Archive for September 2009

Monster Manual review

Recently, I purchased the "Monster Manual" for Dungeons & Dragons 4th edition and had mixed feelings towards it. As I have stated in the past, I am a late adopter to 4th edition but, as they say, "better late than never".

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Jack Chick’s views on role-playing

Let me start out by stating that I have nothing against religion. I was a religion minor in college, and am myself a Christian. However, either Jack Chick is a nut-job or he is being satirical and no one gets it. How does Jack Chick relate to a blog about role-playing? Read on and find out.

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First 4th edition session

Last weekend, I ran the “Mists Of Madness” module from Goodman Games that I bought at Gen Con for my wife Katherine so that we could learn the rules. We got about half of the way through the module in our first session and did not have to look much up after about the first three encounters.

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Mea Culpa

So, I sit around corrected. Granted, this is not the first time that I have been wrong about something, even with regards to gaming. However, in this case, I believe that the confusion is justified.

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MapleStory MMORPG

Recently I started playing the MapleStory MMORPG, and it turned out to be a lot more fun that I had expected. I went into this endeavor figuring that the game was probably aimed at pre-teens and that I would blow a couple of hours on it just to see what it was like. Since it was free, I would just be out the time I spent downloading the client and playing it.

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