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    Arrayed in the pull-down menus at the top of the page is a collection of commentary and comments about roleplaying games and roleplaying techniques for both players and adjudicators. The most recent entry specifically on running games takes pride of place in the headline above. The most recent entries on all topics can be found listed below in the Livre d’Eibon

    The focus of the posts you will find here is strictly on face-to-face, video conference, and play-by-post ‘tabletop’ gaming. Further details on what to expect, how things are arranged, and the schedule for posting different types of entry may be found in the ‘What to Expect’ sticky-post below~

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What to expect from Casting Shadows

Using either the pull-down menus at the top of the page, or the various means of tag and category search tools arrayed along the sides, readers can explore a growing collection of commentary and comments about roleplaying games and techniques for both players and adjudicators. The focus of these posts is strictly on face-to-face and play-by-post ‘tabletop’ … Continue reading

#RPGaDay2019 Day 31: Last

This final #RPGaDay prompt, bringing us full circle to where we began, has layers of meaning beyond the surface which can, if we allow it, remind us that this is a hobby which creates and exists between the members of small groups of friends. Each group plays its games and develops its ways mainly in … Continue reading

#RPGaDay2019 Day 30: Connection

#RPGaDay is drawing to a close and I think it is very fitting for it to do so on this next-to-last day with a prompt like connection. The event as a whole serves as a connection between gamers, between new gamers and experienced ones, between non-gamers and gamers old and new, and between a gamer … Continue reading

RPGaDay2019 Day 29: Evolve

To change or not to change, that is a question. Whether it’s fitting for a group to suffer the slings and arrows of (YMMV) outrageous learning, or more fitting to keep on keeping on. Who but we who play can say? My 2-minute video for today explores the idea of development, growth, and evolution in … Continue reading

#RPGaDay2019 Day 28: Love

It is Day 28, do you know where your loved ones are? Of all the words we used as prompts for #RPGaDay this year, this one word, love, is perhaps the richest in meaning and nuance. My 2-minute video is a bit of a love letter to a game full of opportunities to explore many … Continue reading

#RPGaDay2019 Day 27: Suspense

When you play, what are you waiting for? Our #RPGaDay prompt for today wants to know. Suspense is highly prized in our hobby, and although we talked about it with a singular word it seems to me that it comes in many flavors. My 2-minute video for today explores the idea that the genre that … Continue reading

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