Influental Women in the Gaming Industry: Christie Golden

Christie Golden joined Blizzard Entertainment in 2017 where she has become a senior writer for the company. Prior to that Christie made a career of writing. She has written fifty novels and even more short stories.   A native of Atlanta Georgia Christie was born in 1963.  She spent most of her young life inContinue reading “Influental Women in the Gaming Industry: Christie Golden”

Dungeon Crawling: My First Hero

…Or Dungeons and Dragons for Beginners. So you want to play Dungeons and Dragons, but you don’t know where to begin. There are so many books, so many rules, and so many choices that the options can be a bit overwhelming. Fear not for I shall simplify it for you. Before you worry about whatContinue reading “Dungeon Crawling: My First Hero”

Oresan’s Magnificent Foes: The Necromancer Dance Party…

You step gingerly into the dust covered room of the depths below. You’ve entered a long forgotten temple. As you scan the room for dangers you notice above you a faint light flickers into existence. The orb pulses lightly. Suddenly brilliant prismatic light pours outward in swift moving rays. The room comes alive. Near theContinue reading “Oresan’s Magnificent Foes: The Necromancer Dance Party…”

Influental Women in the Gaming Industry: Ember Moon

Every group needs a war goddess. Someone who embodies skill, honor and heart. Or other such values that people hold dear. We nerds have such a goddess, her name is Ember Moon and she is currently battling her way through the WWE. Yes, a professional wrestler. Some of you may not know her or muchContinue reading “Influental Women in the Gaming Industry: Ember Moon”

You’re Not Alone: My Tribe

I’m sitting here listening to Danny Don’t You Know by Ninja Sex Party for the millionth time. If you haven’t heard the song, you should give it a listen. There are a few lines that always hit close to home for me but it reminded me that I was supposed to write something for Vanri.Continue reading “You’re Not Alone: My Tribe”

How Gaming has Helped Me Cope with Bullying

Be sure to join Real Women of Gaming for their 4th annual Anti-bullying fundraiser, You’re Not Alone on July 21st. The event takes place from 10am-9pm at Uncanny Comics and More in the King of Prussia Mall. You can also catch the event at mixer.com/realwomenofgaming and twitch.tv/realwomenofgaming. I was bullied my whole childhood. We neverContinue reading “How Gaming has Helped Me Cope with Bullying”

Dungeon Crawling: The Adventurers League

Dungeons and Dragons is a social game. Sure, you can play video games based on the source material that is solely single player, but at its core it’s meant to be enjoyed with friends. Sadly there are those among us who have no friends to play with. What do they do? First off, I suggestContinue reading “Dungeon Crawling: The Adventurers League”

Oresan’s Magnificent Foes: The Bloodsail Scavenger!

Arrrr me matey! You be seeking some sunken treasure in the depths of the deepest darkest oceans? Well pirate captain Oresan has a story for you… ::cough:: ::Clears throat:: Weird. Sorry about that. Sometimes national talk like a pirate day is every day… If you couldn’t tell I’m going to talk about a foe IContinue reading “Oresan’s Magnificent Foes: The Bloodsail Scavenger!”

Adventure Framework Part 3: The Pillars of the Adventure or The Art of Leaving Blanks.

We built this city on Rocks and Rolls. We did! It’s the parody that plays in my head on a nearly endless loop whenever I think of a completed adventure. Following my methods from the previous articles allow you to do just that: make a city. We made a city full of foundations, roofs, and above allContinue reading “Adventure Framework Part 3: The Pillars of the Adventure or The Art of Leaving Blanks.”

Top 10 D&D Foes (You Probably Already Heard Of).

You gather your party and head into the darkest depths of the dungeons. The sirens song of fame and riches pulls you ever deeper. In a particularly dark corner you and your companions turn the corner and are met by a massive unblinking eye, glowing yellow in the dark. As you reach for your weaponContinue reading “Top 10 D&D Foes (You Probably Already Heard Of).”