Daredevil Alyx is making games that celebrates and promotes more authentic queer Asian representation
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Alyx is a tabletop RPG game designer, writer, artist and GM, in addition to being an activist and filmmaker. They are devoted to bringing more authentic queer Asian representation to the media and play. Alyx is focused on stories that expand narratives divergent from the mainstream.
They have recently published a D&D 5E module in 2020, “The Great Zodiac Race", an adventure that allows players to re-enact the Great Race origins myth that determined the Chinese Zodiac and Lunar calendar.
A rave review of the Great Zodiac Race:
"This adaptation of a traditional Chinese myth has been done with love and care...The descriptions are evocative and engaging, and the narrative is nicely tied to the mechanics in a new and intriguing way that is a solid foundation for anyone looking into how to run an engaging chase. A more than welcome addition to any DMs portfolio..." - Dungeon Grumblings
They are also a Curated Play Program GM with Magpie Games and have also contributed to thousands of dollars being raised in various TTRPG Actual Play charity streams.
A stellar customer testimonial on Alyx's skills as a storyteller:
“Alyx is really great at improvisation and crafting the sessions to the group...our group had some pretty ridiculous (in the best possible way) character concepts that only became more ridiculous once we talked about them and about debts… and Alyx just rolled with it, having just as much fun with it as the rest of us. They really gave each character their time to shine and used out own backstories against us beautifully. I had so much fun!” - Customer Testimonial, Magpie Games Curated Play Program
They have also published an Asian cyberpunk write your own, solo gamebook, "Escape from Neo-Millenia" (in early access).
They are currently designing a TTRPG that focuses on immersing players in emotional and impactful Chinese ghost stories (in early access).