Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Devil’s Dew: Roleplaying’s Dark Secret

This week we examine yet another conspiracy that has remained unprobed in the world of Geek: In the last year I started and joined quite a few different groups for tabletop gaming… It had not occurred to me previously that there is a trend … Continue reading

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I Do What I Want!: Alignment and the Individual

This week we take a look at Alignment, one of my favorite topics: Good day Mr. DM.  When running a campaign where alignment plays a significant role, do you think it best to run the alignment system as personal, or … Continue reading

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42 and the Meaning of Life

Today, we have a chance to really delve into the depths of my omniscience thanks to one of the raddest people on the interweb: Dear Mr. Dungeon Master, What’s the meaning of life? Is it really 42? Your friend, Sarah. http://ThatsAGirlsCar.comContinue reading

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An NPC to Remember

This week we take a look at Character development!  Daddy DM asks: I have found some of the most memorable & fun NPCs to play were the ones who were extremely exaggerated in one way or another. Have you found … Continue reading

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Roleplaying? Isn’t that for Nerds??

This week we have another question from everyone’s favorite librarian in training.  The question is about tabletop gaming in general, and while I have answered it in regard to roleplaying specifically, everything applies to all Geek games for the most … Continue reading

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