To Dance with the Porcelain Pig

I recently completed a large purchase of tabletop RPG books, getting ever nearer to having the complete set of Classic D&D Modules. I embarked on the journey of collecting the books years ago, but only recently started to really make headway. With the purchase complete I emailed the seller to say thanks and that I […]

Freedom at the Bottom of a Box
Part 2

On further contemplation, I’ve realised the gradual insidiousness of the happiness that imagination, fantasy worlds and creatures, involvement in heroic deeds, and the general escapism of such things, brings to a person. It’s taken me this long to get so totally involved because I actively kept it out of my lists of potential enjoyment bringers. […]

Freedom at the Bottom of a Box
Part 1

I’ve been thinking about how things change, how things can be changed by a shift in perspective or by a little bit of experience. I’m quite a bit older than Kaly, so my life experiences are very different from hers, not better or worse necessarily, but different. It’s important to understand that bit right from […]

Board Games: The Gateway Drug to Roleplaying

I admit it, I have a gaming addiction. I came to accept that recently when I added a $50 boxed set of miniatures to an order just to make it up to $100 for free shipping. I was ordering new six sided dice for a board game. I have plenty of six sided dice already, […]