Category Archives: Gaming

Fate RPG Alternate Rules: Health

I’ve been a tabletop RPG gamer for decades. No, I’m not going to toss out how, gosh, I’m so old-school ’cause I know how to calculate THAC0, and that makes me better than you. I mean, I do know how to calculate … Continue reading

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BlizzCon 2017: An Opening Ceremony Recap!

Some of you might remember that, last year, I did a blow-by-blow recap of the BlizzCon opening ceremonies, and it turns out I’m in a good position to do it again! For those who aren’t familiar, BlizzCon is Blizzard Entertainment’s … Continue reading

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The 2017 Dragon Award Ballot Is In!

Vote early, vote often …. Sorry, some Chicago humor. Anyway, he Dragon Award Ballot went live for 2017 Let’s take a look, see if we know any names. Best Science Fiction Novel Babylon’s Ashes by James S.A. Corey A Closed and Common … Continue reading

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Music Blog: Vater Unser

This is a particular piece of music I was first exposed to from John Ringo, listed in the back of one of his novels as part of a musical playlist. The funny thing is that it’s only the Our Father, … Continue reading

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Life is Strange: Butterflies in the Vortex

“Do your powers include mind reading? Or did you just rewind because I tried to steal the cozy chair?” Some of you might remember my Walking Dead review, where I talked quite glowingly about Telltale Games’ feels trip masquerading as … Continue reading

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Legendary: Noir Expansion

Among the infinite number of alternate universes contained in the stories of Marvel Comics, there lies a world set in the dark and forbidding streets of the gangster-dominated 1920s and ’30s, where the heroes, mostly devoid of superpowers, must rely … Continue reading

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Legendary: Deadpool Expansion

The rapidly growing popularity of Marvel’s most famous mercenary, capped by a highly successful solo film in 2016, inspired Upper Deck to base an entire small box expansion around the mouthy anti-hero. Featuring characters from Deadpool’s more recent adventures, and … Continue reading

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