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A SPIRE TO GREATNESS

Grant Howitt is fast becoming one of the roleplaying scene’s hottest indie designers. We catch up with him as he prepares to release his most ambitious project yet, politically charged fantasy-punk RPG The Spire

Grant Howitt is nervously checking his phone as we eat through a plate of takeaway dumplings.

His nerves are understandable. Howitt, the co-founder and public face of RPG studio Rowan, Rook and Decard, had just 24 hours earlier asked the internet for £25,000. The sum is for his latest Kickstarter project, The Spire; his third Kickstarter, but also his most ambitious.

Rowan, Rook and Decard is a collaboration between Howitt – ‘Rook’ – Chris Taylor – ‘Decard’ – and Mary Hamilton – ‘Rowan’. Howitt admits with a wry smile that the names were pilfered from roleplaying characters the trio had played over the years, which they decided was more exciting than using their own surnames. So far, they’ve shipped two successful games via Kickstarter, while releasing one single-page RPG each month via Howitt’s Patreon, the online subscription platform where fans can donate regularly to their favourite creators – often in return for exclusive goodies.

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