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What do You do When Your Kid Can’t Stand You?

For my daughter the words, “Do you want to spend time with Daddy?” often elicit tears and shrieks. I don’t want to say she doesn’t like me, but I’m clearly not her favorite parent. 146 more words

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Pathfinder: City of Secrets #1

Following the conclusion of its first volume, the Pathfinder comic series went on a six-month hiatus. Then it returned in new, relaunched glory as Pathfinder: City of Secrets… 140 more words

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Ambush at the Oasis: A Pathfinder Encounter

Finalist, Lethal Lairs 2015 contest, KoboldPress.com

Ambush at the Oasis” is a CR 9 encounter for the Pathfinder Role-Playing Game. It is set in the  1,518 more words

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6 Reasons that Our Kids’ Futures are Looking Bright

Every generation thinks the next one is messing up the world. The irony, of course, is that the people who complain about young’uns these days are the same generation in control of most of the political and economic power. 21 more words

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Opportunities Abound for the Fantasy 1%

While most fantasy fiction limits magic use to the main characters, fantasy RPGs have a whole economy built up around them. A default RPG setting assumes that the PCs are one of many heroes, which means towns are likely to hold retired spellcasters who might provide services or even sell magic items to younger heroes. 105 more words

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Nitpicking Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (or Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone for we dumb Americans) is my favorite film from the Harry Potter series that I’ve seen because it’s the story that feels the most like an introduction to a magical world rather than yet another fantasy tale about a chosen one facing off against a great evil. 82 more words

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Nitpicking Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone


Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
(or Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone for we dumb Americans) is my favorite film from the Harry Potter… 1,283 more words

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