rolpunk Manifesto
Rolpunk (one L, no E) is about pure, stripped down, no BS tabletop gaming. It’s about taking your game back to its bare bones roots: play a character, chuck some dice, period. It’s about not letting other people tell you how to play your games. It’s not about telling other people how to play their games, either; don’t be that fascist. Don’t drink the Kool-Aid, man, not other peoples’ and especially not your own. It’s about having fun, because if you’re not having fun you’ve discovered the only way possible to do it wrong. It’s about embracing the do-it-yourself ethic of the hobby and sharing your stuff, even if it’s just with your own game group. But it’s not about rejecting stuff, dismissing stuff out of hand because of whatever pretentious filters other people have set up to dictate what’s cool and what’s not cool. Screw them. Reject attitudes, not games. It’s about accepting the potential of everything, salvaging what works for you and ignoring the rest. It’s about shaping your own identity as a gamer, about letting your group and your campaign and the rules at your table take their own form based on your creative needs. Don’t be a game sheep.