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Forged Earth

My deep appreciation for the RIFTS settings and my affection for epic fantasy made love, got pregnant, and gave birth to a love-brainchild while I slept. I thought about developing some of these ideas into a campaign world, perhaps for game application through ACKS. I call this progeny, “Forged Earth.” Okay, so admittedly I have […]

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Eldritch Blast, Eldritch Blast, Eldritch Blast

Meet Mevek Kell, my level 23 Tiefling Warlock, shaper of the planes, harbinger of fire…. Eldritch blaster? D&D4e. No matter what the encounter, it seemed like the best defense was always a good offense. And I do mean always. That is: Shoot first, ask questions later. The game seemed very combat-heavy to me. I was […]

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I Miss DragonWarriors

THE LANDS OF LEGEND. You know you love it. A bleak, dangerous world full of wondrous fiends and underdog heroes. Where the adventure is palpable, the mist creates its own shadows, and a string bean named Gardener Jack haunts your dreams. I certainly did not relish the PBP atmosphere, but even in that I thought that Dragon […]

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15 Influential Games and Stuff

A few of the gaming blogs I frequent have been tossing around a list of the fifteen most influential games–or something like that–and I thought I might contribute my own list. In light of the exercise, I don’t want to think too hard about which games have meant the most to me, but I am […]