Kienna Shaw (she/they)
TTRPG creator, storyteller, explorer, illuminator
Available for TTRPG writing and design work
Contact at [email protected]
Self-Published Indie Games
Kienna self-publishes games and TTRPG supplements that focus around themes of self-introspection, relationships, change, humanity and transhumanism, and discovery. Each of them aims to create thoughtful and fun experiences of connection with other people, the game, or yourself.
On top of self-publishing games, Kienna has contributed to a wide variety of TTRPG projects as a freelance designer, mostly focusing on adventure/scenario and setting writing.
They are open for new projects in Q2 of 2022 (contact via email at [email protected]).
Bleak Spirit (2019) - scenario writer, "The Forgotten Garden"
Harper's Tale (2019) - adventure writer, "Where Flowers Bloom"
Darkhold: Secrets of the Zhentarim (2020) - safety/support section contributor
The Ultimate Micro-RPG Book (2020) - game contributor, "With Sword Heavy in Hand"
Hearts of Wulin (2021) - setting writer, "Silk and Steam"
Jiangshi: Blood in the Banquet Hall (2021) - setting writer and scenario designer, "Chaos at the Cooking Club"
Sea of Legends V1 (2021) - lead adventure writer
Candlekeep Mysteries (2021) - adventure writer, "The Curious Tale of Wisteria Vale"
Starforged (2021) - safety mechanics designer
DIE: The Roleplaying Game (2022) - safety consultant
Self Published Works
Life in the Machine (2019) - two-player micro RPG for the Emotional Mecha Jam
Before the Tower Falls (2019) - solo micro RPG
Heaven Nor Hell (2019) - micro RPG for the Pride Month: Tabletop Gaymes jam
To Hell & Back Again (2019) - DMs Guild solo adventure co-written with Donathin Frye
Lulu's Guide to Hollyphants (2019) - DMs Guild supplement of hollyphant player character options and lore
Oh Maker (2019) - Descended from the Queen game co-written with Jason Cutrone
Come Home (2020) - three-player micro RPG for the Ad Astra Jam
Into Blue Midnight (2020) - two-player game for the Wretched and Alone jam
Way Down Below (2020) - solo Descended from the Queen journaling game co-written with Jason Cutrone
As My Body Crumbles (2020) - solo journaling game co-written with Jason Cutrone
With My Last Undying Breath (2021) - solo journaling game for the BIPOC Vampire jam
Arcon (2021) - system agnostic cyberpunk setting co-written with Jason Cutrone and published in partnership with Metal Weave Games