Ryan Harvey’s Gateways to Sword-and-Sorcery
May14

Ryan Harvey’s Gateways to Sword-and-Sorcery

Ryan Harvey’s Gateways to Sword-and-Sorcery by Ryan Harvey When I say I’m a first-generation Dungeons & Dragons kid, I mean the kid part literally. I was eight years old when D&D reached pop culture recognition at the dawn of the ‘80s. My friends and I were fascinated with the funny dice, the splendid bestiary of monsters, the words that seemed like gibberish (“Electrum”? That can’t be a real thing), and the mayhem that...

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Adventures in Fiction: J.R.R. Tolkien
Jan04

Adventures in Fiction: J.R.R. Tolkien

Our Appendix N Archeology and Adventures in Fiction series are meant to take a look at the writers and creators behind the genre(s) that helped to forge not only our favorite hobby but our lives. We invite you to explore the entirety of the series on our Adventures In Fiction home page. Adventures in Fiction: J.R.R. Tolkien by Chris Doyle John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892, in what is now...

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Real Life Adventures: The Tolkien Exhibit at the Morgan Museum
Mar04

Real Life Adventures: The Tolkien Exhibit at the Morgan Museum

Real Life Adventures – The Tolkien Exhibit at the Morgan Museum by Michael Curtis A couple of days before Valentine’s Day, as snow and freezing rain spit down upon me, I found myself standing on a railroad station platform awaiting the arrival of the train that would whisk me away into the heart of New York City. Poor weather notwithstanding, I was on a quest, one that would take me more than 100 years into the past by our reckoning...

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