Mental Health (and Giant Robots)

I had a rough night last night. That’s a pretty universal feeling, right? The world being what it is right now, I imagine a lot of people are having rough nights. I received some unpleasant news and, well, it sent me into a bit of a tailspin. For those of you who aren’t familiar withContinue reading “Mental Health (and Giant Robots)”

Mobile Suit Gundam, Episode 3 – Vote to Attack

We’re on to the third episode of Mobile Suit Gundam! After the initial pair of episodes, the stage is finally set, with all the major players introduced. This is our first real look at what a ‘normal’ episode of the show will be like. We start by checking in with Captain Paolo, who has stillContinue reading “Mobile Suit Gundam, Episode 3 – Vote to Attack”

Bravely Default II Demo: A Beautiful Challenge

I grew up on the Final Fantasy franchise, so I love a good turn-based JRPG. One of the most memorable recent entries in the JRPG canon was the Nintendo 3DS game Bravely Default. It was a turn-based RPG with a Job Class system – what a godsend! It was even published by the same folksContinue reading “Bravely Default II Demo: A Beautiful Challenge”

Explorer’s Guide to Wildemount: Player Options

I had some time the other day to read through Chapter 4 of the exciting new Dungeons & Dragons setting book, Explorer’s Guide to Wildemount. As much as I love new setting info (after all, I am usually DM for my group, so any new DM tools are appreciated), the first thing I gravitate towardContinue reading “Explorer’s Guide to Wildemount: Player Options”

Mobile Suit Gundam, Episode 2 – Destroy Gundam

It’s Monday, which means it’s time for another review and recap of an episode of Mobile Suit Gundam! This week, we’re jumping into episode 2, “Destroy Gundam,” which opens up with the continued siege of Side 7 by Char’s Musai battleship. Once again, the show let’s you know it’s not going to pull punches –Continue reading “Mobile Suit Gundam, Episode 2 – Destroy Gundam”

What Kind of Monster Are You?!: Aarakocra

Alright, full disclosure: today’s post was supposed to be about the new player options presented in The Explorer’s Guide to WIldemount. Unfortunately, I didn’t get as much time to look over the Wildemount book as I’d have liked, so I wasn’t able to get that post written just yet. I’ll certainly be discussing that bookContinue reading “What Kind of Monster Are You?!: Aarakocra”

D&D: Starting A Campaign

One of my favorite pastimes is playing Dungeons & Dragons with my friends. I’ve been playing tabletop role-playing games for about a decade at this point; I started with 4th Edition D&D before moving on to Pathfinder and, finally, back to D&D for its 5th Edition. In that time, I’ve almost always played the roleContinue reading “D&D: Starting A Campaign”

Mobile Suit Gundam, Episode 1 – Gundam Rising

We see the Earth, adrift in space. The sun peeks over the horizon, outlining the planet in a corona of light. The image begins to flash as music starts to play. As the word ‘Gundam’ rises into view, we hear, “Moegare! Moegare! Moegare, Gundamu!” Thus begins the first episode of Mobile Suit Gundam, one ofContinue reading “Mobile Suit Gundam, Episode 1 – Gundam Rising”