An Old Gamer’s Memoir

Role playing has been part of my life since the mid to late 1980’s. I received the ‘Red Box’ Dungeons & Dragons set as a birthday present around 8 or 10 and had no clue what was actually supposed to happen. I dutifully gathered up my friends and we commenced …

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Franchises

So, we all are fairly familiar with the concept of a movie franchise. It started out to tell a complex and compelling story. Now it seems to be all about milking the box office public for everything they’re worth. In this post I’m going to discuss comic book based franchises …

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Shadowrun: Chicago & CZER Corp

Chicago, circa 2077 Operation: Reclamation (a.k.a. Land Grab) Chicago, once known as the Windy City, fell hard when an astral threat emerged and someone decided to detonate a tactical nuclear device downtown. This changed Chicago into Bug City for many years. Insect spirits threatened to overrun the whole Sixth World …

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Manx Darkthorn

Currently enjoying a pathfinder based game in our game master’s home-brew setting. This is my character’s background story. Yes, I’m role playing a female. It’s good to shake things up on occasion. I pulled the portrait from DeviantArt somewhere linked from Pinterest. A slight adjustment on the eye color made …

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