Games Created by Women: Conquests of Camelot

Camelot. Merely saying the name brings fond memories and images of magic for many people. Camelot has been the standard for all things that are good in the world.  In 1990, a new game hit the not-so-ye-olde streets. Conquests of Camelot is a historical role-playing adventure. Christy Marx gave her talents as both the writerContinue reading “Games Created by Women: Conquests of Camelot”

Dungeon Crawling: Bards

Lords, Ladies, Lads, and Lasses, today I present my take on Bards. A class I have never played. You may ask, “How the heck can you have an opinion on Bards if you’ve never played one?!” Easy, I’ve played along side them, and I’ve DM’d for them. The Bard class is a charisma based spell caster,Continue reading “Dungeon Crawling: Bards”

Starting Players on the “Right” Foot: A Dungeon Master’s Guide.

Over a decade ago, there was a defining moment that would shape my Dungeon Mastering career. The moment that nearly all tabletop gamers share has long been burned into my psyche. A reminder. Thinking about it now: my hands clench into a fist, my heart skips a beat, my brow furrows. I feel a swellingContinue reading “Starting Players on the “Right” Foot: A Dungeon Master’s Guide.”

Women were a rarity, A Guest Post

Hi there, everyone!  I was asked by my friend Crymson Pleasure to write up a guest post about women in gaming. A little about myself first.  I have been playing tabletop RPG’s since around 1985-86, Magic: The Gathering from 1993, and MMORPG’s since 1999 with Everquest being the one I have played the longest.   WhatContinue reading “Women were a rarity, A Guest Post”

Unfinished Business

‘Actually, we have a lot of games that we haven’t finished,’ I say as I am going over a shamefully long list in my head of games we have started but never finished.

Don’t stand in the green stuff and heal the tank…

When you first approached me about the topic the idea sparked a lot of immediate emotions. Both as a gamer and a game developer it kind of angers me a bit that women still aren’t really ‘meshed’ into the community just the same way men are. For a guy to come into any game roomContinue reading “Don’t stand in the green stuff and heal the tank…”

Dragon Age: Inquisition

So, I have been waiting so impatiently for Dragon Age: Inquisition to be launched. I even blew through Dragon Age 2 in 3 days to prepare for it. I’ve loved the entire series. Origins is still one of my favorite games of all time. I can’t wait to play through them all again, in order!Continue reading “Dragon Age: Inquisition”