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Archive for November, 2010

Lolth vs Arachne —

The gods are mean and spiteful entities that show little compassion for the hard work of others. As game masters, we put much into our games and give very little credit to those inspirations. We are the gods of our worlds. The weaver of tales for the amusement of other gods, we transmute the work [...]

Happy Moon Festival —

Wishing everyone a most joyful thanksgiving, I come to think of similar festivals about giving thanks to life’s bounty. The most prolific is the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival or Lantern Festival. Harvest Festivals have been around since pagan times and is appropriate for most fantasy games. I recall a short [...]

Adventure on the Cheap —

Today was a good day for bargain game hunting. While I am not an advocate for the new Dungeons and Dragons, I do enjoy reading adventures, good and otherwise, for inspiration. I am even willing to pay if the price is reasonable. While visiting the local used book store, Half-Price Books, I came across two [...]