Welcome to Nothing Ventured Games.

Nice to meet you.

My name is Paul Stefko. I'm a professional game designer, writer, developer, and consultant with 20 years of experience in the tabletop gaming industry. I work freelance for a number of leading publishers, and I also put out my own material as Nothing Ventured Games. Learn more about me and what I do here.

Check out my various self-published products. My work ranges from traditional dungeon fantasy to optimistic space fiction and beyond.

I also blog occasionally. Thoughts vary from updates on my life to musings on various game design issues. My latest post is:

Playing Lite: Pulp Adventure

Jun 21, 2022

We discuss playing classic 20s-30s pulp adventure using only the free GURPS Lite rules.