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Reviews You Can Use: Artisan Dice

Hats off to Artisan Dice for letting us have a look at their Aeneus dice and their Mpingo (African Blackwood) dice.  Now in their fifth year of creating handcrafted dice for the discerning gamer, Artisan Dice continues to impress, as you’ll see from the photos included here. Here we have a wooden dice set that’s been created from Mpingo (more …

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Interview with Leo Normington Jr. of Maverick Games

Chief Games Officer James Carpio interviews Leo Normington Jr. President of Maverick Games about The Hunt and TSRs new partnership. JC: I’m happy to have with us today, Leo “Maverick” Normington of Maverick Games here on Multiverse. Back in the land they called the early 1990s, Leo brought to the table an incredible skirmish game called “The Hunt”. This dystopian …

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Q&A Today: Tom Knauss

It’s not every day that we get to enjoy seeing game designer Tom Knauss chime in on Perilous Vistas and all things gaming, so let’s do this, with relish. Q:  What impact does non-fantasy media have on your fantasy writing? TK: My father was an English teacher, so growing up I was greatly influenced by literature. I began reading Shakespeare …

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Book Retort: Elf Warfare

The Elegantly Deadly Dance that is Elf Warfare Written by John Diffley I’ll admit upfront, I have been a longtime fan of Osprey Publishing, especially their historical warfare series.  However, a few years back they started to offer Fantasy and Sci-Fi titles as well, and then branched out into wargames, and I fell in love all over again.  One of …

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Grodog’s 7 of the Best

grodog’s Song of Seven – The Mythic Worlds Builders by Allan T. Grohe Jr. (“grodog”) I selected my favorite seven worlds builders, each an architect of the imagination whose works span realms that I return to again and again—to read and rediscover them anew, and to lose myself within their lush, boundless vistas. Gary Gygax, David L. Arneson, Robert J. …

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Steve Keller of Tell Me About Your Character

Steve Keller started a website and podcast with short interviews with people telling him about their favorite character. The site launched in April, 2016, so is fast approaching its first year online. He is lining up interviews for Season 3. I volunteered to be an interview subject when I asked to interview him for Multiverse. You can find my interview …