The Best Stories I Wrote in 2020

Here are my 20 favorite items from 2020. Click, read, and share the awesome stuff I wrote for pixel and print about D&D, Tacoma, Renton, Defiance, Sounders and more.

Managing a multi-path epic campaign

One thing that I’ve found as a middle-age man with other hobbies and real-life concerns is that finding a regular group to play every single week is much more difficult than it was in my heyday of 1st edition AD&D during high school, college and the Army. The path I’ve chosen instead is an epic…

Session 6: Safety in stone, signs in the sky

This session was different. Up to this point there’s been some rather standard role-play. All that three tiers stuff – exploration, combat and social interaction in some balance. Each session’s balance was different, but most followed a particular pattern. Recap Introduce problem in the episode Try to solve the problem End in a place of…

Creating a new world

It comes with just a single question. What if? What if I started a new blog? What if we talked about fantasy fiction? What if the stories told coincided with a role-playing game? What if I set myself back two decades and cracked open Dungeons & Dragons again? What if the themes were strong adult…