Roleplaying – Emotional Experimentation

I’ve been reading a lot of blogs about roleplaying games of late. Blogs like The Angry GM, Ars Ludi (of West Marches fame), and The Alexandrian are blowing my little crop-topped mind pretty regularly. They’re writing stuff on a regular schedule that is opinionated, detailed, and high-quality. I’m learning a lot about the art form of Game Mastery, and I’m learning […]

On Role Playing Games

The first completely joyful memory I have is the night that I played my first role playing game. It happened during a formative period in my life.  My family left La Scie after the cod moratorium ended my dad’s bright dreams of becoming a full-time entrepreneur and sent him back to the classroom. Less than a year […]

Quantum Night by Robert Sawyer

In preparation for his upcoming visit courtesy of Avalon Expo 2, I’ve just read Robert Sawyer‘s book Quantum Night. It’s worth reading. Robert Sawyer is the definitive Canadian SF author. You could say he’s outshone in some ways by Margaret Atwood, and that’s true. But if you’re a reader and lover of science fiction, Sawyer’s got […]