In which Chatty realizes he’s been blogging at this here website for two whole years… and then indulges in good old fashion navel gazing for a few more hundred words.
In which Chatty comes full circle and ends up being a freelance designer of the games that brought him up into the hobby in the first place.
In which Chatty relates some anecdotes about his first year as a blogger, his first lessons and, more importantly, his coming to terms with what he always has been since middle school…
In this, my 800th post, I take a hard look at Wizards of the Coast’s Heroes of Hesiod, and its missed opportunity to tap into the tremendous potential of helping parents introduce kids to roleplaying. And I put my money where my mouth is . . .
(No I’m not retiring from RPG blogging, no worries) As I stand here by the seaside of Florida, I reflect on the upcoming blog merge with Critical Hits, planned to happen sometime during Sunday Jan 24th. Not so much because I’m having second thoughts about merging with Critical Hits and play the role of Prima […]
(Boy am I glad not to post this on April 1st) During my scientific training I was thought never to keep a punch till the end if I wasn’t writing a story. So here it is, I’m seriously considering merging Musings of the Chatty DM into the structure of my friend Dave’s Critical Hits* while […]
Happy new year people! New year, new ‘decade’ (hush, pedants) and possibly new pants! As is becoming a tradition on Musings, this is when I look over last year’s goals and set new ones. I say goals and not resolutions because resolutions are all about ‘have to, and should, and ought to” and I have […]
Yes, Yet another Year End Post. I’m sure the RPGbloggers network‘s first page must crumble under that Echo Chamber effect. But I don’t quite care about that. 🙂 The Year in Review Oh man what a year. Last year you could taste the the first signs of the rapid unraveling of my mind in my […]
It’s X-mas morning and my family is doing geeky things. My daughter asked to play on the CBC kids website right after watching the Disney Parade. My son and wife are playing Wii Sports Resort and I’m just checking a few things online before joining back the fun. I just thought I’d take a few […]
A few weeks ago I wrote a very personal post about the state of me and what I wanted to do with my still nascent writing life. In that article, I posted a list of what I wanted to do in the short to mid term to achieve my ultimate goal: becoming a writer that […]