Plundering The Depths of Plunderlight

By Anthony “LibrariaNPC” DeMinico,  14 November 2018 “It’s okay to write in your book. It’s what the margins are for.” I had to stare at that line for a moment. I knew about this pitch before I read it in the book, but I still had to stare. The idea of writing in a book…

Vendetta in a Basket

By Engi, 05 November 2018 Remember, remember, the fifth of November… that we’re having breakfast. If you’re familiar with the movie V for Vendetta, you are mostly likely familiar with “The Fifth of November” poem recited by V in the movie.  When not planning the downfall of Chancellor Adam Sutler and the Norsefire Party, V…

On Becoming A God: Part-Time Gods 2E

By Anthony “LibrariaNPC” DeMinico,  31 October 2018 If you read my post about Scion: Origin two weeks ago, then you’ll already know why I like the idea of playing a human thrust into the world of myths in which the gods walk among the mortal populace, with hijinks ensuing as your own character slowly becomes…

The Beginning Of An Epic: Scion: Origin

By Anthony “LibrariaNPC” DeMinico,  17 October 2018 I frequently find myself gravitating to Scion and games like it (including The Dresden Files, Part-Time Gods, and City of Mist). There’s just something about playing someone gifted with powers beyond their imagination, often from a legendary being, and playing that growth from mere mortal to (possibly) becoming…

Mink the Satyr’s Take on Tohru!

Photography by A Peace of Light What is a “Tohru” and why did you cosplay her? Tohru is from an anime called Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid.  I first caught wind of it in 2017 when I noticed all the folks at conventions were wearing maid outfits with giant tails.  I didn’t think too much of…

Omurice? Omunice!

By Engi, 10 October 2018 Tohru of Miss Kobayahi’s Dragon Maid is an excellent maid and companion to Miss Kobayashi. One of the first meals she makes for Kobayashi, other than her own tail (long story, but she can grow her tail back) is omurice. Omurice is quite literally a rice omellete. This savory dish is…

Knocking Them Down With Harder They Fall

By Anthony “LibrariaNPC” DeMinico,  3 October 2018 We all have a franchise we think has the most epic of battles, and want a way to recreate them. The idea of large armies going toe-to-toe, or giant mecha taking on kaiju (à la Pacific Rim), usually requires a great deal of mechanical labor when it comes…

The Zandalari and Mesoamerica

By Aditi, 19 Sep 2018 It’s been about a month since the Battle for Azeroth expansion went live in World of Warcraft, and players have explored the two new areas: Zandalar and Kul’tiras. Zandalar is the home of the Zandalari trolls, one of the oldest kingdoms in the history of of Azeroth. The developers at…

Do Roombas Dream of Bigger Messes?

By Engi, 12 Sep 2018 Very few people enjoy cleaning. Most of us try to avoid it if we can. However, for Rumu, the small household vacuum cleaner created by Cecily and David Kennedy, it is a passion. Rumu loves mess, loves its family, and loves Sabrina, the household AI that manages the household. Rumu…