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Game Review – Flourish
Previous Next Flourish Flourish is my most recent game from Starling Games, the makers of Everdell. I was lucky enough to have found the Kickstarter campaign for Flourish a while back and, truthfully, all I needed to know was that Starling was behind the project for me to back it. After having countless hours of
World Building: Chariots of the Gods
How did life in your fantasy world begin? How did technology and society progress throughout the years? In some cases, the denizens of your world may have been guided by intelligence from other worlds. Today, I would like to talk about a possible origin for life and society in your fantasy world. The book Chariots
Real Talk: Credit Cards and Black Friday
Variant Liz provides some timely advice regarding Credit Cards during our holiday spending.
Port of Entry 2021 Recap
At the heart of Variant Ventures is the desire to “break down the gates that bar entry to the TTRPG hobby.” From this goal, Port of Entry was born, designed to make Dungeons and Dragons more accessible to new comers. Below you will find the 2021 collection of Port of Entry articles. It is my
World Building – Types of Kingdoms
Why are most fantasy kingdoms ruled organized as kingdoms? And what even is a kingdom and how does it work? As part of my ongoing world-building, I find myself asking this question often. First, let’s establish what a Kingdom is. Simply, it is a region or nation ruled by a monarch, usually titled as King
Artfol: New Artkid on the Block
Variant Izzie talks about Artfol- A new social media platform designs for artists to showcase their work and build a following!
Meet the Artisans: Power Word Yarn
Variant J interviews Liz from Power Word Yarn for this entry of ‘Meet the Artisans’ on the VV Blog!
Passive Income for Creatives
Variant Izzie discusses the importance of Passive Income, and provides several ideas to help you get started.