Back when I was running D&D Encounters for 4th Edition (The Borderlands season), I ran a large table. We had anywhere between 7 and 10 players, many of them middle school boys. With 4e, it was difficult, but I was able to fit in a single combat encounter in an evening, with a large group. […]
It’s here! In only two weeks, the Rise of Tiamat will be on store shelves! I have a first look for you. Warning, lots of spoilers here. If you’re a player, you may not want to watch. Or maybe you do…
My brother’s brand new dice building game, Mercs Conflict, is going to be released soon! We decided to sit down and do an unboxing so you can see just what’s inside the box! Keep an eye open. I’ll be doing a review soon, with a giveaway of the game!
The history of Marvel Comics is one fifty-three years in the making. In this last month we examined Marvel’s use of retroactive continuity and how it criticized the rewriting of American history, the examination of the death of newspapers, the role of Captain America as a counter-cultural icon, the division of both superhero teams and […]
Stan Lee, in the establishment of the Marvel Universe, took the traditional concept of “family” and flipped it on its head. By twisting the concept of the nuclear family, Lee showed that the idea of family could be far broader than traditional consensus allowed for. The Fantastic Four were the first superhero team established under […]
I’ve dealt with two Paladins in 5th Edition, and have to agree with TVTropes: Paladins are lawful stupid. According to TVTropes: Also known as Lawful Anal, these people may call themselves Lawful Neutral, or Lawful Good but they lean toward such rigid adherence to the law that anybody who breaks any law, anywhere, for any […]