Book Golem!

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[This one’s for Darren.] A number of years ago I found this fig online. And immediately bought one. You can find him over at Black Cat Bases. (The bookcase is old HeroClix, from their Indoor Adventure Kit.) After some play he went to languish in the back of my cabinet for, well, years. Then about… Read more »

Dave Arneson, GOAT

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  I just watched Secrets of Blackmoor: It’s really good. Those guys remind me of when I first joined Trumpeter as a kid all those decades ago. This doc makes a nice complement to Rob Kuntz’s book Dave Arneson’s True Genius. I hope they do make Part 2.

About that Bar Fight

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I’ve made some headway in my ongoing mission to get into a Spaceport Bar Brawl. But first, let’s talk about the fantasy fights I’ve found. White Dwarf — bless ’em — have been particularly keen. They published four from Feb ’79 to July ’98. First, naturally, we have First Age D&D: Print the above brawl’s… Read more »

Remember, Remember the 5th of Moldvember!

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Today is November 5th. It’s Tom Moldvay‘s birthday. He’d have turned 70. Sadly we lost him when he was only 58. That’s him there, seated in the middle. [I was directed to this pic by my friend James Maliszewski (of Grognardia, Dwimmermount and The Excellent Travelling Volume).] Note the moustache. I’m celebrating mister Moldvay’s birthday… Read more »

Younger Sindbad

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For those of you who like your Giants in the Earth a bit leaner, here’s a younger Sindbad the Seaman. This version’s timed to possibly his second, but probably his third, voyage. Sindbad the Seaman-young01 If you really want to jazz him up you can give him a flying carpet or dancing scimitar or something…. Read more »