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 →


Review: WizKids Pre-Primed Minis

Until recently, all of my minis have been ordered online, mostly from Reaper Miniatures. I happened to stop into my FLGS for something unrelated and discovered a wall of minis, much to my delight. The manager informed me that these were a new line they’d started carrying. The packaging boasted … 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 →


Tabletop Gaming Etiquette

Today I want to talk to you about something very near and dear to my heart: tabletop gaming, particularly tabletop RPGs. Last fall, I got a small group of friends together and started running a D&D campaign. There have been a lot of bumps in the road as we had … 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 →