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Game Design: Prologues

A few years back I adopted the practice of prologues – or cutaways – at the openings of my sessions to help establish the events that were responsible for starting…..

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Humour in Sword & Sorcery gaming [Repost]

Came across this posting from Fan Expo Canada 2015 by a panel of some notable – and in all honesty – funniest writers currently producing Sword & Sorcery comics, fiction,…..

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Game Design: Power of Music [Repost]

Over the years I’ve run tabletops and larger live action games in a variety of ways, and nothing yet has proven to have the same ability as music to propel…..

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Watch by Robert J. Sawyer [Review]

Second in the World Wide Web series, Watch by Robert J. Sawyer immediately picks up in the aftermath of Wake with our protagonist Caitlin Decter having recently moved from Texas…..

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Jemaa el-Fnaa: What’s in a Name? [Repost]

The Jemaa el-Fnaa is the central market place and square of the Old City in Marrakech’s medina quarter. While the true origin of its name remains unclear, translation of Jemaa…..

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Ringling Museum: Bayfront Gardens [Repost]

Rounding out the expansive grounds that are home to the Tibbals Learning Centre gallery, circus and art museums, not to mention the Ca’d’Zan mansion which had once been the Sarasota…..

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Ringling Brothers Circus Museum [Repost]

While we were down in Florida for Nicole’s 2014 birthday we visited with her parents and took the opportunity to make the drive up to Sarasota to check out the…..