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July 2023 Convention Calendar

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Here are the gaming conventions going on in July!   Alabama Play on Con: Birmingham, Jul 6-9 Alaska n/a Arizona CritHit: Mesa, Jul 15-16 Arkansas ...
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A Brief Overview of the Drow Pantheon (part 2)

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
A disjointed pantheon, often in conflict with itself, the Dark Seldarine battle for dominance and influence over the Underdark’s drow population. T...
An illustration of Lolth, a creature with the body of a spider and the head of a woman with grey skin and white hair, dangling from a spiderweb against an orange background. Next to her are the words "Drow Pantheon"

A Brief Overview of the Drow Pantheon (part 1)

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Most pantheons in DnD, whether worshiped by a particular species or a particular geographical area, share their worship among themselves. The peopl...
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4 LGBT+ Focused TTRPGs to Try Out this Pride Month

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
It’s pride month this June. A month for celebrating personal autonomy, identity, and endurance in the face of persecution. It’s no surprise that a ...
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Creature Feature: Faerie Dragons, their History, and How to Include them in Campaigns

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
When you’re playing Dungeons and Dragons, you’re going to expect 2 things: Dungeons, and, well, Dragons. To facilitate this, the game’s lore includ...
THe kickstarter banner for Raccoon Sky Pirates. It shows a black and white illustration of a raccoon leaping away from a rock toward a space ship of some kind

Trashing the Neighborhood: A Review of Raccoon Sky Pirates, a miniature TTRPG

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
When you think about playing tabletop RPGs, the first thought that you have is generally about the epic-scale adventures of heroes: science fiction...
A black and white silhouette of a man, facing away from the viewer, dripping a bottle of something onto a dagger. Behind him is a skull, with two swords crossed behind it. Next to the illustration are the words "Taking the sting out of poison"

Reading Dragon: A Look Back at ‘Taking the Sting Out of Poison’

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
In the long history of Dragon Magazine, there have been hundreds of issues, which in turn contained dozens of articles, and plenty of useful advic...
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A Brief Overview of the Mulhorandi Pantheon (part 3)

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Our last two Divinations from the Collective have had the same subject: the Mulhorandi pantheon. This group of Forgotten Realms’ gods are taken who...
An illustraration of Hathor, a woman with a bulls head with a disk between the horns, wearing elaborate egyptian dress and holding a lyre. Next to her are the words "the Mulhorandi Pantheon"

A Brief Overview of the Mulhorandi Pantheon (part 2)

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Last week, our Divination from the Collective covered some of the major gods of the Mulhorandi pantheon – a pantheon in the Forgotten Realms that u...
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A Brief Overview of the Mulhorandi Pantheon (part 1)

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
The Forgotten Realms have a broad and varied pantheon, featuring dozens of unique gods, each with their own powers and domains within the land of T...
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May 2023 Gaming Convention Calendar

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Here are the gaming conventions going on in May!   Alabama n/a Alaska n/a Arizona  n/a Arkansas  n/a California Pacificon: San Diego, May 6-8 Fani...
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A Review of Boop, a Game of Herding Cats

Blog PostMorgan Carpenter
Have you ever heard the expression “it’s like herding cats”? It means that whatever task you’re undergoing is difficult, time-consuming, and frustr...

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