Tag Archives: RPG

The Future of Non-Ownership Is Now

Between the time I graduated high school in 1994 and completed graduate school in 2005, the concept of ownership drastically transformed into something else. Now in 2012, I not only cling to fond stories of obsolete technologies from my youth, but also a seemingly ancient … Continue reading

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You’ve Been Terminated

During the past five weeks , I have moved out of a house, sold said house, closed down at one job, driven 1,200 miles and started a new job. And that’s the condensed version! One of the more challenging aspects of … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2012: What Now?

If your time to you Is worth savin’ Then you better start swimmin’ Or you’ll sink like a stone For the times they are a-changin’.                 ~ Bob Dylan – The Times They Are a-Changin’ What follows is likely the … Continue reading

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Ego Check: Crew of Dungeons & Dragons: A Documentary

Would you like to sit down in your cozy home theater and watch a feature-length film about the history of Dungeons & Dragons? Would you like to see hours of footage from interviews with major players who were there during … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2012: Meetings, Greetings & A Contest

One of my primary goals at Gen Con was tracking down as many of the people I have gotten to know in some capacity over the last year or two through my blog. As a way to thank the individuals … Continue reading

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Gen Con 2012: Introduced & Overwhelmed

My first Gen Con is now a matter of record. I survived the experience, which can only be summed up in one world – overwhelming. In the course of approximately 72 hours, I got to spend time with a great friend … Continue reading

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Ego Check: Mike Mearls, Senior Manager of Dungeons & Dragons Research and Design Team

Several months ago, I posted an interview with Monte Cook, which was the result of an effort that started in January to interview a member of the Dungeons & Dragons Next Design Team. After Mr. Cook left the project, I … Continue reading

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Gen Con: Coming Out Party

In just two days, I will be traveling to Indianapolis for Gen Con. I have never been to the convention before, so I am thoroughly excited to see first-hand what the experience is all about. I am relying on the wisdom … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Power of +1

Several weeks ago, I was approached by one of my players who wished to write a guest post for the blog. He plays a Ranger in my Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition campaign, and his character has the wonderful genre-breaking … Continue reading

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Removing Non From NPC

During the past two sessions, the brave adventurers traveling through The Shadowfell have been without their devote Cleric of Pelor as he is on vacation worshipping the Sun in some foreign land. How typically Pelorian of him! The remaining party members are a … Continue reading

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