Monthly Archives: April 2012

Who I want to see in the next Avengers movie

Next Friday, the surefire smash success The Avengers hits theaters. The current roster is Iron Man, Thor, Hawkeye, Black Widow, Captain America, and The Hulk. For those who don’t/didn’t read the Avengers comic, ¬†nearly every hero in the Marvel universe … Continue reading

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Misadventures in Mountaineering

My father recently let me borrow the book A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson. The book details Mr. Bryson’s efforts to walk the entirety of the Appalachian Trail during the spring/summer of 1996. I devoured the book, enthralled … Continue reading

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What’s My Motivation?: Differentiating between what the player wants, and what the character wants in an RPG setting

As a sometime Dungeon¬† Master (DM) for Dungeons and Dragons 4th edition, I have trouble coming up with enticing reasons for the player characters (referred to as toons) to pursue certain objectives/goals/etc. You can dangle a carrot all you want, … Continue reading

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