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The Extremely Mature Horrors of D&D’s Book of Vile Darkness

Are you ready to get extremely MATURE? The Book of Vile Darkness is the mascara-smeared goth face of Dungeons & Dragons. This is Glenn Danzig and his shelf of werewolf books and erotic comics. Released just in time for Halloween, 2002, the book seemed to embrace all of the criticisms leveled against past editions of…

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…