Our next author interview is with M.C. Planck, the author of The Kassa Gambit. After a nearly-transient childhood, he hitchhiked across the country and ran out of money in Arizona. So he stayed there for thirty years, raising dogs, getting a degree in philosophy, and founding a scientific instrument company. Having read virtually everything by the old masters of SF&F, he decided he was ready to write. A decade … [Read more...] about Author Interview with M.C. Planck
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New guest post by Edwin McRae! I am going to put this to you. What if it’s about the gods? Yes, Aphrodite and Zeus, Thor and Odin. I’m speaking from a strictly western perspective and those are the two pantheons that arise in games time and again. Greek and Norse. These are the examples I’m going to draw on but there are many other divine influences besides them. They’re just the ones that tend to pop up in video … [Read more...] about Why do we love RPGs?
Author Timothy Ellis lives on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; where he constantly battles with his cat for possession of his desk chair, Daleks do guard duty, and he keeps his sonic screwdriver next to his lightsaber and wand. His first novel, 'Hero at Large', spawning the long running 'The Hunter Legacy' universe, brings together his love of the space genre, spirituality, and cats. When did you first … [Read more...] about Author Interview with Timothy Ellis
Looking for something new to play on the PC? We've got you covered with a list of the very best computer games for 2019 so far. Everyone has their favorite older title, but there's something about a fresh, new game that makes the heart go pitter-patter. Am I right? With that in mind, we've put together a list of the top PC games so far this year with a little something for all types of gamers. Whether you're into … [Read more...] about Best New PC games for 2019 So Far
Ever want to read a book where the MC is a dungeon? LitRPG has you covered! This exciting sub-genre of LitRPG draws on old video games like Dungeon Keeper and the Dungeons franchise. We rounded up some of our favorite dungeon core novels and will go over them below. Be warned, we have some that aren't from the POV of a dungeon, but we wanted to include them as we consider them dungeon core adjacent. Dungeon POV … [Read more...] about Top Ten Dungeon Core LitRPG Books
Andrew Rowe is a professional game designer. He's also worked at awesome companies like Blizzard Entertainment, Cryptic Studios, and Obsidian Entertainment. When he's not crunching numbers for game balance, he runs Shades of Venaya, a swords and sorcery themed live-action role-playing game. In addition, he writes for pen and paper role-playing games. Aside from game design and writing, Andrew watches a lot of anime, … [Read more...] about Author Interview with Andrew Rowe
Microsoft's Xbox One turns six years old this year! To celebrate, we've put together a list of several RPG games you can play on the Xbox One console today! If you're ready to go on a role-playing adventure, check out the list below before finding your favorite. We list all types, including action RPG, turn-based RPG, monster hunter, hack and slash, and more. There's something for everyone on this list of the best … [Read more...] about XBox One RPG Games Out Now in 2019
Michael is a young Scot living in London and has completed his first epic fantasy series, The Dragon's Blade. His next book, Battle Spire, is a crafting LitRPG novel that was released in late 2018. Michael is 'that guy' who enjoys discussing the mad fan theories of Game of Thrones even more than the books or show, and knows more about World of Warcraft than is probably healthy. When did you first start writing … [Read more...] about Author Interview with Michael R. Miller
S.L. Rowland is a nomad. Born in the South, he loves traveling and has road-tripped coast to coast three times over. He currently lives in the mountains of East Tennessee with his Shiba Inu, Lawson. When not writing, he enjoys hiking, reading, weightlifting, playing video games and having his heart broken by various Atlanta sports teams. Find out more at his website, Patreon, or super-secret Facebook group! When … [Read more...] about Author Interview with SL Rowland
Another guest post. This time, it's David M. Zahn, the world famous author of the Digital Sorcery Series, to give an author's perspective on Game of Thrones Season 8. It goes without saying, but HUGE SPOILERS for the whole Game of Thrones HBO series follow. There’s a lot of hatred for Game of Thrones season 8, but is that hatred justified? In a word, yes. The biggest problems with the season really comes … [Read more...] about Game of Thrones Season 8 Review
Derek Alan Siddoway was born and raised in the American West in the foothills of the Uinta Mountains. An Undaunted Author, Derek spends his free time reading, obsessively filling notebooks, adventuring outdoors and celebrating small victories. He's also a sucker for Star Wars and football, namely the University of Utah and Minnesota Vikings. Derek is the author of Teutevar Saga, a medieval western/frontier fantasy … [Read more...] about Author Interview with Derek Alan Siddoway
New Guest Post by Aaron R. Holloway We have all been a part of an RPG game or read a piece of writing where the DM or author has attempted to add dragons into the story because of their amazing and epic glory. We have all (hopefully) seen a situation where this worked wonderfully! Where everything from the clues, to the quest giving, to the final reveal and epic fight with the great dread wyrm was satisfying. We … [Read more...] about Writing Dragons: The Epic, and The Letdown