• Crit or Miss: Hunter the Vigil

    Crit or Miss: Hunter the Vigil

    While it may be hard to be objective, sometimes you still got to take a crack at it.

  • Let’s pet Ghost, a very good boy

    Let’s pet Ghost, a very good boy

    THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR GAME OF THRONES S8E4 On the latest episode of Game of Thrones, Jon did the unthinkable - he left his loyal companion Ghost behind, sending him with Tormund to go live a new life beyond the wall. It was intended to be a sad but touching moment - a practical [...]

  • From ‘Game Of Thrones’ To ‘Arrested Development’: “Acceptable” Incest In Media

    From ‘Game Of Thrones’ To ‘Arrested Development’: “Acceptable” Incest In Media

    Warning: discussion of abuse and sexual assault. Spoilers for Game of Thrones, Arrested Development, and The Royal Tenenbaums. Incest is, rightfully, often seen as abusive or repulsive, but the topic is explored in media anyway. Shows like Game of Thrones and Arrested Development have brought the sexual taboo back into cultural discussion. At times, incest [...]

  • Albus Dumbledore is as Straight as an Arrow and it is ALL Because of JK Rowling: Discourse on Death of the Author and Hollywood Liberalism

    Albus Dumbledore is as Straight as an Arrow and it is ALL Because of JK Rowling: Discourse on Death of the Author and Hollywood Liberalism

    I think it is safely time to definitively state that Albus Dumbledore, the kind and arrogant professor from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, was hooking up with lady witches so frequently that it would make Scott from the fraternity Slamma Pi say "... Damn dude... Respect." That is correct. I can state with 100% [...]

  • Is ‘The Village’ A LARP Movie?

    Is ‘The Village’ A LARP Movie?

    Read about other LARP movies here.  LARP movies are an underrepresented genre in fan movies. However, enough exist that a few rules can be followed in terms of structure. The two most popular movies, Knights of Badassdom and Role Models, mirror one another in significant ways. They show full and obsessive immersion into the game [...]




Crit or Miss: Hunter the Vigil

May 17th, 2019|0 Comments

While it may be hard to be objective, sometimes you still got to take a crack at it.

Let’s pet Ghost, a very good boy

May 7th, 2019|0 Comments

THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR GAME OF THRONES S8E4 On the latest episode of Game of Thrones, Jon did the unthinkable - he left his loyal companion Ghost behind, sending him with Tormund to go [...]

From ‘Game Of Thrones’ To ‘Arrested Development’: “Acceptable” Incest In Media

April 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

Warning: discussion of abuse and sexual assault. Spoilers for Game of Thrones, Arrested Development, and The Royal Tenenbaums. Incest is, rightfully, often seen as abusive or repulsive, but the topic is explored in media anyway. [...]

Albus Dumbledore is as Straight as an Arrow and it is ALL Because of JK Rowling: Discourse on Death of the Author and Hollywood Liberalism

April 18th, 2019|0 Comments

I think it is safely time to definitively state that Albus Dumbledore, the kind and arrogant professor from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, was hooking up with lady witches so frequently that it would [...]

Is ‘The Village’ A LARP Movie?

April 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Read about other LARP movies here.  LARP movies are an underrepresented genre in fan movies. However, enough exist that a few rules can be followed in terms of structure. The two most popular movies, Knights [...]

What ‘Varsity Blues’ Says About Regina George

April 8th, 2019|0 Comments

Spoilers for Varsity Blues and Mean Girls. Mean Girls is a teen classic that most will recognize. The 2004 movie has kept in the public consciousness through its iconic one liners, merchandise, and even a [...]

Crit or Miss: Moxie

April 7th, 2019|0 Comments

Things are about to get Looney real fast!

Crit or Miss: Shadowrun

March 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

In this episode of Crit or Miss, Tanner reviews Shadowrun fifth edition.

Crit or Miss: Rob Liefeld’s BloodP.O.U.C.H.

February 9th, 2019|0 Comments

The extreme cold of Illinois has done horrible things to Tanner... Especially when he has to read a bad RPG.

LARPing As Represented In ‘Knights Of Badassdom’ And ‘Role Models’

February 9th, 2019|0 Comments

LARP, live-action roleplaying, is Dungeons and Dragon's less popular sister. At least in the sense of pop culture. While many television shows devote an entire episode to the characters learning about Dungeons and Dragons or [...]

Crit or Miss: Umlaut: The Game of Metal

January 14th, 2019|0 Comments

The game of metal... Has left Tanner slightly perplexed and a little uncomfortable.

Crit or Miss: Hunter the Reckoning

January 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Happy New Year everyone! Let's kick it off right!

Crit or Miss: Masks the New Generation

December 29th, 2018|0 Comments

A much needed game in a genre sorely lacking in the RPG world, Masks the New Generation is the perfect blend of story and camp.

Review: Powerbomb

December 12th, 2018|0 Comments

"It's the type of theater the ancient Greek wish they'd invented." - Powerbomb When I went to see Powerbomb, all I knew was that it was a movie about wrestling. I've only been a fan [...]

What Makes A Christmas Movie A Christmas Movie?

December 12th, 2018|0 Comments

The holidays bring around a yearly debate: if Die Hard, the 1988 Bruce Willis action movie, is a Christmas movie or not. Classifying films as "a Christmas movie" is not as straightforward as it may [...]

Crit or Miss: Dungeons and Dragons 4th Edition

November 6th, 2018|0 Comments

... It is time...

“The Dragon Prince” D&D Homebrew – Moonshadow Elves

September 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Very minor spoilers for Netflix's The Dragon Prince. Netflix's The Dragon Prince hit the streaming service last weekend and I may or may not devoured the entire first 9-episode season in a single sitting. In [...]

Clanbook Retrospective: Tremere

September 18th, 2018|0 Comments

I think it is safe to assume that this clan has the largest collection of assholes in the entire game...

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