January 31, 2020

Original Post

Upon reflection, I realized that I wasn't entirely clear about what I was doing with my post yesterday.  Those were obviously not entire adventures.  They were meant to be set-ups for adventure opportunities that could be fleshed out later on.  It was the r...

January 30, 2020

I had a bit of spare time today, so I set a challenge for myself: hit the "Random Trope" button on TVTropes and come up with something interesting for use in D&D based on the result.  At best, it'd give lead to some neat ideas.  At worst, it should be worth a laugh....

January 27, 2020

After doing some modicum of research and seeing that Joe Manganiello had acted on the show True Blood, I started thinking about why I bounced so hard off of that (as well as its source novel, Charlaine Harris's Dead Until Dark).  Taken on their own merits, I think both...

January 26, 2020

Dan Collins and Paul Siegel of The Wanderings DMs YouTube channel have been gracious enough to give my e-books a shout-out on their show, so I wanted to put up a post of convenient e-book store links for anyone who heard about my work from there.

Deceit (Amazon | Smashwo...

January 26, 2020

Part 2

Alright, tables and talking are all well and good, but let’s put this thing to the test with some examples, shall we?  Take my word for it that I’m running through the examples by actually working through the previous posts, so nothing is contrived to show off or...

January 25, 2020

Part 1

Carrying on from the previous post, the goal here is to come up with a pool of NPCs who have enough color built in to make this list more meaningful than just rolling on general random NPC trait tables, yet still allow enough freedom to be adapted to the overall v...

January 25, 2020

Well, I ended up preoccupied for the last few days, so I'm calling it in at only three workouts for this week.  Having back-to-back abbreviated weeks isn't something that I'd wanted to do, but some things take higher priority.


Type: Pass/Fail

One-arm Pull Up Negativ...

January 23, 2020

The Fear of a Black Dragon podcast made an episode talking about the module Scenic Dunnsmouth, and unsurprisingly, their discussion turned to how much replayability the module actually has and whether it could be used as a basis for random generation of more villages....

January 19, 2020

I'm dealing with a medical emergency, so excuse the briefness.


Type: Pass/Fail

One-arm Pull Up Negatives - 2 sets of 3, each side (pass)

Fingertip Push Ups - 2 sets of 16 (pass)

Pistol Squats, both hands behind me - 2 sets of 8, each side (pass)

Bonus: 2 sets of 6 Supe...

January 18, 2020

Rating: A
Length: 370 pages, standard paperback page size, standard paperback font size

Making my way through the pulp authors of yore, the next one on my list was Clark Ashton Smith (how surprising, I know).  I'd heard that his contemporaries (like H.P. Lovecraft and Fr...

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