I know that a lot of you who read this title are thinking, “what? someone wants realism in fantasy? How does that even work?” The short answer is yes, yes they do. Why should you care? Because Western Civilization is at stake. Let me explain. First off, let me explain the terms. When someone says […]
I’ve always loved the idea of being an author. Maybe it’s my personality type, maybe it’s the fact I was homeschooled (it’s basically a given that homeschooled teens try to be authors), or maybe I’m so introverted that the idea of making money from the dark depths of a musty basement appeals to me. In […]
I’ve talked a lot about reading on this blog. That’s partially because I really feel that reading is really the back bone of all nerdy endeavors past and present, and also because…you know, eternal wisdom and stuff. Whether you are taking in the finer points of medieval warfare, combing through the deep and intricate character […]
First things first, I’m not going to tell you to go out and buy a goofy “Frodo Lives” t-shirt, or pretend to smoke a bubble pipe, or even show you a nifty Victorian era recipe blog and smack a punny LOTR title on each dish. No, we get serious here. Hobbitism is much more than […]
We’v e all grow up being told that the best comparison to Star Wars was Star Trek. Not so fast! “There is another.”
I’ve been busy for the past week + with little time to seriously consider writing a post. Then, lo and behold!
My fellow men, we of the XY chromosomes have used satchels for since time immemorial. It is only in the past few centuries that we have needlessly cast this epic tool aside, and for what? A wallet? Pshaw!
“We long for a simpler time where justice meant justice and evil was not sugar coated or swept under the rug. Beowulf gives us a powerful lens into that world.”
Klyo Ren is awesome. In fact, he is the best Dark Jedi since sliced bread…wait a second, let me start over. From the top! So by now, if you’re not Amish or living in the deep Amazon, you’ve seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens. I saw it twice opening weekend. This isn’t a review of […]
Role playing around the table has been enjoyed for decades. If you haven’t tried it yet, you need to! Here’s why.