Golden Bat!

A superhero with flight, a red cape, superstrength, superspeed, x-ray vision, and invulnerability that was created in the 1930s – no we’re not talking about that Johnny-come-lately Superman, we’re talking about mothafuckin’ Ōgon Bat! Ōgon Bat (Japanese: “Golden Bat”) was created in 1930 by writer Ichiro Suzuki and illustrator Takeo Nagamatsu a full 8 years…

Half Time

Ian: “I’ve come to understand that when I chat with my friends over Skype, they don’t like it when I am playing a game at the same time.” Me: “It’s because no one likes to have split-attention.” Ian: “My voice is practically the same, just sometimes I make small exclamations of surprise when something happens…

Convercontest

I understand the difference between my mind and Ian​’s with every convercontest. (Conversation+contest). This morning on the way to driving him to school we listened to an NPR piece called Living Cancer. Ian: “Isn’t that redundant?” Me: “It’s just a title, it’s not literal.” Ian: “Huh. If I had the job of writing the title,…

The 9 Different Dungeon Master types

In the new 5th edition DMG, there is some material that covers different types of players. I thought it’d be fun to examine different types of DMs, using the often maligned Alignment system. EDIT: The 10th DM is: (Ascended above Alignment) The Chosen One. This DM is perfect at all things, from storytelling, to world building…