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The Horny Horror Artwork and Miniatures of Kingdom Death

Kingdom Death is a narrative board game described as “boutique” which means “expensive as hell.” A Kickstarter for the game in 2016 raised over 12 million dollars and current unopened copies of the game are selling for over a thousand dollars on ebay. Miniatures produced for the game sell out quickly and almost all of…

WTF, D&D: Hard Ticket to Baghdad 4: Real Muthafuckin’ G’s

Previously on Hard Ticket to Baghdad: Eazy-E has traveled to the throne room of Saddam Hussein under the guise of Pauly Shore, but he is experiencing unspeakably strange sensations that threaten to reveal his identity. Meanwhile, Kurt Cobain and Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes have fought their way into Baghdad, sacrificing an old friend and commandeering a…

WTF, D&D: Hard Ticket to Baghdad 3: California Love

Previously on Hard Ticket to Baghdad: The real Bill Hicks aka Alex Jones arrived in Kuwait in a float plane and picked up Kurt Cobain, Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, and their tentacled companion Station. They’re in pursuit of the Yellowcake uranium Saddam needs to fuel his Omniopticon and possibly tear open the cosmic veil that separates…

WTF, D&D: Hard Ticket to Baghdad 2: Shore Leave

Previously on Hard Ticket to Baghdad: Kurt Cobain, Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, and the unspeakably cursed Eazy-E, along with their flutist guy Friday Station, have traveled to Bongo Island, Kuwait, to lay their hands on a shipment of yellowcake uranium bound for Iraq. They need to track down the Iraqi buyer or the Russian seller,…

WTF, D&D: Hard Ticket to Baghdad 1: Kuwait Beach Party

Zack: Heyyy, Steve! Long time no talk! Steve: I thought you might have died. Or joined ISIS. Zack: I don’t think I could stand wearing black in the desert like those guys. That’s a serious commitment to a whole aesthetic. Zack: You seem a more likely candidate anyway. Steve: What?! Why would you say that…

WTF, D&D: Ghostbusters RPG “The Fargo Franchise” (Part 2)

When last we left the intrepid Ghostbusters of the Fargo franchise, they had attempted to drum up some business with a publicity stunt on the outskirts Bemidji, Minnesota. Their efforts to rid the novelty Paul Bunyan gift shop of ghost miners has unleashed a malignant ghost entity that has possessed the statue of the giant…

WTF, D&D: Ghostbusters RPG “The Fargo Franchise”

West End Games’ movie tie-in Ghostbusters RPG was released in 1986. That’s three years before there was even a sequel to Ghostbusters, so this was very much prime Ghost Busters time. The game was a fair success and laid the groundwork for West End Games’ better-known Star Wars RPG, which used a very similar system…

Mommy Guru Gail: Finding NO Moments is Key to Mommy Serenity

I’m going to let you in on a little secret: I make mistakes. Every mommy does. Even mistakes the jelly eyes see from among their glistening branches. In my experience, most of my mistakes come from being overwhelmed. It’s natural to want to do everything possible to raise our little ones right and please the…

Mommy Guru Gail: Are Cleanses Right for Your Baby’s Toxins?

Summer is here, mommies, and we all want to look and feel great, whether we’re in the mall or in the mangroves. We think of our little ones as boundlessly energetic, but I recently noticed my youngest, Astra, seemed very lethargic. These are the favored times, when our little ones should be outside all day, getting tan…

WTF, D&D: Celebrate the Brexit with Cyberpunk 2020: Eurosource

With Old Blighty casting off from the European Union, it’s a great time to reminisce about European fantasies of the pre-EU era. Cyberpunk 2020’s Eurosource sourcebook was released only a couple years before the EU was formed in 1992, but the writing was on the wall that a European unification was coming. That makes what the…

WTF, D&D: The Supreme Weirdness of the Warhammer 40,000: Compendium (1989)

The red-covered Compendium was the first major release from Games Workshop to follow 1987’s Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader. The book compiled some new material with things that had previously been printed in the pages of GW’s Warhammer magazine White Dwarf. If the original rule book painted a broad portrait of a wild and intensely strange universe…