Tag Archives: role-playing games

The Elfish Gene by Mark Barrowcliffe

Or to give it its full title: The Elfish Gene: Dungeons, Dragons And Growing Up Strange. My reading is often influenced by book titles. The more unusual the better, and this one certainly got my attention! As the e-book was not available for download, I ended up listening to the audio-book version which is narrated […]

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Fantasy, Reality, Dreams – Part II

A guest post by Skadhu from Microfishing In The World Pool. Did you miss Fantasy, Reality, Dreams – Part I ? To recap, Skadhu started discussing in her first post the assumptions which are made about gaming and gamers including: Gaming is bad for you because you’re always sitting at a computer. Gamers are dangerously […]

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Fantasy, Reality, Dreams – Part I

A guest post by Skadhu from Microfishing In The World Pool After I commented on her post talking about her experience with video/online gaming, Lisa very kindly asked if I’d be interested in writing a guest post about computer games and fantasy vs reality, or maybe games vs reading, or maybe… well, games and gaming […]

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Some comments: Fantasy Armor and Lady Bits etc

In my last post (I am no warrior . . .) I wrote about my observations of on-line role-playing games. One reader, Skadhu from Microfishing In The World Pool, had some interesting comments in response to what I said. Here is an edited version of that response. I had made the comment that “I think […]

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I am no warrior (and other role playing observations)

When my friend Riekie (from Clouded Marbles) visited in January, she brought along her notebook (laptop) so she could play her favourite online role-playing game during any downtime. Riekie plays one of the MMORP games online (you can read her post about them here). Looking over her shoulder one evening, I asked her to show […]

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