Tag Archives: Fantasy

The COVID Ages? More like Dungeons & Dumbasses

It’s a good thing dragons aren’t (or weren’t) real. I could imagine this happening but over the years, I’ve learned through books and documentaries that the people from the Dark through Middle Ages weren’t as stupid or superstitious as we … Continue reading

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Now seating Baggins, party of four

I would expect to see this at the Elrond’s Rivendell Bar & Grill but it was at my first visit to the Furniture Mall of America. The bigger shock was that this rather unique, impractical setup had sold tags on … Continue reading

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RIP Richard Donner

What a great run Richard had! He started by directing TV shows: good stuff, namely  The Twilight Zone‘s “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet” and dreck, Gilligan’s Island. Then he did several movies but the one that got him rolling was The Omen, don’t … Continue reading

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This month’s über-nerdy header

June 1981 is when I really plunged into Dungeons & Dragons, or as the world has come to know it…D&D. There was a prologue to my 40-yeard-old hobby. After Xmas Break 1980-81, there was a new kid in my seventh-grade … Continue reading

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Disenchantment shirt that’s overdue

In honor of Disenchantment‘s third season kicking off this weekend, I finally remembered to post a good shirt someone made via TeePublic. I need to do some more research to see if any more gear has been made of this show. … Continue reading

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RIP Sean Connery

2020 just couldn’t take a break could it, can’t let us enjoy a limited Halloween and have a little pause before the shitstorm election. I know Sean was 90ish yet I didn’t know he had been ill recently. I’m glad … Continue reading

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I hope the king doesn’t kill the messenger

Wizk!ds is another reason why I wish I could live another 20-30 years. Their painted/unpainted miniatures for D&D and other roleplaying games. Man, when I was much younger with more time to enjoy gaming, we didn’t have such a good … Continue reading

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Brownie the Dragon!

Brownie demonstrating a cat law…’if I fits, I sits,” as she takes up residency in the Playmobil castle I gave Aaron and Robin for the 2019 holidays. Such a funny little creature.

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RIP Iam Holm

Ian will be remembered by me for all the support characters he provided to numerous favorite movies of mine. The duplicitous science officer Ash in Alien, the rival restaurant owner Pascal in Big Night, Bilbo Baggins in Lord of the Rings, greedy head … Continue reading

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A flying ship!

With the return of the Eberron Campaign (a pseudo Steampunk world) to D&D comes the awesome minis to flesh out that world! I do have the core book explaining it but regardless, I had to have this sky boat. Being … Continue reading

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Rocketman

When it comes to a Biography or Auto-Biography movie, this is more like it! Right away the tagline says, “The only way to tell his story is to live his Fantasy.” Even if it weren’t Elton John, this should’ve been … Continue reading

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Hero Forge is now at Beta for color!

I received the e-mail yesterday and couldn’t wait to experiment with the color palettes from my contribution via Kickstarter. Hero Forge was already impressive with their customization to create the mini you want to represent your character. Now you can … Continue reading

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Disenchantment characters remade seriously

My friend Steve (or as I refer to him as Stvee) did these “serious takes” on six key characters from my fave Disenchantment as part of a recent art challenge. I threw in some extra money toward his Kickstarter for going … Continue reading

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Onward: Streaming at best

One upside the Pandemic has given us, Disney moving this mediocre Pixar movie to Disney+ since movie theaters are shuttered indefinitely. I was glad because I saved money, Alamo isn’t cheap when anything doesn’t deliver. The first warning sign I … Continue reading

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D&D joke, January 2020 edition

The joke in this story is universal on the surface because everybody knows how a screw you gag works or the M Night Shama-lamma twist. Go ahead, read it first before continuing. I think the closest mainstream example to the link would … Continue reading

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