My First GenCon

I’d heard about GenCon for a couple of years thanks to new friends made while being in and on streams. Lots of nerdery and good times to be had. Comics, board games, tabletop games, and good times with friends. It seemed cool and something that I might try in that ever distant “one day”, but… Read more My First GenCon

A Word on WotC

This entry is going to be heavy in stream-of-consciousness writing. I will try as hard as I can to get keep this readable. The recent revelations of long-standing issues and their impact at Wizards have left us all a bit of a wreck. Partly because we treat companies like people but also because of nostalgia… Read more A Word on WotC

Deconstructing OHAH

With all of the discourse around trying to pick a system – D&D or otherwise – to tell a particular story, I’ll take a story I’ve worked on refining for the last three years. The story of Of Hand and Heart (OHAH). I’ve chronicled different things about the story and the journey it’s been here,… Read more Deconstructing OHAH

Tabletop System Exodus Advocate OR Say What You Want, but Don’t Be Ableist…

With events at Wizards and Hasbro being what they are, more than a few people have opted to move away from Dungeons & Dragons as their primary material for creating games and are looking to other systems. This is a good thing and means more options for experiences in the space. They are also asking… Read more Tabletop System Exodus Advocate OR Say What You Want, but Don’t Be Ableist…

Community Praxis

Praxis is the process by which a theory, lesson, or skill is enacted, embodied, or realized. Praxis may also refer to the act of engaging, applying, exercising, realizing, or practicing ideas. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Praxis_(process) One of the things that I find to be true across my experiences in tabletop discourse is that while there are a lot… Read more Community Praxis