Wenric Loudbottle and Leaves-In-Wind

What’s better than creative writing, character creation, and prizes? Why, all three together! Deven Rue, cartographer to the stars, ran a contest in 2018, where she asked people to submit characters to populate Kor’Treum, the world she created. I figured I would submit two characters, because the more the merrier![…]

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The soldier and the Mote of Fire

Character creation can be a great prompt for creative writing, but it’s rare that the storyteller gets in on the action. Recently, a 7th Sea player needed to reference a very specific folktale. It had to involve an otherworldy being that offers someone a dangerous bargain – specifically, to manipulate[…]

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Death House Revisited

Welcome to this blog’s first review! I love running published adventures, and I find that writing a review is a good way to reflect on my experience and learn from my mistakes and successes. So enjoy this review of Death House, a free mini-adventure for Dungeons and Dragons 5th edition. About this[…]

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New Blog, Who Dis? (Take 2)

Apologies for my long absence. Life got unexpectedly exciting for a while, so writing had to take a back seat. During the hiatus, I decided to rethink the purpose of this blog, which had taken an unwelcome capitalist turn. Because gaming shouldn’t be something only well-off white people can enjoy.[…]

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Why I love Critical Role

I love RPGs. They’re a unique form of communal storytelling, a great way to spend time with friends, and at best they’re a fantastic creative outlet. Whether you’re sitting at a physical table or playing online, it’s enormous fun for everyone from the GM to the newest of novice players.[…]

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