Casual visitors might not have noticed the inclusion of a new menu option labelled "Who's Who." This is a fairly comprehensive list of all of the NPCs that are currently more than just casual acquaintances to the players in the game. This list does not, however, make note of all of the paladins that have … Continue reading New Updates to Site
Only three more chapters to go and we'll be seeing the conclusion of "Slinker, Slayer, Kobold, Squire" and that can only mean one thing: a new book! Luckily we have one all queued up and ready to roll out. There might still be some glitches in the writing so we'll be looking for those and … Continue reading An End of One Story is the Beginning of the Next
I sure hope so because that is exactly what I was going for. Every so often life serves up some karma so hot and fresh that it is a genuine crime to not partake. Three years ago or so I finished writing my first complete book and I had asked a number of people close … Continue reading Didst thou take Offense?
I have always said that I will not drag players through a storyline. There are goals and activities scattered throughout the game for the players to tackle, of course, but these must be chosen by the players and accomplished by the players. Right there in the gaming rules is #13 and I stand by that … Continue reading Non-Player Characters and the Importance of having a Backup Plan
I am a difficult person to please when it comes to contemporary entertainment. There are probably a lot of things one would assume when dealing with a nerd such as myself and I can assure you that when it comes to the kinds of television shows and movies I might enjoy you would be wrong. … Continue reading It Isn’t the Violence I object to, per se…
There has been of late an increased state of hysteria regarding the private lives of basically everyone. Whether you are straight, gay, open to all available options, male, female, deciding, or hybrid it feels as though everyone has an opinion about the choices you make and who you make them with. Let me take just … Continue reading “I don’t care”
It has been a solid 32 years today since I made my first full-blown regrettable choice. I like to keep track of these things, but I'm not terribly good at tracking my progress in the wake of a self-imposed train wreck. But 32 years on down the road I'd say I am making some progress … Continue reading Happy Regrettable Choices Day!
Any Game Master will have at least one player that they can refer to as being so incredibly clueless that the game they were in seemed to hinge on what goofy thing that one player did during any given session. For years that player for me was my buddy Dave. Dave got himself and everyone … Continue reading It doesn’t have to be an act of overt evil… Sometimes stupid does the job just fine
After having cranked out pages upon pages of nonsense here it finally dawns on me that I can insert hyperlinks to help people navigate around in this blog to quicken their ability to lose interest and resume Googling funny cat pictures. With that in mind there are some changes tucked away in the deep recesses … Continue reading New and Improved with Hyperlinks!
There are probably not a lot of Dungeons & Dragons players that are familiar with the Gelugon, one of the fearsome denizens of the Outer Planes and inhabitants of the eighth level of Baator, a frozen hellscape called Caina. They are second in power to the mighty Pit Fiends that rule Baator and as such … Continue reading First Level Mage vs. Gelugon