Rants and Raves

The Emotional Rollercoaster of Four Days

CW: In game referrence to child loss and suicide. It's been four months since I began the preparations to gather a committee of individuals to collaborate in running a new Gaming Convention in my small city of Nogojiwanong (Peterborough), Ontario. It's been four days since we publicly announced we were running the convention. Four days.… Continue reading The Emotional Rollercoaster of Four Days

Rants and Raves

The Return of the Half-Orc: Representative Diversity

In 1989 a subtle but sudden change happened in D&D when half-orcs were suddenly no longer a playable character.¬†Due to the "satanic panic" of the era, many tabletop RPG players were being condemned, games were being banned, people were having trouble with the law for simply sitting at a table and role-playing. So, to make… Continue reading The Return of the Half-Orc: Representative Diversity