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Chris Claremont’s Untold X-Men Stories
3 days ago

Chris Claremont’s Untold X-Men Stories

Claremont had a legendary run on X-Men. But he still had more stories to tell…
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Wakanda and Our Impulse to Hide Things
6 days ago

Wakanda and Our Impulse to Hide Things

In which Earth Nerd Clave talks briefly about his childhood efforts to keep secrets and hide things, tying it to the best keep secret of the MCU: Wakanda.
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Why I love the Science Fantasy of Starfinder
7 days ago

Why I love the Science Fantasy of Starfinder

Some nerds like science fiction to be hard, even to the point that they’ll nitpick anything rather than suspend their disbelief. But we argue that a little pinch of magic–like you’ll find in the Starfinder RPG–is exactly what you need.
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How the Upside Down of Stranger Things is Very Real in the Mind of Millions
1 week ago

How the Upside Down of Stranger Things is Very Real in the Mind of Millions

Millions of kids played D&D in the 80s. But millions more parents were nervous that the imaginary demons in the D&D books might corrupt those same kids. We look at how Stranger Things portrays that.
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The Story of How JRR Tolkien Influenced the Alignment System of D&D
2 weeks ago

The Story of How JRR Tolkien Influenced the Alignment System of D&D

It’s a tale of lore as old as the fantasy master himself. Here’s the story of how JRR Tolkien influenced the alignment system of D&D.
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A review of Stuffed Fables, the new board game designed for parents to play with their children.
4 weeks ago

A review of Stuffed Fables, the new board game designed for parents to play with their children.

A review of Stuffed Fables, the new board game designed by Jerry Hawthorne from Plaid Hat Games.
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Shortcut to the President: A Starfinder Adventure Idea in the Depths of Absalom Station
1 month ago

Shortcut to the President: A Starfinder Adventure Idea in the Depths of Absalom Station

What happens when a bunch of thugs threaten the president of Absalom Station? Find out in this short adventure for the Starfinder roleplaying game.
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Does D&D Warp Our Ability to Tell Truth from Fiction?
1 month ago

Does D&D Warp Our Ability to Tell Truth from Fiction?

Critics of roleplaying games have long said that they warp young minds. We spend 900 words explaining why that is bananas.
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How Charles Manson Inadvertently Inspired the Runaways Comic Book
2 months ago

How Charles Manson Inadvertently Inspired the Runaways Comic Book

America in the 70s and 80s were driven by fears of Santanic cults that kidnapped children. What does this have to with Hulu and a comic book?
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How to Prepare a Skeleton: A Starfinder Encounter Idea using Techniques from 1543
2 months ago

How to Prepare a Skeleton: A Starfinder Encounter Idea using Techniques from 1543

Published Starfinder encounter and adventure material is still thin, but that doesn’t mean you can’t add little sidetreks and encounters to what currently exists.
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