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Character Sheets

Building Character (Sheets)

Hi, I’m Jamie, and I’m a Dungeon Master. It’s been three weeks since my last game, and I have to admit I’m feeling pretty anxious about getting my hands on some dice. Some of you out there know exactly what I’m talking about. Today I’m thinking about character sheets. For roleplaying games in general, and […]

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Carrion Encounter

A Tale of Two Crawlers

  You never know when you’ll have the dickens of a time in the game publishing business. Indeed it can be the best of times and the worst of times. And with the punishment of this opening paragraph out of the way I can get on with my explanation, having banished any great expectations on […]

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Close to Home … An Autobiographical Review of Empire of Imagination: Gary Gygax and the Birth of Dungeons & Dragons

Close to Home … An Autobiographical Review of Empire of Imagination: Gary Gygax and the Birth of Dungeons & Dragons There is no such thing as an unbiased review, but in this instance my prejudices go beyond the norm. I love Michael Witwer’s biography of the late Gary Gygax, but I’m also connected to the material […]

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MA 1 Cover

3 Reasons I Love Metamorphosis Alpha

Quick Metamorphosis Alpha RPG Purchase Links: Pre-Order Physical Book + PDF Download eBook/PDF Only from Signal Fire Studios eBook/PDF Only from DriveThruRPG (This post was originally published in 2013, but in celebration of the eBook launch of the new Metamorphosis Alpha eBook and upcoming “dead tree” version, I’m bringing this back for everyone to know […]

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Eric the Cavalier

Darkness, Horror, & Maturity in 80s Cartoons

Kid-focused entertainment in the 1980s is best known for being cheaply-produced half-hour advertisements for toys and breakfast cereal. I am proud (or alternately, ashamed) to admit that I was the kid who would rush from the bus stop to pour myself a bowl of crunchy sugar soaked in milk-fat and sit eye-blisteringly close to the family […]

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Celebrity D&D at GMX

Wow … videos of me from con season keep popping up! This one I’m really glad to share because instead of some boring-ass interview, it’s something way more fun—Celebrity D&D at GMX! My friend Robert Schwalb, a game designer with ridiculously awesome credits (Song of Ice & Fire RPG anyone? part of the D&D Next design […]

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Xander, Baby Gamer

Walter the Fighter

As many of you know, I’m a gamer. An über-geek, and proud of it. As much as I love wine, women, and song, I love games. I play and love ‘em all, everything from Texas Hold ‘Em to Battle Cry to Robo Rally and everything in between. And while I love board, card, and mini […]

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