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What I learned from being a DM

There are hundreds of resources out there for DMs. Whether you're just starting out or have been behind the screen for years there is an abundance of blogs, videos and podcasts about how to make your game better, how to make DMing easier or how to create your own homebrew content. This post isn't necessarily… Continue reading What I learned from being a DM

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How to get kids interested in playing DnD

The other day wrote a post about why kids should play D&D, you can read it here. But something occurred to me. It's all very well and good to say they should play D&D but how do you get them to play D&D? Does it take some kind of magic to pry them away from… Continue reading How to get kids interested in playing DnD

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Review corner: Episode 1 – Aquaman

I've read comics for a long time. There are always periods where I'm out of the loop but the love of the characters was always there. That being said I was never very into Aquaman. He didn't seem to have much going on. This is partly due to my ignorance about the character. My knowledge… Continue reading Review corner: Episode 1 – Aquaman

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Why you should play Dungeons and Dragons with kids

There was a time when playing Dungeons & Dragons was frowned upon. Whether it was being accused of promoting devil worship and murder or just the stigma of being too nerdy for anyone cool to play, it was on the edges of popular culture. Those who played it kept it secret or at least didn't… Continue reading Why you should play Dungeons and Dragons with kids

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How Roll20 got me back into DnD.

I played my first game of Dungeons & Dragons in 1999. I knew about it, had a vague idea what it was but I had never played before. Not really. There was a moment in elementary school when one of my friends tried to introduce it to a group of us with no idea how to… Continue reading How Roll20 got me back into DnD.

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Why I love every Star Wars film

A long time ago, in a suburban home far far away...OK not that far. Like literally 3 kilometers from where I'm typing this but I digress. In the late 70s and early 80s home video became a thing. Before that you had to go to the theater, buy your popcorn, watch the movie and if… Continue reading Why I love every Star Wars film

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Midnight Monsters

This post contains Amazon Associate links. I love monster movies. If it has big monsters or big robots I'm in. 100%. Even better if it has big monsters fighting big robots. But those are few and far between with the exception of Pacific Rim. I think it's because I've always been drawn to sci-fi and… Continue reading Midnight Monsters