Tag: Geekery

Living in a Dice Hoarder’s Paradise

Living in a Dice Hoarder’s Paradise

I’ve written extensively about rediscovering my love for Dungeons and Dragons. The onset of digital toolsets designed to accommodate long-distance groups has certainly assisted. They grew particularly popular and well supported during the pandemic. One thing I haven’t talked about is the most frustrating aspect of the game for me: failed rolls. I’ve never crunched …

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The Critical Importance of a TTRPG Session Zero

The Critical Importance of a TTRPG Session Zero

I have often thought that writing a novel and planning a Tabletop RPG campaign aren’t all that different. Both start with the same process – gathering your characters and establishing your setting. I often spend several weeks before I begin the outlining process considering the major places my characters might encounter. And I try to …

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Freebie Mondays: Meet the Lost One

Freebie Mondays: Meet the Lost One

Not all who wander are lost… Every traveler knows to be wary when passing through Quequena, especially in winter. Though the forest grows thick and lush during the summer months, and rains fall gentle during spring and fall, snow makes the pathways treacherous. And when they fall into their long months of hibernation, the trees …

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Freebie Mondays: Meet the Dragon Lord of Magic

Freebie Mondays: Meet the Dragon Lord of Magic

Not all of the gods were born to the innermost circle… The Festival of Creation is a celebration held by the gods once every century in the depths of the celestial havens. Ostensibly, the purpose is to celebrate the anniversary of the Celestial Mother’s creation, which allowed life to flourish and bloom within the galaxy. …

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Introducing Someone’s Suffering Child – Now Available!

Introducing Someone’s Suffering Child – Now Available!

Last year when I both started streaming and finished my Eternity’s Empire project, I needed to decide what to do with the available time. I thought it might be interesting to stream the creation of a project from start to finish in order to chronicle the process. It turned out I couldn’t stream the entire …

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5 Dating Sims I Highly Recommend

5 Dating Sims I Highly Recommend

A few weeks ago, when I wrote about video games I’ve recently enjoyed, I mentioned that I could probably do an entire post about dating sims. Now feels like a good time to fulfill that promise. For those unfamiliar, dating sims are exactly what they sound like they should be. You play a character looking …

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Freebie Mondays: Meet the Seed Matron

Freebie Mondays: Meet the Seed Matron

How does a Cryptonian goddess gain ascendency? Smoke billowed from the necks of beakers and liquid bubbled inside thin vials as Tauldar surveyed her latest set of handiwork. She checked the temperature dials of her instruments and made tiny adjustments, all while humming to herself. Here she sprinkled a small pinch of dust and there …

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5 Inspirational Quotes that get me Through the Bad Times

5 Inspirational Quotes that get me Through the Bad Times

After a rough bout with the universe recently, I shared a conversation with a friend about quotes that keep us going. I’ve never considered myself a huge inspirational quote person. I don’t really collect them. My walls aren’t plastered with inspirational posters. I used to put quotes in my digital day planner every month. But …

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