Of Trees And Servers

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Piercer, I hardly even knew her

Let’s talk about a classic D&D monster: the piercer.  For those who don’t know (c’mon, go get your monster manual…

More on Cleric Spells

Based on yesterday’s poll, I decided to actually compare side-by-side the OD&D magic-user spell progression and the Labyrinth Lord cleric…

Clerical Spell Progression

Earlier in the week I looked at the spell progression for magic-users across OD&D (O), B/X D&D (B), and AD&D…

More Gygaxian Wisdom

Here’s a nice bit I discovered in Cheers Gary which I wanted to expound upon: have observed the coddled…

Cheers Gary

While at GenCon this year, I made a donation to the Gygax Memorial Fund, and received a copy of a…

GenCon Auction

OK, finally the promised auction post.  I spent a lot of time at the auction this year.  I only really…

GenCon Numbers

The wikipedia article on GenCon includes the following chart showing growth of attendance over time: This year is not plotted…