A Critter’s First GenCon

Last year, I sat at home watching Critical Role Live and wishing I could be there. I decided then and there that I’d make it happen. After almost a full year of planning and anticipation, I was overwhelmed by nerves in the weeks leading up. I would be traveling alone … Continue Reading →


Last Minute Gifts for Critters

Dice Always an obvious choice for anyone into tabletop RPGs. Most probably already have their dice–maybe they’re superstitious and always use the same dice. Or maybe they’re like Laura Bailey (again, see Critical Role) and have tons of dice because they switch when dice aren’t rolling in their favor. Perhaps … Continue Reading →


Critical Cosplay: Holy Symbol of Sarenrae

As noted in a previous post, I’m planning an epic cosplay of Pike Trickfoot from Critical Role. I decided to start out easy and create her holy symbol necklace. The picture above is the completed symbol, now here’s how it came together. Step One: Melt Some Plastic I decided to … Continue Reading →


Critcal Cosplay: Designing Pike

Any of you who have read my previous posts will know that I’m Critter. For those of you who don’t know what that means, go look up a little show called Critical Role by Geek & Sundry. It’s amazing. The cast/crew are all fantastic. Matthew Mercer puts so much into … Continue Reading →


Writing Playlists: Getting Into Character

I’ve always been the sort of person that has to have music all the time. No matter what I’m doing, I’m listening to music. Even when I read, I find a good film score or some classical to listen to. Part of that habit started because I was an avid … Continue Reading →