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Use of Gunpowder in TTRPG’s
Variant Rory makes his case for the usage and proliferation of gun powder in fantasy TTRPG settings.
TTRPGs with Children
Tabletop Role Playing Games (TTRPGs) have become one of my favorite ways to blow off steam. Hanging out with friends, making up a story: it’s almost like make believe! (Actually, It is exactly like make believe.) While TTRPGs have so many benefits such as leadership development and critical thinking, they are also just plain fun!
Our Approach to Game Reviews
Check out our approach to Game Reviews and what to expect in future posts!
International Hobbit Day
To celebrate this wonderful day of Hobbits, let’s take a look and see where these adventurous folk came from! International Hobbit Day is meant to celebrate the works of writer J.R.R Tolkien, author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. These works are also the first mention of Hobbits by this name, but given Tolkien’s affinity
Real Talk: Pricing Your Work
As a creator, getting paid for your work is great! Getting paid enough to turn a profit can be a little tricky though. I am here to help with that. For my Etsy shop, I use a combination of two pricing methods to price my work. Using a combination of these methods can help you
Enhance Ability Histories – Cannae
Welcome Variants, to a new series for the site, Enhance Ability Histories! Here we are going to be discussing historical battles, and how the outcomes of these conflicts might have been changed by the introduction of TTRPG style magic! I made an outline of the parameters for the series you can peruse by clicking here.
Meet Your Makers Part 2: CobblePath Games
Greetings again Variants, and welcome to another Meet Your Makers! We have another interview with the wonderful CobblePath Games of Locus fame to share with you. Check out the previous Meet Your Maker interview by clicking here! This time, the game setting is much less scary and significantly funnier with Stacks of Goblins. I asked our friends at
War Talk – Lances
Well met Variants, and welcome to another War Talk. Today we shall discuss the iconic weapon of the medieval knight, the lance. Since we clarified a few misconceptions about knights before here, let’s do the same with their weapons. Related: Origins of the Knight A lance is really just a fancy spear, and the earliest