Review: Players’ Option: Heroes of Shadow, Part One

The aggregated consciousness of the collective RPG blogosphere has already dispensed its fair share of opinions on Player’s Options: Heroes of Shadow, the latest book for Dungeons & Dragons 4th Edition. Rather than attempt to summarize or respond those opinions, I’m going to go straight into my own review. Heroes of Shadow is the first hardcover … Continue reading

Gladiator Combat @ Polyhedral: Double Damage

On October 16, 2010, My Girlfriend is a DM presents the return of  POLYHEDRAL at the Last Home Resto Bar @ Madison Square Pioneer! A complete schedule of games (including Shadowrun, D&D 4th Edition and Star Wars SAGA Edition) is forthcoming — check out My Girlfriend is a DM on Facebook — but in the meantime … Continue reading

My Favorite Role: Matthew, What Is Best In Life?

Last night, my character died. Loq, a shapeshifting spellcaster enlisted in the service of the military of The Mullier Empire, was discorporated in the process of trying to disarm an arcane shielding device. He shoved his clockwork implement into it and attempted to set it off from twenty-five feet away via his mage hand, but … Continue reading