An Essentials Perspective

Cody—resident player, tactician, and sometimes-MVP—took over the reigns for Seth on Sunday and DM’ed Session 4 of our Essentials campaign. He decided to run us through “The Broken Tower,” a...

Musings on Our First Session

It’s been a long road getting to where I am now. So, a little background. First of all, my friends Brian and Cody returned from their trip around the world on a cruise ship. This event was what I needed to finally get...

Looking Back on Yesterday Jan13

Looking Back on Yesterday

Recently, my life has taken a decidedly nostalgic turn. As a memory pack rat, I’ve kept a little under a decade’s worth of e-mails, journal entries, pictures, and chat conversations. After reliving those years by...

Player Absences

My good friend Jeff asked me the other day how I deal with character absences. The first thing that came to mind was, “Why does Jeff want to deal with character abstinence? Does he really care if the characters...

Don’t Be a Dic...

During his keynote speech at PAX 2007, Wil Wheaton discussed sportsmanship while...

The Player From Hell

In September of 2006, I had the privilege and horror of meeting someone who would...

Rule Zero

Players of 3rd Edition will recognize the term “Rule Zero.” It just...

Miniatures and Motiv...

The D&D Miniatures line features hundreds of ready-to-play miniatures from the...

Night of the Skull

Last year, it seemed like I couldn’t get a game together to save my life. The...

The Gold Rush

This month’s motto: “When it rains, it pours.” 2005 was a dearth...