Dungeons And Dragons Lovers Need To Visit Jamestown

One of the best stories in all of Dungeons & Dragons is the tale of the Dread Gazebo, in which a storyteller’s group meets a gazebo and, not knowing what it is, assumes it’s a monster of some kind. The story has left me and probably plenty of other geeky people with a sincere affection…
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Beware The Dread Gazebo, Slayer Of Multitudes

I bought a teapot shaped like one of the most terrible, frightening monsters in the entire Dungeons & Dragons monster list. Yes, it is a frightening object, far more terrifying than the most evil, fiery dragon than you can imagine. It probably is even more fearsome than the tarrasque, although I wouldn’t want to meet…
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Hating The Player, Hating The Game

I’m very definitely not picking a political side here, but I do want to bring to your attention this: a political advertisement attacking a candidate for playing World of Warcraft. Not for being an addict, not for ignoring her life to play. Just for playing it. I don’t know where to begin. I don’t know…
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Alarming Trends, And Mr. Rogers

I never watched much children’s television as a child. At a young age I considered myself too old for a lot of TV shows, such as Sesame Street, because it seemed to be trying to teach me letters and numbers when I could already read and count. And books were far more interesting than television,…
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Pants-Wearing Killer: An Addition

Apparently pants-wearing spree killer Anders Breivik actually played World of Warcraft as time off from planning his killing spree, not as a way to plan it. The news story got it wrong. In fact, most of the entities covering the trial took that same exact slant. Plus, there’s even quite a bit of confusion on…
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