Tag: Designers & Dragons

Aug 06

Forgotten Scrolls 46: Week 209

  The Forgotten Scrolls seriesĀ is a weekly look at articles previously published during four years of blogging. Before the usual rummage through the dusty archives, I direct you to my regular guest post atĀ Ennead Games. Here I reprint an old essay.   This article has been given a fresh edit, a little more polish, and …

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Jun 13

Naming Spellfire: A TSR Easter Egg?

  Have I stumbled upon an old TSR joke?   I love second-hand bookshops. Even though I need to replace many of my dead-tree books with digital ones, I cannot resist an interesting title in a second-hand bookshop. I also love a bargain, and these two principles combine in the musty aisles of a good …

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Aug 13

Kickstarting Designers & Dragons: An RPG History

    The previous Kickstarter I recommended was Goody White’s Book of Folk Magic, from the great Sean K Reynolds.   August sees the great geek pilgrimage of GenCon, but there is online activity too. The latest Kickstarter to catch my eye is Designers & Dragons, a history of the RPG industry. This multi-volume set …

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