When adventurers are carted in by the wagon load to stem the tide of an unspeakable malevolence, can it still be called heroism?
While it's been a quiet week here at the blog, I've been scheming behind the scenes. The great folks over at GeekDad broke down and decided to give me a gig. Go check out my first post, Tomb of Horrors: Hangover Edition, and be sure to add the site to your list of daily doses of unadulterated geekery. … Continue reading Check Out My New Geeky Gig!
Another weekend, another game night. A friend of mine enjoys hosting board game extravaganzas. He'll invite everyone he knows to a board game night in hopes of playing DJ at some kind of Mountain Dew fueled rave where everyone's slinging card-stock and polyhedrals until the wee hours. At times, he's drawn crowds big enough he … Continue reading Wookies and Vibrators
Like everyone else from coast to coast, I was busy last week stuffing my face with food. Turkey, dressing, ham, pie, some kind of green, squirmy, jello-thing. Whatever was set before me, I ate. Unless it had green beans. My mom makes this casserole which apparently people that like green beans think is really amazing. … Continue reading No, not That Turkey
Last night I got the chance to get back to my roots. I headed out to the Sci Fi Factory and jumped into an ongoing Pathfinder game. Okay, I was there to promote the signing this Saturday, but when in Freeport... I've been pretty critical of Dungeons and Dragons lately. In blog posts, on message … Continue reading For the Old Souls and the Young at Heart
Kids tell the best stories. Mostly because, for a kid, there are no hard and fast rules. They're unaffected by market demands and always show, never tell. They keep things boiled down to the most simplistic things in terms of plot, motivation, and story. They have a boundless imagination and we're often left reeling by … Continue reading Ain’t Always About the Rules