You have to love the honesty of children. I received the type of feedback I needed on how they took to the tabletop gaming session. So let me set the stage briefly, I setup a short series of encounters and a quick story to give them a taste of the game and see how they would respond. As we were playing, and we had a hard stop because it was a school night, there were plenty of enthusiastic...
I’m about to embark on a journey which will carry me down a path I have not visited in years. My neighbor and good friend approached me today about getting a tabletop RPG, well, on the table. :) I’ve been asked to host a Dungeons and Dragons style game. And while I’m all for it and volunteered to have something setup for a holiday-edition game by Monday, I can’t help...
There is something truly amazing about the process of mentoring. You get to craft something intangible and wonderful in the makeup of another soul. And if it is done right, it is indeed a wonder to behold. You start with a concept. Simple, pure and innocent. You then introduce the individual to the concept sometimes plainly, sometimes abstractly. Then you plant seeds in them on how they...
Scratch one [year]
When one accomplishes a major milestone, it is usually a reason to feel jubilant or even celebratory. Today I feel neither despite the significant accomplishment that has finally fallen. And in the end, I can only look back at the last year of my life and wonder what the hell it was all for. Kicking, scratching, clawing - doing anything I can to make this project successful. Working incredibly...