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Gaming in the Wild: A Clear Canvas

A funny thing happened when I cast off the shackles of the somewhat underwhelming experience we had going through Dungeons and Dragons’ “Princes of the Apocalypse” adventure module. As the internet does with its click-bait, “The Dungeon Master gave the players control, and you won’t believe what happened next…”

Gaming in the Wild: The End of the Apocalypse

Over the last year or more, my table at the Bracebridge Tabletop Gaming Community has been plodding their way through the Dungeons and Dragons adventure module “Princes of the Apocalypse.” After a meeting with the group, here is what we have decided…

Gaming in the Wild: Fundraising, EXPOSED!

A couple of weeks ago I dropped some news that the Bracebridge Tabletop Gaming Community was up to something. Here is an update of the something and the nature of it’s up…

Tomb Hidden in the Sands

Many of our fantasy worlds draw inspiration from the real world. Ancient Egypt has captivated the minds of the layman, scholar, and dungeon masters alike. Ancient tombs are one of the most exciting things discovered because much of the civilization they are a part of is hidden beneath the sands. They reveal information about civilizations […]

Gaming in the Wild: Class is in Session

I’m always amazed at the inter-dependency of all things. How the many different facets of our lives can impact and inform the others. How we are not just the sum of our parts, but an ongoing evolution of them, a constantly shifting picture. Sometimes, if we are carefully aware, we can make great use of […]

Ruins – Not So Dead Places

As the final riddle that Gollum gives Bilbo implies, time devours all things. Between natural disasters and war, cities and villages find their untimely demise. These dead places are the envy of archaeologists and scholars. If Indiana Jones taught us anything about archaeology, it is that it’s full of adventure.

Gaming in the Wild: The Beginning of Something

In my previous article, I hinted at a new undertaking that the Bracebridge Tabletop Gaming Community will be working towards. I feel that there is a time and a place for every organised group of enthusiasts of any kind to start asking themselves how they can give back to the world they live in. For […]

Libraries – Home to Adventure

The most powerful thing in the world is the imagination. It can make worlds and bring order or chaos to the world. When someone puts pen to paper it can take the imagination to entirely new places or inspire new ideas. So add a little bit of magic, throw in some adventurers, and you have […]

Gaming in the Wild: Where it began, and where will it go?

After one hundred posts for this amazing website, I’ve had a lot of great experiences in the world of gaming, and how I relate to the wider world beyond. In my thirty nine years, what has changed since I started writing these words?

Gaming in the Wild: Helping Hands Or, Up or Down?

Last week , I used my article to congratulate one of our contributors on the arrival of his first child. I also took the opportunity to muse on one of the ways that having a family has influenced the way I game. There are many other ways that a fundamental shift in your perception of […]