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Imagine Magazine, Issue 3: Looking Back

Way back in the early 1980’s, TSR was big, yet under fire from religious and parent groups. The company chose to expand to a division in the United Kingdom. It was from the offices of TSR-UK that Imagine Magazine spawned. Lasting only 30 issues, plus one special, Imagine started as half original, UK-only content and half-Dragon Magazine content. When the plug …

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Joe Manganiello From Magic Mike to Magic Missile

Actor Joe Manganiello may have gotten his big movie break by playing bully Flash Thompson in Sam Raimi’s  Spider-Man, but the truth is, he’s one of us geeks. Joe’s been tweeting for awhile about how he’s in talks with Wizards of the Coast and people in Hollywood to get a good Dungeons & Dragons movie made. The script that’s being …

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Book Retort: Quantum Teens Are Go #1

Written by Eric Bloat Quantum Teens Are Go is a comic that centers itself around a teenage couple, Sumesh and Natalie, who spend their nights breaking into technology companies, kicking robot security guard ass and stealing expensive tech. They spend their days drudging through the Hell that is high school and dealing with the judgmental annoyances who are their classmates.  …

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Book Retort: POSTAL #17

Written by Robert Smith Postal 17 (Or how I embraced my teenage power fantasy of replacing my father.) Postal is an ongoing comic series published by Top Cow. The creators of the comic are Matt Hawkins and Bryan Hill. This is now Bryan Hill’s sixth consecutive issue of Postal as the sole writer. Matt Hawkins was an original member of …

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The Princess Bride RPG-The Battle of Wits Comes to You

Toy Vault, a company that specializes in merchandise for many cult fandoms, announced the release of The Princess Bride RPG in 2017. Toy Vault isn’t new to creating games for The Princess Bride property having made Storming the Castle and Princess Bride-opoly. However, an RPG is branching out for the company, although they have some familiar names working on it. …

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30 Ways To Ring In The New Year

Before you do any of this, remember to roll a d30. Make toasts from a drinking horn, instead of a wine glass. Roll a d4, and make that many toasts. Scream a Klingon Death Howl for the end of the old year. Utter a quote from a Monty Python’s Flying Circus episode that you’ve never uttered before, and do it …

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Matt Forbeck’s 7 of the Best

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien Tolkien created the genre of epic fantasy with his Middle-earth cycle, and we tend to forget how silly elves and dwarves could be before he redefined them. The films are decent fun, filled with amazing visuals and decent acting, but the books are stunning. I was fortunate enough to be the developer of The …

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Ryan Devoto’s Devotion to World Building

This seems to be the year that miniatures come to the forefront of tabletop gaming. Stefan Porkorny of Dwarven Forge gets a documentary that’s made it to Netflix, 3d printing becomes more accessible with files available online and we get to see the epic expanse of Ryan Devoto‘s diorama. Much has already been said by other websites regarding the extent …