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Two Geeks and a Podcast #Two – Tabletop Day Celebration!

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Two Geeks and a Podcast #Two – Tabletop Day Celebration!

Happy International Tabletop Day everyone!  Or happy belated International Tabletop Day that is.

This week Ashley and Anthony look back at their tabletop filled weekend full of sushi, pandas, werewolves and more.  Join in as they talk about demoing games down at The Villainous Lair they made some new friends, won some games, and spread the good word of Two Geeks and a Podcast.

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Review: The Wolf Gift: The Wolf Chronicles 1

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Review: The Wolf Gift: The Wolf Chronicles 1

In her career, Anne Rice has recreated the mythology of vampires, witches, ghosts, mummies, and whatever the main character was in Servant of the Bones. It was probably only a matter of time before she wrote a werewolf story.

Rice’s books are usually categorized as horror, and there are certainly a lot of horror elements in The Wolf Gift. But what stood out to me was the element of fantasy. I don’t mean fantasy as in dragons and unicorns and warrior elves, I mean fantasy as in daydream. The whole book felt like the result of many long sessions of staring out a window thinking, “Yeah, wouldn’t that be great…”

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Adding the Spice: A Little White Wolf to Make it Tasty

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The above scene probably looks familiar to you avid table-top gamers.  This is the typical tavern brawl… well, that is, with Beholders and whom I’m pretty sure is either Torog or Baphomet lurking in the background looking stoned.  Regardless, everyone knows this scene.  You have to talk with the tavern owner; something goes awry; the tavern owner says something or insults someone; and, before you know it, swords, staves, and axes are drawn.  Roll initiatives.  Boom.  Combat.  Next we have twenty minutes to an hour and a half of power enacting or spell casting.  Ugh.

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