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Art & Arcana

From Empire of Imagination author Michael Witwer, joined by Kyle Newman, Playing at the World‘s Jon Peterson, and Michael’s brother Sam, Art & Arcana is a very comprehensive look at the visual history of Dungeons and Dragons. Starting from the beginnings of the original game and going up through the current 5th edition, this book […]

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Dragons of Winter Night

A few months have passed since I read and reviewed Dragons of Autumn Twilight. I’ve read a few other books in the meantime, including starting The Eye of the World, but now I’m ready to go back into the world of Krynn and the continued adventures of Tanis, Raistlin, and everyone else! This book picks up […]

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Dragons of Autumn Twilight

It’s been a very long time since I’ve last read the Chronicles trilogy. It was in middle school that I first learned about it, likely from my friend “Chip” who also introduced me to RPGs. What’s the connection? The Chronicles trilogy takes place in the Dragonlance universe (created by the book’s co-author Tracy Hickman with […]

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Jurassic Park

The Film Released to great fanfare in 1993, Jurassic Park utilized animatronics and CGI that few films even now have surpassed. Its plot veering quite a bit from the book, we nevertheless get a glimpse into a magical possibility led by the child-like enthusiasm of John Hammond. Drs. Grant and Sattler are visited at their dig site […]

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The Shining

The Film Directed by Stanley Kubrick, one of my all-time favorite directors, The Shining is one of my favorite horror movies and has even been in my sub-conscious for even longer. For many years I remember the scene of the blood pouring down from the closed elevator doors and could never place where it was […]