Ten Links in the Chain: Reviews from Elsewhere (13-DEC-2012)

Welcome to another Ten Links post, this time focused on what I’ll call “Reviews from Elsewhere” – all the great reviews from other sites scattered across the Internet.

(1) Even as D&D Next inches closer (it’s still a ways off), 4e Still Raises Hackles

So it appears the edition wars are still in full swing . . . → Read More: Ten Links in the Chain: Reviews from Elsewhere (13-DEC-2012)

The Gassy Gnoll: The Scan Scam

The Gassy Gnoll is a fan boy sometimes. He even jumps at opportunities once in a while that he probably shouldn’t because he wants something so badly. His Kickstarter addiction is a perfect example. It’s amazing how quickly spending gets out of control if you don’t watch it, even as an adult.

So when Wizards . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: The Scan Scam

The Gassy Gnoll: Re-publishing Oddness

It’s a given that there will be some weirdness every day, regardless of whether it’s in the gaming community or not. There are distinct degrees of weirdness in my book… From “They took knives to a gunfight?” to the bizarre “He dressed up as a big rabbit and attended the board meeting…” And it doesn’t . . . → Read More: The Gassy Gnoll: Re-publishing Oddness

Strong-Arm Tactics: Why You Don’t Need to Play D&D Next

There is a lot of buzz about Dungeons and Dragons Next. At the same time it is both a source of intangible hope and possibility and very concrete and malleable piece of gaming design. The players and game masters have been invited to weigh in on its construction, to offer feedback and input, to help . . . → Read More: Strong-Arm Tactics: Why You Don’t Need to Play D&D Next

Publisher Interview: William C. Pfaff of Escape Velocity Gaming

Way back in May, I was contacted by Bill Pfaff of Escape Velocity Gaming and he asked if I’d review his book – Baba Yaga: Queen of the Wicked Fens. How could I refuse? Baba Yaga managed to leave a lasting impression on me way back when I started playing AD&D 1st Edition, so I . . . → Read More: Publisher Interview: William C. Pfaff of Escape Velocity Gaming

Book Review: Brother Ptolemy & The Hidden Kingdom – Nevermet Press

Though I feel I’ve become a bit jaded over the years as I’ve seen story after story, plot after plot, character after character repeated over and over in popular fiction, television, movies, and game materials, it’s nice to occasionally find something that is refreshingly unique and thought provoking.

No, I’m not talking about AMC’s The . . . → Read More: Book Review: Brother Ptolemy & The Hidden Kingdom – Nevermet Press

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