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Monster Name Game: Flumph

Hey, I’m back with another Monster Name Game, where I take a picture and name of a classic Dungeons & Dragons monster and create a totally new monster from it. Because I love a challenge, I’ve decided to go with … Continue reading

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Monster Name Game: Fairy Dragon

There’s a game my brother Ian likes to play: he flips through some old role-playing book of monsters, randomly puts his finger on one of the creatures, and then invents a totally new being based only on the existing monster’s … Continue reading

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Power in Larps

I’ve played in more than my share of larps. That’s “live-action role-playing” for the layman. Role-playing games where you act things out instead of relaxing around a table, “improv acting with no audience” if you want to explain it to … Continue reading

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Putting on the Feathers 3: Bibliography

Here are all my referenced sources for Putting on the Feathers to assist those who desire further reading in that area. ______________________ Bibliography Bridges, Bill, developer. Werewolf Player’s Guide. Stone Mountain, USA: White Wolf, 1993. Brucato, Phil. Mage the Ascension … Continue reading

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Putting on the Feathers Part 2: Role-Playing Games

Here is the second half of the essay, where I bring in my own experiences of “playing Indian.” ________________________________________________ Putting on the Feathers Part 2: Role-Playing Games As has been shown, ever since the Europeans encountered the aboriginals, many Europeans … Continue reading

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Putting on the Feathers Part 1: Historical Context

  This is the first part of a research essay that I wrote for a history class. In this essay, I look at the fascination that Europeans and Euro-North Americans, myself included, have had with pretending to be North American … Continue reading

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