Post Profile






You Know You Were an 80s Gamer if…

This is a milestone month for me. We are expecting our third child to come any day now and I turn 40 this Saturday. I started gaming with the Moldvay Basic Set of Dungeons & Dragons, making this my 30th year of gaming as well! Given the fact that I need to lighten my load [...]
read more

share

Related Posts


Let's start blaming everything on Dungeons & Dragons again

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (2 years ago)

Remember how some religious folk back in the '80s thought that the role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons was satanic and destroyed kids' souls? Pat Robertson does (kind of), pointing out in this recent clip from The 700 Club that D&D...

Dungeons and Dragons Starter Set Is A Great Buy For Beginning Players

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (9 months ago)

We looked at the Dungeons & Dragons Basic Rules download some earlier, but now it is time to open up the new Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set. The Starter Set claims to be "Everything you need to start playing the world's greatest rol...

This '80s Dungeons & Dragons commercial makes it look satanic and lame

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (2 years ago)

We all know (or, of some cases, even remember) that a shocking amount of people thought the role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons was a direct pipeline to hell in the '80s, but this weird commercial for the table-top RPG probably did...

How My First Game Master Shaped My GMing Style

Toys & Games / Role Playing : Gnome Stew (3 years ago)

Many moons ago, when an old Hollywood actor was still serving his first term in the White House and Han Solo was still frozen in carbonite, I learned how to play Dungeons & Dragons (Moldvay) with an older friend. He ended up being D...

Classical Play: Niche Protection

Toys & Games / Role Playing : Gnome Stew (2 years ago)

Back in my early Dungeons & Dragons (Moldvay/Mentzer) gaming days I used to complain that D&D didn’t have a skill system, which was true, to quote Obi-Wan Kenobi, “from a certain point of view.” Looking at it another way, D&D did ha...

Comments



Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC