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eBooks

Deceit

Saraphel

 

Recipes

How to Peel a Coconut

 

Core Foods

C4 Puree

Fluffy Potato Wedges

Plantain Crepe Cakes

Simple Veggie Side

Spaghetti Squash and Spicy Sauce

Sweet and Spicy Guacamole

 

Desserts

Carrot Cupcakes

Chocolate Chip Carrot Cake Cookies

Fruit Soup

Orange Chocolate Heresy

Vegan Chocolate Heresy

 

TTRPG/D&D

AI Design, or Telling a Story Without Explaining

Alignment Embodiments

Basic Guidelines for Running City-Based Adventures/Campaigns

But Where Did The Enchantment Come From?

Empower Yourself to Design Encounters

Four Magic Armor Ideas Better Than Boring Pluses

Four Magic Weapon Ideas Better Than Boring Pluses

Improving a Classic Adventure - I3: Pharaoh (Part 2)

Let’s Look At Skills

OD&D Multiclassing Idea

Thoughts on Doing Non-Attack/Save Resolutions (Ability Checks vs. Abstract Skill Checks)

Thoughts on Rolling Dice (Uniform vs. Normal Distribution)

Tips about Narrative Presentation for Exploration in TTRPGs

 

Gaming Content

 

Cursed Monastery of the Crocodile-Behemoth (Random-table-inspired OSR urban investigation adventure)

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Elf Heartspells and Mutations for OD&D or B/X

Hexcrawl Random Landmark Generator

Random “Village with a Cult” Generator Inspired By Scenic Dunnsmouth

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Tropin’ d20 – Animals Hate Him (Addendum)

Tropin' d20 - Matter of Life and Death

Tropin' d20 - Painful Body Waxing

Tropin' d20 - Unwinnable by Insanity

Twisted Lovers (OSR Adventure for levels 1-4)

Walled Mounds of the Hive Caller (Random-table-inspired OSR dungeon crawl for levels 1-3)

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Part 6

Retroclone

Adventures & Antagonists: Swords and Sorcery in a Dark Age of Fantasy (Streamlined 2E AD&D with elements from other editions)

Reflective Revision (a series looking over my decisions while writing up Adventures & Antagonists)

Introduction

Ability Scores, PC Races, PC Classes, and Alignment

Weapon and Skill Training, Money and Equipment

General Rules, Adventuring, Vision and Light, Time and Movement, NPCs, and Experience

Treasure, Encounters, and Combat

 

Reviews/Experiences

Alone Against the Flames

The Random Esoteric Creature Generator for Classic Fantasy Role-Playing Games and Their Modern Simulacra

First Experiences with Running “Beyond the Wall and Other Adventures”

Book Reviews

A

The Best of H.P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre

Clark Ashton Smith – The Dark Eidolon and Other Fantasies

The Complete Chronicles of Conan

Ravenor

 

B

Being a Green Mother

Ciaphas Cain - Saviour of the Imperium

Mistborn

The Hero of Ages

Night Lords Omnibus

The Well of Ascension

Wielding a Red Sword

 

C

The Black Company

Dragons of Autumn Twilight

Elantris

Elric: The Stealer of Souls

The Forty Rules of Love

On a Pale Horse

With a Tangled Skein

The Wraiths of Will and Pleasure

 

D

Dark Currents

The Way of Kings

Word Bearers Omnibus

 

F

Bearing an Hourglass

Orphan X

Written in Red

 

Video Game Reviews

A

Age of Wonders 3

Angband 4.0.x

Baldur’s Gate + Tales of the Sword Coast

Baldur’s Gate 2

Digital Devil Saga: Avatar Tuner

Digital Devil Saga 2

Monster Hunter: World

 

B

Bloodborne

Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin

Darkest Dungeon (see also Assorted Thoughts on Darkest Dungeon)

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen

Hollow Knight

Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness

Sundered: Eldritch Edition

Thea: The Awakening

C

Legbreaker

Miniature Painting

My First Miniature

My First Miniature – Completed!

 

Reaper’s Learn To Paint Kit #1 – Core Skills

Reaper’s Learn To Paint Kit #2 – Layer Up!

 

The Process of Painting Diaries

Arael, Half Elf Cleric

Dark Elf Warrior

Diva, the Blessed

The Grey Maiden

Lysette, Elf Wizard

Lysette, Elf Wizard (2)

Mind Eater

Nagendra Stalker

Necromancer

Prairie Tick Queen

Seoni, Iconic Sorceress

Skeleton Spearman

Skeleton Swordsman

 

Miscellaneous

Authors Give Back

Ebook Coupons! (expired)

Ebook Links (response to getting a shout out from The Wandering DMs)

The False Dichotomy of Plot Presentations

On the Concept of “Choice”

On 2 Years of Shouting into the Void

State of the Blog (2017)

Using Vampires (and Other Symbolic Monsters) in Fiction

 

Fitness

Convict Conditioning Book Review

 

Workout Recaps

July 30, 2017

August 6, 2017

August 13, 2017

August 20, 2017

August 27, 2017

September 3, 2017

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