Steve Jackson approached me at GenCon Indy and asked whether I’d be interested in illustrating a Munchkin deck. Oh, and if so, when I might have the time for it? My answer, paraphrased, was “yes,” and “I will make time.”
That was late August. I made a whole bunch of time I didn’t even know I had the materials for during September and October, and for contractual reasons I spent that entire time referring this very exciting gig as “super secret project.”
Today I can finally point you all at Munchkin® Starfinder and say “I helped make this.¹”
The cover art is a riff on the cover of the source material, Starfinder, the brand-new sci-fi+sorcery RPG from Paizo:
See what I did there?
The cover was one of the very first illustrations I did for the project². I can only take credit for the line art—the coloring and layout is someone else’s work, and they did a brilliant job of taking my riff and sticking the landing. It’s beautiful.
Steve Jackson Games³ is Kickstarting this project on October 23rd. Don’t tell me how you can’t wait. The 23rd is close enough that it might as well be now. I have been waiting since August 20th.
¹ My contributions, specifically, are the line-art. I don’t know who is doing the coloring, but they’re crushing it.
² A very clunky version of this cover was my “audition.” I’m quite pleased to tell you that my contract prevents me from showing it to anyone at this time.
³ Got questions about the game? You should take those questions to Steve Jackson Games, because I don’t know anything useful.