While literal storms have kept me busy recently clearing snow from my house and stressing over the state of my ice rink, a figurative storm
Month: January 2019
I should probably stop posting reactions to Fear of a Black Dragon until I’ve gotten through all the episodes. It seems inevitable after posting some
A Game by Any Other Name
Continuing my posts inspired by listening to the podcast Fear of a Black Dragon, today I again heard them use the term “trad game” and
Fear of an Old School Podcast
I’ve mentioned the podcast Fear of a Black Dragon several times in my blog now. I’ve noticed they have a really tight format that they
But is it Old School?
So I’ve been listening to Fear of a Black Dragon a lot recently, and it’s brought to the forefront of my brain a question that
Tournament of Horrors
OK, time to talk about the Tomb of Horrors tournament module, and how it compares to the later publicly available module (S1). Let me be
One of the hardest things to do in gaming is simply to get everyone to show up at the same time. In that light, it’s
In a Galaxy Far, Far Away
Having finished the Warhammer Enemy Within actual play recordings, I’ve started listening to the Fear of a Black Dragon podcast on my drive to work.
Credit Where Credit’s Due
As D&D historians, one of our favorite topics to constantly rehash is the collaboration and eventual schism between the game’s co-creators Gary Gygax and Dave