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D&D novel, Cold Steel and Secret – part II releases today !

The second part of Rosemary Jones Dungeons & Dragons novel, Cold Steel and Secrets releases today. Available in e-book format, the story about the Neverwinter agent, Rucas Sarfael is continues.   Today is the release day for the second part of Rosemary Jones four-part serial, Cold Steel and Secrets. The story takes place at the world of Forgotten… Read More »

The Mindripper, or, You Want Me to do What With my Adventure?

In the time that I have been writing for TC, I have tried to push myself as a gamer. I enjoy many different facets of the hobby so if I have had a good opportunity to make myself a better GM or a better player, I have tried to take it. One part of the hobby that has gotten my attention recently has been the writing side of things, …

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 to do so.  I do occasionally get flashes of brilliance where ideas and titles are concerned. These six titles, they are not my flashes …

Gauntlgrym Review

Haven’t read a book from R. A. Salvatore for a while, but wouldn’t spare some time to get back together with friends of old: Drizzt and Bruenor (Especially if you got the book as gift from your wife). It was time to return to Forgotten Realms with R.A Salvatores Gauntlgrym: A first book in new

Troll’s Guide to Gifting Geeks for under $20

I get it.  Like nights in Arabia of old, there are 1001 shopping guides out there this holiday season that focus on squeezing the last dollar bill out of your pocket in the name of saving a buck to purchase that thing you never thought you needed until now.  This list is a little different.  There will be no iPods….

On my “to read” list

The Christmas holidays are rapidly approaching and that means I’ll have some more time to read. This year I’m going to focus on reading books that will help improve me as both a player and a GM, particularly on my ability to work with others at the table to tell a satisfying story rather than trying to pre-plan the story & …

The Lies of Locke Lamora Review

I heard so much good of this book from my friends and the reviews I’ve seen about the book has been almost nothing but praise. So I finally took my time to read the book and see how my expectations from book were fullfilled. “The Thorn of Camorr is said to be an unbeatable swordsman, a

My summer reading list

Our summer holidays are rapidly approaching and that means a few weeks of sun, sand, and…books. I usually get through a bunch of books during my summer holiday time, including several RPGs. Here’s what is going with me this year: Fiasco – This is a Cohen Brothers inspired  ”capers gone awry” story game which I picked up in soft cover when it came out but…

Best Served Cold Review

I have not written book review in ages, but when I finished Joe Abercrombie’s Best Served Cold, I knew that I have to say a word or two, just to encourage people to familiarize themselves with Abercrombie’s work. Without further ado, here is my two cents. The First Law trilogy by Joe Abercrombie has earned notions