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Being a Dungeon Master helps in being a Teacher

1988 was a significant year in my then rather young life: For one, I would go on a student exchange with the USA (Hill-Murray School, to be precise) later that year Some of my longest-lasting friendships began that year I started fantasy role-playing, Dungeons & Dragons and the Lone Wolf …

Turns out, I am a wizard!

Some of you may know this running gag in the Role Playing Game Community: Everybody wants to know what they would look like on a character sheet or what role they would have as themselves in the game of their choice. I just recently came across a site (linked below) …

Cthulhu in Power Armour

As a role player with 26 years of experience in the field, I can honestly say, this is an encounter no player would forget. And just to make this clear, even without power armour (in case you were unaware), Cthulhu is impossible to beat.

The Non-Euclidean Æthercast #17: Yelling Fanboy Edition and RPC 2013 in Cologne

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:43 — 9.5MB) | EmbedFollowing up on yesterday’s blog post, here’s my podcast on my visit to the Role Playing Convention in Cologne last Saturday. Also, I am talking about the Steampunk Soirée which followed the Convention in the evening and the …

From the Dawn of my Roleplaying Days

2013 is my 25th year as a role player. I started with D&D and various solo role-playing games. The very first solo adventure book I bought was Flight from the Dark by Joe Dever, the first book of the long-running Lone Wolf series. I became and still am a massive …

On Roleplaying, Steampunk and otherwise

As the regular reader of my blog might know, I am a role player. I have been for the last 22 years (23, come to think of it). I have played most of the popular systems and some more obscure ones.Role playing games changed my life. Really. I was stuck …

Crossovers

It has been a while now since I posted something Cthulhu Mythos related. This is an almost unbearable situation. Fortunately, this post concerns the Mythos, this makes the situation more bearable. Back in the early 1990’s when I read H.P. Lovecraft for the first time (I was in my late …