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Warband, A Small Apocalypse World Hack

Dungeon World is not a perfect game. My group and I have run played many sessions of the 2012 RPG, from campaigns to one-shots, and we have enjoyed them all. That being said, the game is not without its shortcomings, which only became more apparent after playing other games Powered…

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Choose Your Own D&D Game

When you’re a kid, you don’t realize how much you’re taking the concept of “reading for pleasure” for granted. Elementary school allows for plenty of opportunities to indulge in it, too. Book fairs, after-school reading clubs, and field trips to the local library (depending on the neighborhood) are just some…

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OSR and Freebooters on the Frontier

It’s difficult to pin down exactly what the Old School Renaissance (OSR), or the Old School Revival, is all about. To some people, it means playing a role-playing game, usually one inspired by D&D, in a particular way. Focusing on a player’s skill as opposed to their character’s numbers. Adventuring in a fantasy…

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Bonding with my Family Through RPGs

A Miserable Little Pile of Diverse Interests My first in-person gaming group was an eight-man party consisting of my brothers and my cousins. I had been hesitant to introduce them to the hobby; my experience at the time involved faceless strangers over the internet through play-by-posts and virtual tabletops. But one…

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Dungeons & Dragons in the Classroom

Being a Student in South Korea Wake up at 7 a.m., walk to school, sit through your morning lectures, attend your after-school classes, run around the neighborhood with your friends, walk home, eat a quick dinner, rally yourself for your second round of education with private tutors, and finally settle…

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