The Mage’s Squad – 2

Ah, the single-class fighter in 3.5 Dungeons and Dragons. What a beast!As I related last time, I spent a large chunk of my 20s and early 30s messing around with the 3.5 D&D system, usually as a DM, but also as a player. When I was a player, I almost always chose to play single-class … Continue reading The Mage’s Squad – 2

The Mage’s Squad – 1

Last time we explored how a mage’s adventuring party can be used to form the core of an Archmage Lord’s personal security detail. This time, we shall dig into my notions of the kind of squad that a mage would probably want to assemble for themselves, should they have the choice.I am proud to say … Continue reading The Mage’s Squad – 1

On Fantasy – 3

Read part 1 Read part 2In the previous piece I introduced how fantasy roleplaying games began to shape my creativity and imagination in childhood. There is much more to say on this.It is a common marketing trope of roleplaying games that their only limit is your imagination. This, of course, is not true. Roleplaying games … Continue reading On Fantasy – 3

On Fantasy – 2

read part 1 In my first “On Fantasy” piece, I began exploring what fantasy meant to me in early childhood. How the entertainment I consumed shaped my capacity for imagination as well as the imagery I utilized.However, the single most important thing for my fantasies and imagined worlds, the foundation upon which all of it … Continue reading On Fantasy – 2