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Shopping for That One Nerdy Friend

It's that time of year where many people find themselves shopping outside their comfort zones in order to get the perfect (or at least acceptable) gift for that one nerdy friend. Whether it's a coworker you got assigned for Secret Santa, a grandchild who won't stop talking about... something (you're not sure what), or one of… Continue reading Shopping for That One Nerdy Friend

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Steps For Creating A Tabletop RPG Character

So you’ve found a group playing a tabletop RPG and you want to create a character. How exciting! You’re about to enter into one of the most engaging and creative social pastimes there is! However, it’s obvious that the rest of your new party has been playing once a week for years by this point,… Continue reading Steps For Creating A Tabletop RPG Character

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TGE Ep 37 – Plays: Pathfinder – Finale! Coups & Contracts

The time has come, our faithful listeners! It's our finale, Coups & Contracts! Our merry band of adventurers has found their way into the biggest battle they have ever faced! The journey ends here at the very place it began with the characters we met in our very first episode. Don't miss this exciting battle… Continue reading TGE Ep 37 – Plays: Pathfinder – Finale! Coups & Contracts

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Learning from Games: EV

I've been a tabletop gamer for most of my life.  My parents kept eternal stalwarts like Monopoly and Scrabble in the house for as long as I can remember.  After my first D&D game at 10 years old, gaming became a lifelong hobby.  Games help me and countless others learn valuable lessons that are applicable… Continue reading Learning from Games: EV

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TGE Ep 32 – Plays: Pathfinder – As the Raven Flies

Greetings, Adventurers! We return again to the depths of the Vastwood and find our characters traveling back toward civilization. Nictis Loath travels with our merry band of adventurers. As you'll remember from episode 8, we discovered Nictis the only living person among a community of powerful mage ghosts. Nictis berates our characters with questions about… Continue reading TGE Ep 32 – Plays: Pathfinder – As the Raven Flies

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TGE Ep 29 – Plays: Pathfinder – Nictis Loath

Greetings and salutations, fellow adventurers! Our last adventure saw our traveling band of heroes negotiate their way into the next part of the adventure. Trusting Hargath's instinct that the ghost wardens, Byron and Celeste, were protecting something of great and dangerous power, we are invited beyond the veil. In this episode, many secrets will be… Continue reading TGE Ep 29 – Plays: Pathfinder – Nictis Loath

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TGE Ep 27 – Plays: Pathfinder – The Haunted Murk

Greetings and salutations, fellow adventurers! Our band of merry role players continues their journey after taking out a small band of goblins in our last episode. After a successful fight full of magic fireballs and dopey goblins attacks, we rescue the half-elf commander, Vanya Brightmoor. She joins the group with little reservation after we risk… Continue reading TGE Ep 27 – Plays: Pathfinder – The Haunted Murk

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TGE Ep 25 – Plays: Pathfinder – Goblin Battle!

Did someone say goblin battle?! Episode 5 left our adventurers in a bit of a pickle. In fact, in the business, we call that a cliffhanger. After scouting out a Goblin camp, the group discovers that there is a survivor being held captive by the gang of goblins they followed after finding signs of the… Continue reading TGE Ep 25 – Plays: Pathfinder – Goblin Battle!

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TGE Ep 22 – Plays: Pathfinder – Denizens of the Vastwood

Denizens of the Vastwood: Episode 4 of The Keeper of the Dead Saga Greetings, Geeks! Have you been anxiously awaiting the next chapter in our journey? Wait no longer, dear adventurer! Episode 4 of our adventure takes our traveling band of would-be heroes deeper into the darkness of the Vastwood. We encounter more than a few… Continue reading TGE Ep 22 – Plays: Pathfinder – Denizens of the Vastwood