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Mike Myler’s 7 of the Best: When Muppets Run Amok!

Mike Myler’s 7 of the Best:  When Muppets Run Amok! Written by Mike Myler Good evening everyone! Today’s 7 of the Best is brought to you by the letter “M”. M is for maps, math, machines, Mike Myler, macchiatos, and (most importantly) MUPPETS! My family have been muppetheads forever. We’ve still got half the cast in the basement, I’ve probably gone …

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Simon Todd’s 7 of the Best: Unforgettable Films

Simon Todd’s 7 of the Best: Unforgettable Films Written by Simon Todd This is a list of 7 films that, on first watching them, dwelt in my mind for days afterward. I have not done any research into their plot beyond recounting my experience of watching them. What follows is based on memory alone. Eraserhead (1977) This film digs deep …

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Stephen Lee’s 7 of the Best: Inspirational Post-Apocalyptic

Stephen Lee’s 7 of the Best:  Inspirational Post-Apocalyptic Films and Television Shows for Tabletop RPG Adventures and Campaigns Written by Stephen Lee Welcome to a plethora of key films and television shows from across the ages that I found inspirational, in an Appendix-N sort of way. Are these good movies and television shows? Perhaps. It really depends on what you …

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Jeffrey Webb’s 7 of the Best: Inspiration For Writing Great Adventures and Campaigns

Jeffrey Webb’s 7 of the Best: Inspiration For Writing Great Adventures and Campaigns Written by Jeffrey Webb My Seven of the Best is geared toward the things that bring inspiration for the writing of great adventures and campaigns for my players.  The chosen 7 for this list are indicative of my favorite genres of game.  Sometimes I count “the best” …

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John Enfield’s 7 of the Best: Humor In Fantasy

John Enfield’s 7 of the Best: Humor In Fantasy Written by John Enfield When we think of high fantasy, we usually think of heroism, danger, wonder, horror, maybe even a bit of romance – but humor?  When done well, humor can be the best thing about a high fantasy story.  Here’re seven of the best examples of humor in high …

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Heidi Berthiaume’s 7 of the Best

Written by Heidi Berthiaume 7 of the Best – Fantasy Movies of the 80s At its most basic definition, Fantasy is Not Reality. This makes for a huge playing field from sword-and-sorcery, fairy tales, and mythology, to even ghosts and vampires. For the sake of these 7 of the Best Fantasy Movies of the 80s, I’m narrowing the scope to …

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Matthew Minnie’s 7 of the Best

Written by Matthew Minnie The Elric Saga by, Michael Moorcock One of the greatest fantasy series of all time. It tells the story of Elric, the last emperor of the once great empire of Melnibone. He has been born an albino, and is reliant on drugs or his demonic rune sword Stormbringer to maintain his health and vitality. The series …

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Kevin Birge’s 7 of the Best

Written by Kevin Birge I was ten years old when “Short People” went to number two in the country on the Billboard charts and made Randy Newman a household name for about a nanosecond. For most people, it was another of the decade’s signature novelty songs. Like “Disco Duck” and “Convoy“, the song burned white-hot as a single and for …

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Steven S. Crompton’s 7 of the Best

Written by Steven S. Crompton Much territory has been covered by other contributors to the 7 of the Best series, so I thought what I might do is try to pick seven lesser-known films that were a great influence on me in some way. Some of these films you will have heard of, others probably not. Perhaps this shall be …