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Lizard's Gaming and Geekery Site | Old School Attitude? Modern Rules Print Free Graph Paper From the Dungeon to the Dictionary From the Dungeon to the Dictionary I recently received an e-mail from a correspondent who noted that my list of forms of government lacked the word magocracy . I was slightly bewildered that it was not there, for two reasons. This revelation left me, if not shaken to my lexicographic foundations, then at least perplexed that I had possessed in my vocabulary for many, many years a word that simply did not exist. The answer is that for over twenty years, I have been a participant in role-playing games (RPGs), most notably Dungeons and Dragons (usually abbreviated to D&D), an extremely popular game with millions of players worldwide (mostly in their teens and twenties), and also one with its own curious jargon. Any sufficiently popular and complex hobby, game or sport will quickly develop its own cant, a mode of discourse that by its nature includes insiders and excludes others. magic-user The Words of the Game electrum coins, potions of diminution , and lycanthropic foes. sardonyxes olivines . or .

OpenRPG: Online Virtual Tabletop I've been wanting to redesin my website for some time. This new design is really only a tweak to the old design, but it has one important change: it works on both desktop and mobile devices. And it's not two different sites (as is often the case), but rather one site that adapts. It's not ideal. Anyhow, I've been trying my best to clear my plate the last year so I can do more blogging and work on other projects. Gencon approaches and I want to continue with my gencon blogs I started last year. If you find something not working on the website due to these changes, please let me know asap (webmaster at Role Play Media Network - a community for rpg bloggers, podcasters, vidcasters, and their audiences RPTools Technohol 13: Marvel Super Heroes RPG (Classic & Saga) Source Material

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