Mail Call

Delivered by UPS today. Nemesis Games, book five of the Expanse series, and Babylon's Ashes, book six from the Expanse series. Also Michael Witwer's Empire of Imagination, the book about Gary Gygax. Look forward to learning something new reading that. Before season four of the Expanse was released last year, I bought all four of … Continue reading Mail Call

Virtual GaryCon XII

After Action Report 26th to the 29th of March, 2020 Of course I wanted to attend the GaryCon convention the last week of March in Lake Geneva, however the convention was cancelled after the Governor of Wisconsin ordered a lockdown, like the day after we shutdown at work. I volunteered to run some online games … Continue reading Virtual GaryCon XII

The True History of Dungeons and Dragons

Secrets of Blackmoor Volume -1 The Evolution of Fantasy Roleplaying Showed up in my mailbox on Thursday, March 5th. Thank you Griff, Chris! Good to see this finally finished! The two disk DvD set contains Interviews with the first players and dungeon masters of Dave Arneson's Blackmoor campaign and contains a highly accurate and detailed … Continue reading The True History of Dungeons and Dragons

GaryCon XI Convention Report – Day 3

Saturday March 9th, 2019 Grand Geneva Resort & Spa Lake Geneva, Wisconsin On Friday, I got in a large chunk of my volunteer hours as I worked GM services from 2PM until about 10 PM. Mostly this involved providing GM services. It's a tradition at GaryCon for GM's to have volunteers on staff stop by … Continue reading GaryCon XI Convention Report – Day 3

GaryCon XI Convention Report – Day 2

Friday March 8th, 2019 Grand Geneva Resort & Spa Lake Geneva, Wisconsin Alright so, I started out Friday Morning setting up my first Original D&D Game to run. I always run the original games, not the Old School Renaissance, but the original actual games that were played back in the day. I never list the … Continue reading GaryCon XI Convention Report – Day 2

GaryCon XI Convention Report, Day 1

Hi! ...and Welcome to the 2019 GaryCon Convention Report. It was a great year once again up in Lake Geneva and the Grand Geneva Resort and Convention Center. Of all of the conventions I have attended in recent years, this is simply the best, and I'll definitely be letting you all know why as I … Continue reading GaryCon XI Convention Report, Day 1

GaryCon XI

GaryCon is coming up next month and I plan on attending again as a volunteer. In the evenings I'll be working in HQ, or gaming HQ, and with GM support. I also plan on working the charity auction, where old gaming collectibles are up for bid, and the proceeds go to a good cause as … Continue reading GaryCon XI

Origins 2018

Just got back from Columbus, Ohio and have a report for you all on Origins 2018 today. I'll begin, where everything ended which was with Darcy at the Monte Cook Games booth. This was about ten minutes before the Dealer hall closed, and Darcy, still going strong, and pitched me on Invisible Sun, and provided … Continue reading Origins 2018

GaryCon X Highlights

March 8-11, 2018 Margaret Weis received the honor of being named the recipient of the Gary Gygax Lifetime Achievement Award from GaryCon for her oustanding contributions to gaming and TSR with Dragonlance, and her other Fantasy works and writings which brought TSR enhanced professional and literary acclaim! Congratulations!, Margaret. Well Done! Attendance skyrocketed from just … Continue reading GaryCon X Highlights