Fuzzy Knights

FK_Tails_01Fuzzy Knights is where I first started taking myself seriously as a writer and has earned a special place in my heart. Heck, I keep it alive with my logo and use the main character's name as my handle in online games and websites. 

Basically a photography-based comic, the story was a combination of Toy Story, Knights of the Dinner Table, and Discworld rolled into one. 

It had a small but dedicated fanbase (including the late Gary Gygax) and ran as a regular strip in the magazine for years, but it was the web-based online strips that had the biggest impact. 

Over the course of a year I had to pump out at least two strips a week, all part of an overarching story.  So while I was having fun posing stuffed animals for the camera, I was actually learning what it took to be a writer, planning ahead, keeping to a schedule, and treating it seriously instead of a lark.

While I no longer do the online strips, I still keep my hand in with the magazine now and then, but the online archive is still available on Kenzer and Company's website.

Bear in mind, this was still in the early heyday of webcomics, and my technical abilities were limited.  I also went through an evolution of cameras over time, so the quality starts off pretty bad, but eventually gets better and more ambitious.

If you're interested, I suggest starting with Story One and going from there. If you've ever played a roleplaying game like Dungeons and Dragons before, I suspect you'll get a chuckle out of it.

Fuzzy Knights Online