Starting this blog ranks somewhere in the top 10% on my “things I do that scare me a little” list. Not that I’m afraid of writing. I’m a little scared about keeping myself to posting schedule, which I am currently saying is going to be once a week.
Anyway, I hope to include some bits about my rpg experiences, mostly playing D&D (still using 2nd edition for the most part) and Ars Magica (primarily playing 4th edition for now). I might try some other kinds of writing moving forward, but I’m starting with what I know and what gets my creative juices flowing…
A little bit about me … I have been playing rpg’s since somewhere around 1980, when a friend (who I still game with) introduced me to D&D. I got a copy of Ars Magica in 1989, and fell for the great magic system, but never got a chance to play until 4th edition came out. I’ve played lots of other games since I started (Top Secret and Toon being two that stand out in my memory), and I currently play with two groups. The D&D group has anywhere from 6 to 10 players (depending on whose offspring are home from school and available) and I am one of four DMs in the group. My ArM group only has four of us (a subset of the other group) and I am the only SG. We never get to play as often as we want to.
I have interests beyond games, but for now, I am limiting myself to games on this blog for three reasons: I don’t want to get too overwhelmed, I feel like I need to get the creative juices flowing in my games, and I really enjoy playing.