Beyond the Con – DexCon 17

Maybe it’s the because the arguably most well-known Table-top/Role-playing convention in the North-East falls on the July 4 weekend, the country’s Independence Day, but my recent trek out to Jersey for this years Dexcon brought with it a strange but welcome moment of reflection about the landscape beyond the Convention itself. First, DexCon 17 was … Continue reading Beyond the Con – DexCon 17

Independent Game Designer Spotlight & Interview: Clance M. Morring – BATTLE THIS!

With the rise of Kickstarter, strategy, card and board game designers have been given access to a pool of potential customers and funding that spans the entire  globe. This shift in public awareness has fundamentally changed the way independent companies can bring their ideas to the market, allowing everyone from sole operators to experienced creators the chance to … Continue reading Independent Game Designer Spotlight & Interview: Clance M. Morring – BATTLE THIS!

Classical Classes: The (Native American) Druid: Compendium

One of the most often played classes of the Dungeons & Dragons pantheon is the Druid. Based upon the historical priests of the same name from Celtish antiquity, the beliefs and practices of these real-world members of this ancient Order of mystics share a great many similarities with other tribalistic societies throughout the ages.Native American … Continue reading Classical Classes: The (Native American) Druid: Compendium