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Review Corner : Episode 3 – Between Adventures Handbook

DISCLAIMER: I was not paid for this review, nor was I given the content for review. In the midst of a D&D game invariably players will ask for information that has never occurred to the DM. "What's the name of the tailor's?" "How much would it cost to buy a giant badger?" Things that, to… Continue reading Review Corner : Episode 3 – Between Adventures Handbook

Dungeons & Dragons, Gaming

Why Inclusiveness is Important in Nerd Culture

I've seen a lot of articles and stories recently about streamers refusing to play with girls, about players having to leave Esports teams because of harassment from the gaming community and women and members of the LGBTQ+ community having to create their own gaming tables because they are uncomfortable playing with the usual group of… Continue reading Why Inclusiveness is Important in Nerd Culture

Dungeons & Dragons, Gaming, Uncategorized

Roll20 content review: Burn Bryte Character Creation

For those who don't know, Burn Bryte is Roll20's science fantasy game currently in it's play testing phase. It was written and produced by James Introcaso with additional design by Jim McClure, Kat Kuhl and Darcy Ross. It's designed by Roll20 for Roll20 which makes it very interesting to fans of the platform. I have… Continue reading Roll20 content review: Burn Bryte Character Creation

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Review Corner: Episode 2 – Art & Arcana

Let me start with this is a beautiful book. And it's big. And heavy. It's the kind of book you'd use to bludgeon an orc if you were trapped in a wizard's library (and you had the improvised weapons feat). But then you'd feel really bad for ruining such a gorgeous tome. Lovingly curated by… Continue reading Review Corner: Episode 2 – Art & Arcana

Daily Life, Dungeons & Dragons, Gaming, Uncategorized

How to keep your DM happy and your character alive

What's the most terrifying thing when playing D&D? When your DM doesn't look happy and starts rolling dice. You're pretty sure something bad is going to happen, your character is possibly going to die, and it's likely all your fault. There are times when your DM will take his frustrations out on the group. Hopefully… Continue reading How to keep your DM happy and your character alive

Daily Life, Dungeons & Dragons, Gaming, Uncategorized

How to find your group on Roll20

Let's face it, finding a group to play D&D with is hard at the best of times. Unless you're lucky enough to have a circle of friends who are all interested in playing, and have schedules that align, chances are you are constantly harassing family and friends to play this crazy roleplaying game with you.… Continue reading How to find your group on Roll20

Daily Life, growing up, Movies, Uncategorized

My 5 Favourite Sci-fi / Fantasy Movies

When I decided to write this I was instantly struck with a question. How the hell am I supposed to decide what the 5 best sci-fi and fantasy films were? What are my criteria? How could I even pretend that this would be some kind of definitive list? It just isn't possible to sift through… Continue reading My 5 Favourite Sci-fi / Fantasy Movies