Just a quick note. Due to some personal issues I won't be posting again until the 1st. Sorry for the delay
Month: March 2021
It’s All About the Trade, Part 2: Factories
I was thinking a bit more about factories in the City of Greyhawk last night and it occurred to me that some people might not understand the significance of having factories in the city as they've never worked in a factory, and might not know anyone who has, so they may not understand the sort… Continue reading It’s All About the Trade, Part 2: Factories
Let’s Read the City of Greyhawk Boxed Set: It’s All About the Trade
Greyhawk began it existence like many towns located along a river, as a trading town. For the City of Greyhawk their proximity to the great lake, the Nyr Dyv, made them a prime location for goods traveling from what would become the independent nations of Furyondy, Urnst, and Nyrond back to the heart of the… Continue reading Let’s Read the City of Greyhawk Boxed Set: It’s All About the Trade
‘Eschatus’ by Bruce Pennington (1976)
‘Eschatus’ Bruce Pennington (1976) I've been staring at this piece all morning. Absolutely mesmerizing. This is the sort of feeling I want in my D&D games. I want the world to feel big, and epic. I want people to be excited to face evil and to see how they can save the world. I want… Continue reading ‘Eschatus’ by Bruce Pennington (1976)
How I Pick a Pre-Made Advenute
I find the cover I like best and then go with it. I know it's superficial, vapid, and a terrible idea but if the cover grips my imagination then I can't wait to start reading the adventure. So far I've had lots of fun that way. How about you?
What even is this game?
I tried looking up this game when I saw the advertisement and couldn't find anything. Anyone know anything about it?
Notes from the Feb 25 Hasbro Investor Event
Some fascinating news game out of the February 25, 2021 investor event put on by Hasbro. Here are some of the most interesting points to come out of the event in my eyes Hasbro earned more than $1,000,000,000 in e-commerce sales. This is a remarkable achievement of marketing to grow this avenue of business as… Continue reading Notes from the Feb 25 Hasbro Investor Event
Notes from the Q4 Hasbro Earnings Conference Call
On February 8, 2021 Hasbro held it's regular conference call from management on the financial health of their business. Some quotes have been making their way out of the report lately so I decided to take a moment and read through them myself. Below are the highlights I found worth digging more into. For the… Continue reading Notes from the Q4 Hasbro Earnings Conference Call
A look at the Goblins of 1982
I've often thought of goblins as these sorts of cowardly beasts abused by more powerful humanoids, but recently I came across an article by Roger E. Moore, ". . . but no least: The humanoids Goals and gods of the kobolds, goblins, hobgoblins, & gnolls," that has begun to change my mind on the subject.… Continue reading A look at the Goblins of 1982
Let’s Read The City of Greyhawk, Part 2: Climate
The text states: The city is not subject to the extremes of the weather across the Flanaess. This fact is important to the poorer denizens of the Slum Quarter, who often must sleep without a roof over their heads . . ."Niles, 3 This seems to imply that the City of Greyhawk is home to… Continue reading Let’s Read The City of Greyhawk, Part 2: Climate