- Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition Playtest overview.Posted 226 days ago
RPG (and geek) news from around the Internet and beyond!
It’s Friday – and that generally means a slow news day, so I thought I’d take some time to catch you all up on some cool things going on with Troll in the Corner and the...
- Posted 742 days ago
A final goodbye to an old friend
Yesterday afternoon my family had to say our final goodbyes to one of our cats, Echo. He was a pretty special cat, even as far as this site was concerned. Out of all of my cats,...
- Posted 753 days ago
The creative process in game design or sandpaper golem sex and letting go of ideas
Yesterday I came up with a brand new game. In fact, I came up with a new board game and a new creature to add to my slowly growing list of Pathfinder oddities, both based on...
- Posted 757 days ago
I’m on the RedPhoneZone movie podcast, talking about epic/historical movies
Ethan and Aaron over at RedPhoneZone invited me on to their podcast to discuss historical epics, film, focusing on the Ethnographical, psuedo-biographical and antidisestablishmentarianism position that all film is actuality as reflected by societal mores. Nah,...
- Posted 757 days ago
Need to give your fantasy campaign a boost? Arthurian Mythology to the rescue
It happens to the best of us. Whether it is the start of a new campaign or two years in to an ongoing, persistent world, sometimes coming up with a great adventure hook is tough. The...
- Posted 772 days ago
Three Elements for Constructing a Good Adventure
On the train this morning, listening to some New Orleans blues, it occurred to me; I can think about fantasy RPGs even when listening to New Orleans blues! Also, I realized that any good adventure, be...
- Posted 815 days ago
Mi Gato se Incendia! (My Cat is on Fire!) A new board game by Benjamin Gerber
Six years ago I started playing around with a neat board game idea. It was based around cats. And fire. More specifically, it was based around a cat on fire. As morbid as this may sound,...
- Posted 837 days ago
Confusion Reigns! Total Confusion XXV is rapidly approaching – get registered!
Total Confusion XXV , New England’s largest gaming convention, will kick off on Thursday, February 24th and keep the gaming going through Sunday the 27th. If you’re anywhere near the New England area you should stop...
- Posted 844 days ago
Our deepest sympathies go out to Tom Vassel and his family
Some sad news today. Jack Vassel, son of Tom Vassel has passed away. Tom does lots of good gaming work with The Dice Tower and is also slated to be a fellow guest at Total Confusion...
- Posted 849 days ago
Failed fantasy and horror novel titles and the blurbs that love them
I spend a decent amount of my time reading fantasy and horror novels. I’ve often toyed with writing something a bit longer than a blog post, but I have a hard time pinning down enough time...
- Posted 856 days ago