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Some of the greatest breakthroughs in science were the result of accidents...  But what about gaming supplements which started out as an adventure? A couple years back, James Raggi ran a campaign to publish some adventures (p...
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The Misfit Squadron was called into action again!  Back in February of this year, I had the pleasure of trying and playing a build for X-Wing Miniatures with surprising success given the build and the fact that these ships do...
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There are many things that can make a gaming book, supplement, or adventure stand out for a gamer.  For me, it always comes down to diverse utility beyond the scope of what may have been originally intended or simply the ease...
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My history with the Superhero Genre in RPGs has been considerably more limited compared to Fantasy and Sci-Fi.  I first picked up the Marvel Super Hero Basic set (revised) published by TSR back in 1991 and, subsequently, the ...
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Just over 24 hours left for this very interesting Kickstarter promising to produce a very useful and specialized dictionary for writers and designers alike. Produced by Chenault & Gray Publishing, the parent company to Troll ...
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With everything going on, I have not been painting as much as I would like.  Hell, there are a lot of things I would like to be doing and don't get to do as much as I would like.  However, I still paint when I can.  Every now...
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About 15 years ago, Troll Lord Games published a large adventure module for the d20 OGL for D&D (3rd Edition).  They have since moved away from that system to concentrate on Castes & Crusades and the SIEGE engine mechanic but...
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Last year, I participated in the Games & Gears Kickstarter and began to use their Ichiban Studio Pro Line Brushes I got from it almost exclusively.  You can read my initial thoughts about them HERE.  Many readers have read th...
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The past few weeks, a lot more time has been taken away from my typical schedule to do things like writing, painting, and my various other projects. I've been doing wedding invites. I've designed and produced all that I need ...
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The Katana Freehand Brush was part of the Games & Gears Ichiban Studios Kickstarter than ran last year.  Now I've had my brushes and have been using them since last summer (I give an initial review of them HERE).  At some poi...
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A Role Playing Game developer and hobby enthusiast, I own Arcana Creations and work in partnership with Brave Halfling Publishing.  Between publications and my actual day job, I love gaming and have been playing various pen and paper RPGs for around 25 years now.
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Weekend R&R: The Seclusium of Orphone of the Three Visions
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Some of the greatest breakthroughs in science were the result of accidents... But what about gaming supplements which started out as an adve

Stalagmite Painting Guide
arcanacreations.blogspot.com

With everything going on, I have not been painting as much as I would like. Hell, there are a lot of things I would like to be doing and don

Weekend R&R: Role Aids - Dragons
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The Role Aids line published by Mayfair Games was in some ways, ahead of its time. Some people love the material, others disliked it, and fo

Sword & Wizardry Appreciation Day: 2015
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Well, tomorrow is Sword & Wizardry Appreciation Day but I've had a bad week this week. With so many things going on at my regular 9-5 and a

X-Wing Miniatures Battle Report: 'Misfit Squadron' Rematch!
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The Misfit Squadron was called into action again! Back in February of this year, I had the pleasure of trying and playing a build for X-Wing

Kickstarter Reminder: The Lost City of Gaxmoor (C&C)
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About 15 years ago, Troll Lord Games published a large adventure module for the d20 OGL for D&D (3rd Edition). They have since moved away fr

Weekend R&R: A Red & Pleasant Land
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There are many things that can make a gaming book, supplement, or adventure stand out for a gamer. For me, it always comes down to diverse u

Games & Gears Ichiban Studios Pro Line Brushes - 9 Months Later
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Last year, I participated in the Games & Gears Kickstarter and began to use their Ichiban Studio Pro Line Brushes I got from it almost exclu

Weekend R&R: Games & Gears Katana Brush
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The Katana Freehand Brush was part of the Games & Gears Ichiban Studios Kickstarter than ran last year. Now I've had my brushes and have bee

Weekend R&R: Supers! Revised Edition
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My history with the Superhero Genre in RPGs has been considerably more limited compared to Fantasy and Sci-Fi. I first picked up the Marvel

Kickstarter Fullfilments and Wedding Invitations
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The past few weeks, a lot more time has been taken away from my typical schedule to do things like writing, painting, and my various other p

Kickstarter Reminder: The Storyteller''s Dictionary
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Just over 24 hours left for this very interesting Kickstarter promising to produce a very useful and specialized dictionary for writers and

Repackaging, Rebranding, and Recreating.
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No matter which way you cut it, it's recycling and while we are taught that recycling is a good thing, when it comes to producing gaming sup

Kickstart This: Storyteller's Dictionary
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The Masks of Nyarlathotep Companion has concluded today on Kickstarter, and the crowdfunding campaign for Victorious from Troll Lord Games i

Mostly Uneventful
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Sometimes after a long week of work and doing some running around, you just need to relax. That's what I did this past weekend which is why

Pushing Prices to The Edge
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There's a new Kickstarter in town that has gotten people who love miniatures excited. Then again, when isn't there a great miniature related

Mail Call: Bones II and a Few Thoughts...
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Just like another 14,963 backers, I was patiently waiting for my shipping from Texas courtesy of Reaper Miniatures. In what seems like ages

Weekend R&R: Mini Six
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I enjoy the d6 system and have said as much on repeated occasions. My first foray with the system would be though West End Games' classic St

Kickstart This: Masks of Nyarlathotep Companion
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While I am backing and supporting Troll Lord Game's latest Kickstarter for Victorious, there is another intriguing crowdfunding campaign tha

Mail Call: Rogue Mage Game Master's Guide
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Last Friday, Canada Post delivered my copy of the Game Master's Guide for the Rogue Mage RPG. By doing so, delivery was completed for one of