Blue Kabuto is a small game design company located in Albany, NY. Founded by Brian Kowalski, Blue Kabuto strives to produce quality games that have a unique style and are fun to play. Blue Kabuto games posses simple mechanics, ease of playability and a high fun factor. By keeping production costs low, Blue Kabuto is able to focus more on creative design and content. To view a list of current games in development, visit the games page for more information.
Rather than buying a hard copy, buyers can purchase BK downloadable PDFs, with free bonus materials online via our website. This will include any mannuals, cards, or dice. Everything a player will need for the game, no messing around looking for other items -- whatever you need, will be included. You may purchase Blue Kabuto's games at RPGnow.com and Drivethrurpg.com
Brian is the CCO (Chief Cookie Officer) of Blue Kabuto and creator of Cookie FuTM, the world's only Customizable Fortune Cookie Dice Game. Brian holds a degree in commercial art and has spent the past 15 years developing corporate industry and small business / personal web solutions. In addition to his web development/design skills, Brian has been an avid GM / Gamer for the past 29 years, he has played (and run) most every RPG/wargame under the sun. Brian has often worked as the webmonkey for many a gaming site: Guardians Of Order, Romancing Cathay, and (currently) Troll Lord Games to name a few. He was also the Bass Player for the internationally known progressive rock band Aztec Jade - during their 12 year run. Rock on!
He works professionally in Cohoes, NY for Spiral Design Studios and has taught web design at Hudson Valley Community College and Saint Rose University in Albany NY. He is an avid Japanophile who speaks Japanese. Sushi lover, suspected shakuhachi enthusiast, lover of all things zen, Brian shares his life with his Japanese wife and 3 polydactal cats: Ryoko, Ayeka, and JJ.
While not specifically employed by Blue Kabuto, BK has a few loyal apprentices that help out from time to time. Someone to bounce ideas off of and to help with playtesting and what not. BK is very greatful for their effort indeed.
Blue Kabuto is currently accepting playtesters for the new expansions of Cookie FuTM including: Death By Dim Sum and Sweet & Sour Sorcery. If you're interested in participating, contact the Blue Kabuto at firstname.lastname@example.org