Ten Links in the Chain: Kickstarter News (10-FEB-2013)

Though there have been many Kickstarter projects over the last couple of months, it seems I haven’t had a link roundup for some of the ones I’ve been following in a while. Let’s fix that, shall we?

Personally, I’m out of Kickstarter money for a while. Blew through my January and February budget (and then . . . → Read More: Ten Links in the Chain: Kickstarter News (10-FEB-2013)

Friday Knight News – Gaming Edition: 2-NOV-2012

Time for another weekly news round-up and it’s on time this week!

What an odd week here… Halloween followed by the end of Daylight Savings Time for the year here in the US. We get all sugar high on candy and then gain an hour early Sunday to help sleep it off – don’t forget . . . → Read More: Friday Knight News – Gaming Edition: 2-NOV-2012

Friday Knight News – Gaming Edition: 28-SEP-2012

Have you noticed that September 2012 has almost slipped by completely? Soon October will be upon us and then we start the cascading series of holidays. Fall already started, which means Halloween can’t be too far behind. Ack! I’m never ready for Halloween, though giving candy to kids in cute costumes is kind of fun. . . . → Read More: Friday Knight News – Gaming Edition: 28-SEP-2012

The Gassy Gnoll: Running Games in Established Settings (September Blog Carnival @ Dice Monkey)

Somehow the Gassy Gnoll got busy this week, so he’s going to respond to the Dice Monkey’s topic for the September RPG Blog Carnival – “Running Games in Established Settings” – with a couple of lists.

Points FOR Established Settings Common ground. If you use one of the big settings such as Forgotten Realms, Greyhawk, . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: Running Games in Established Settings (September Blog Carnival @ Dice Monkey)

Friday Knight News – Gaming Edition: 14-SEP-2012

Is it just me or does my week often feel like I’m trapped in a Daffy Duck cartoon? I suspect I’ve ho ha ha guarded myself into a few issues without too much trouble.

Daffy Duck: [using his quarterstaff] Ho! Ha ha! Guard! Turn! Parry! Dodge! Spin! Ha! Thrust! [hits log with staff, causing it . . . → Read More: Friday Knight News – Gaming Edition: 14-SEP-2012

Friday Knight News – Gaming Edition: 17-AUG-2012

Is it possible for weeks to be *too* busy? Between work, my daughters (back to school this week plus a big multi-day soccer tournament this weekend), and my wife (a million miles an hour in 10 directions), I think I may pull the rest of my hair out. *sigh*

Enough whining though, because Gen Con . . . → Read More: Friday Knight News – Gaming Edition: 17-AUG-2012

Ancient Scroll’s Secret Room: Those Lovely Barbarians

This is an article by my friend, qbany about barbarians clashing with civilized people. It is a story that borders a bit on RPGs but offers some deeper insights into roleplaying barbarians, one of the canonical classes in almost every fantasy RPG.

This article also represents my thoughts, because it was created after many nights . . . → Read More: Ancient Scroll’s Secret Room: Those Lovely Barbarians

Friday Knight News – Gaming Edition: 23-MAR-2012

Another week buried in Java code. But I did get some gaming in last Sunday thanks to Jason, Mark, Jonathan, Ben, and Ben! Sure, we were stuck in a sewer for the majority of the evening, but hey… it was a very nice sewer and it even had a hook on the wall to hang . . . → Read More: Friday Knight News – Gaming Edition: 23-MAR-2012

Book Review: Unusual Suspects: Guide to an Interrogation Session by Robert Oglodzinski from Library of Ancient Scroll

When I started working with Robert Oglodzinski a few months ago, I reviewed Walls Can Talk, which collects a few “legends and adventure ideas” for fantasy and horror games. The layout, done by Michael Wolf (Stargazer of Stargazer’s World), was simple and effective to put the focus on the stories at hand. I thought it . . . → Read More: Book Review: Unusual Suspects: Guide to an Interrogation Session by Robert Oglodzinski from Library of Ancient Scroll

The Gassy Gnoll: What Makes a Location Fantastic (RPG Blog Carnival)

Once in a while a question crops up via a RPG Blog Carnival topic that makes me scratch my head and ponder for a bit. And yes, before you ask, most Gassy Gnolls are predominantly pondering people. We like to ponder just as much as we like to plunder, but nobody bothers to look past . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: What Makes a Location Fantastic (RPG Blog Carnival)

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