Tag Archives: Fantasy

Error, Error

There was an error on my last post that I’d like to address. I have it on good authority that the inertialess drive first appeared in “Triplanetary” published in 1934, not in 1948. I have adjusted my original entry to … Continue reading

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Mad Science and Magic, Together At Last

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” -Arthur C. Clarke The above is very well known and often quoted rule, at least by fans of science fiction and fantasy. And the reason that this bon mot is so often … Continue reading

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Game of Endings

Now that Game of Thrones is over, I’m going to reveal my predictions that I sealed in a cursed and locked cylinder at the Citadel. A maester riding an unmarked mule has just arrived so now I can reveal predictions … Continue reading

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Small and yet full

One of the most challenging things about playing a tabletop RPG, Dungeons and Dragons being the most well know of them, is not learning all the rules. This is not to say that the rules are easily learned and completely … Continue reading

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What do you do with an empty dungeon?

So, you’ve cleared out a dungeon. All the monsters are slain, the traps disarmed and the treasure looted. Most adventurers move on to the next quest. Let me tell you this, those people are fools! FOOLS! They are leaving gold … Continue reading

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It’s not that kind of game

Is the game part of Role Playing Game ruining RPGs? Generally, games are meant to be won, from tic-tac-toe to Monopoly, there is a winner at the end. Of course, tic-tac-toe played by two people trying to win can only … Continue reading

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J.R.R. and I

I’m a huge Tolkien fan and have been since I read The Hobbit at age ten. In re-reading his work, I always find something new. I’ve delved into supplemental books that catalogue his characters, lands and history. I cannot claim … Continue reading

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