(C) 2020, JJ Shaun For the past six months, the “tweens” of the family have been clambering for me to play Dungeons & Dragons with them. For various reasons, the timing hasn’t worked—until now. This coming weekend, I will introduce six novices to the world of the Forgotten Realms. I decided to use a pre-generated … Continue reading Introducing D&D to a New Generation
I have spent the last week on a writing streak. I’ve written more than five thousand words, not including my blog posts. I know that doesn’t seem like a lot, but when I consider how little I actually wrote in the last year or more, I feel like I accomplished something. It’s much easier to … Continue reading Staying Busy
(C) 2022, JJ ShaunA set of Dungeons & Dragons dice. If you’ve read this blog, you know that I don’t just whine about losing my home to wildfire. I also write fantasy fiction. One of my launch pads for storytelling has always been Dungeons & Dragons. From the moment that the half-elf, Meegan Redoak, rolled … Continue reading Confessions of A Role-Player
“Enjoy a ‘world’ where the fantastic is fact and magic really works!”~Gary Gygax American game designer and author best known for co-creating the pioneering role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons (D&D [with Dave Arneson]) Gary Gygax was born on this day in 1938.