52 weeks. And I’m still at it. There’s no getting rid of me, it seems!
At the end of the day, it’s about personal tastes, personal beliefs, and the wisdom to discern where the lines are instead of fearfully drawing them to be even thicker.
Amidst blogging about characters, plot devices, and roleplaying, I believe it’s time I answered an important question.
WON’T SOMEONE THINK OF THE CHILDREN???
Wait. That’s not it. The REAL question is:
Where does my faith fit in with my hobbies?
Continue reading “Fabletop: Christians & Crypts”
But WHO Is Speed? Ka-CHOW!
The Flash! He can really move! The Flash! He’s got an attitude! The Flash! He’s the fastest thing alive! He’s the fastest thing alive! He’s the fastest thing aliiiiiiive!
That’s pretty much it.
…What, you want a better explanation? Oh, fine.
Continue reading “The Flash: GottaGoFastGottaGoFast”
The training wheels are off, the safety net is gone, we are no longer filling in the blanks of a Mad Lib post.
Oh geez. It’s been a busy week. Uh. What do I say this week? I didn’t have time to fixate on a topic. I gotta make something up, pull it out of my…
Continue reading “Topics: Talking About Talking About Stuff”
Like they say, there’s no such thing as bad publicity. Actually, scratch that, I’d say having your country put a price on your head as they announce their attention to draw and quarter you would be very bad publicity indeed.
Good news! Your approval ratings are in!
Bad news! The government hates you!
Good news! The people don’t!
Bad news! That just means they’re indifferent!
Good news! It’ll make for a pretty fun story!
Bad news! Three other characters think you’re a bad guy and are now hunting you down!
For what it’s worth, J. Jonah Jameson will always think you’re a menace. Even if you’re from DC. Especially if you’re from DC.
Continue reading “Public Perception: They’re A Menace!”
Like the difference between watching a streamer play a game for its campaign mode, and watching a streamer play the Legend Rank multiplayer build.
Even with video. Even with the internet. Even with game streaming. Who would have EVER thought to put Dungeons & Dragons online? I mean, who would want to watch people roll dice, play at acting, and discuss rules instead of playing online card games and gladiatorial shooting grounds?
Turns out, quite a lot of people, if Critical Role’s 115+ episodes of their first season are anything to go by.
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Why not take the easy way out and make them your usual can of exposition and training?
Very few characters actually make it on their own. Even as loners, they had to learn from somewhere. They had to have a teacher, someone to actually teach them to acquire the skills and traits the author arbitrarily assigned to them.
Someone like a magical talking animal. Or a grizzled washed out wizard. Or the city streets themselves.
Or some weirdo on the internet giving introductions and tips to writing.
Continue reading “Mentors: Meet De Mentors”