Author Archives: Shem

Star Wars and the Continual Canon Confusion with Continuity

I love Star Wars. I am a big old Star Wars nerd. I don’t own all the figures and the toys and the books, but I have a reasonable collection of books and a few knick-knacks. I read the books … Continue reading

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I have all the options in creating a D&D character, so why do I stick with clichés?

When I started getting into D&D I was every inch the wide eyed enthusiastic metaphor. Not having years of games and characters under my belt is somewhat liberating. Oh your character is a dark brooding orphan with a troubled past … Continue reading

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Note-oriety, or, the Benefit to the Dungeon Master of Keeping Extensive Campaign Notes

For my second session (read about the first here) I initially attempted to get the group back on track somewhat. Despite them initially siding with the kobolds, after an attempt to loot the already looted town, they decided to head … Continue reading

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Enter the Dragons

It has become clearer that the longer I play Dungeons and Dragons and create my own world for future use, the fonder I become of all things draconic. Even the latest Magic: The Gathering expansion is Dragon related. D&D has … Continue reading

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You gotta have faith…

When I started creating my first character for Dungeons & Dragons I quickly settled on a dwarven fighter. For some reason dwarves were my favourite, images of warhammers, armour and quaffing copious amounts of ale just seemed right up my … Continue reading

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My First Dungeon Mastering Mistake, Or, The Unexpected Virtue of Backgrounds

I am new to tabletop roleplaying games. Despite a lifelong love of games of all kinds, I only just picked up playing D&D with the release of 5e. Dungeons and Dragons always interested me, and I was looking for an … Continue reading

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