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A short Q&A with Whitney “Strix” Beltrán, co-creator of Bluebeard's Bride

Bluebeard’s Bride is a game that I have been following from a distance with a good deal of excitement. Co-designed by three awesome women, Bluebeard’s Bride is an amazing tabletop game of feminine horror, and is… 1,339 more words

Tabletop RPGs

New Blood For the Old Ceremony

One of the things which I think White Wolf and their successors in Onyx Path were actually quite good at, when they put their minds to it, was in providing interesting alternate modes of play in their various games through supplements. 1,961 more words

Tabletop RPGs

Conquest of the Sphere: Blast from the Past

While searching for some old drawings, I came across a stash of notebooks.  What did I find inside but the handwritten version of my very first… 201 more words

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Curse of Strahd continued, problems with gender and mental illness [CW]

In my last post, I took a look at the troublingly racist depictions of the Vistani (who are crypto-Romani) and “mongrelfolk” in the iconic Ravenloft D&D adventure Curse of Strahd that was republished for D&D 5th Edition. 3,639 more words

Sexist Character Designs

Curse of Strahd: correctly labels Strahd an abuser, yet troublingly racist

Several months ago, I got an email from a reader – Daniel – who asked me if I would be willing to take a look at the republished Curse of Strahd for D&D 5th Edition, because he was concerned about how Curse of Strahd depicted the Vistani – who are a thinly veiled analog of the Romani people. 2,407 more words

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Artist Seeks Patronage

This website exists for several reasons.  Obviously, it is a showcase for some of my written work, be it reviews or fiction.  I also like to post about some of my travels, including pictures of places I’ve been.   680 more words

Random Encounter Table for the Underworld

Inspired by Ancient Egyptian mythology of the Underworld, today’s inspiration is a random encounter table: 247 more words

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