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I fought the law, and the law rolled a natural 20: staying off the grid in an RPG

If you’re a character in a roleplaying game, chances are you’re wanting by a government that doesn’t understand why you had to firebomb that warehouse full of cultists. So how do the PCs stay “off the grid”?

The crime of Dungeons and Dragons

News of a Wisconsin prison banning Dungeons and Dragons because it promotes gang activity has been flying through blogs and gaming communities this week. A friend passed along this humorous blog exchange about it: What Kinds of Crime Might Dungeons and Dragons inspire? by

Alienating the RPG voting bloc!

I’m back from Gencon—pictures and details in a future post. But this morning I’m just trying to wrap my brain around this quote from a recent John McCain press release: It may be typical of the pro-Obama Dungeons & Dragons crowd to disparage a fellow countryman’s memory of war from the comfort of mom’s basement, […]

Local comic book store owner shot

Wow. Reading this in the local newspaper this weekend was a bit of a shock: KENTWOOD — Friends of a comic-book store owner shot in an apparent robbery said they can’t understand why the shop would be a target. David Pirkola is in critical but stable condition in a local hospital, said Stephen Jahner, who […]