Author: dan

  • Dregs of Rudetown issue 1

    Dregs of Rudetown issue 1

    Peakrill’s latest publication is Dregs of Rudetown by Chris Barker. The comic tells of Dregs and his friend Dave as they come of age in the 1990s – a time before mobile phones, an era of landlines, indie discos, raves, fruit machines, and Permits to Travel. About 20 years ago, Chris turned up at a […]

  • The Museum of Midjourney Artefacts

    The Museum of Midjourney Artefacts

    Welcome to the Museum of Midjourney Artefacts, a sanctuary dedicated to the preservation and study of remarkable relics. Below, you will find essential information to assist you during your visit to our extraordinary institution. Visiting Hours: The museum awaits your presence on the following days: Solmeturn: Open from the first light of daybreak until the […]

  • King Arthur vs Devil Kitty

    King Arthur vs Devil Kitty

    A long long time ago, a little way from here, A king called Arthur held his court in Camelot, A man named Merlin at his side, to mentor him, As he united Albion and was crowned king. What once were warring tribes were gathered at his court, These former foes united, all now friends at […]

  • New Peakrill website

    New Peakrill website

    Looks different here, right? I hope so. I’m in the middle of shifting to a new web host. Among other things this means that I can put this blog and the Peakrill shop all on the same site! Please let me know if you have any problems or spot anything which needs improving (apart […]

  • Bisch Basch Bosch

    Bisch Basch Bosch

    “The Office” by Hieronymous Bosch Yesterday this image, “The Office” by Hieronymous Bosch, which I created using Midjourney, went viral. A lot of people asked for posters. Feels wrong to charge money for something which I knocked up in seconds, so I’m offering it free-of-charge. You can download the high-res image here – like I said, […]

  • This is Who

    This is Who

    Thank you to those who responded to the challenge in my last post. Theo (whom I play with in noisms’ Three Mile Tree campaign, and whose weird and wonderful updates on that campaign always bring a smile to my face) spoke in the comments of how the four characters are the personifications of anthropomorphized walled cities […]

  • Who Is This

    Who Is This

      Who are they? As anyone who follows this blog knows, I’ve been becoming increasingly obsessed with generating AI images with a certain style (black and white engravings). I’ve even started selling some of them on T-shirts. The picture above fascinates me: who are they? If you can tell me something more about this person […]

  • AI as DM

    AI as DM

      art by The Mycoleum Continuing my experiments with AI, I have been trying to get a computer to act as Dungeon Master, running a roleplaying game in response to my prompts. The results have been interesting, but for all the wrong reasons. In this post I will use the following conventions: My messages to […]

  • Dregs of Rudetown comic by Chris Barker

    Dregs of Rudetown comic by Chris Barker

    The next publication from Peakrill Press (after this one) will be the comic Dregs of Rudetown by Chris Barker. We’re making copies of the comic ridiculously cheap on Kickstarter – £5 including postage for a 40-page comic. The comic covers the everyday exploits of nineties folk – featuring everything from landlines to indie discos, fruit machines to […]

  • GPT-4: give up, go home

    GPT-4: give up, go home

      “Generate an artpunk OSR scenario” The players are members of an underground art collective known as the Velvet Revolution. They’ve just landed a commission from the wealthy and eccentric art patron, Baroness de Vries, to create a masterpiece that will shock the city to its core. The catch? The Baroness has given them just […]