Author: Andie

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Unpub Mini Vancouver 2014

This past weekend, Blair and I had the pleasure of attending the first Unpub Mini Vancouver at Magic Stronghold in Burnaby. The event brings game developers and table top players together to playtest games and...

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Board games for camping trips

Blair and I kicked off summertime with a camping trip in the backwoods with our friends. There was 20 of us in total, half of that being kids under the age of 12. It was...

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Top 5 Tips for Tabletop RPG Newbies

This post originally appeared in the Terminal City Tabletop Convention program booklet. See my recap of the weekend here.  Six months ago I dove into the world of tabletop RPGs. If you’ve never played, or...

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Terminal City Tabletop Con 2014

Terminal City Tabletop Convention happened this past weekend in Burnaby. This was the first year for TCTC. It’s size made it a more friendly affair. Con volunteers and guests were incredibly friendly, and you could...

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What is Dungeons & Dragons?

You’ve heard about Dungeons & Dragons — maybe you have some preconceived notions of the game and the players — but have you ever wondered what exactly it is? What is Dungeons & Dragons? Dungeons...

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Tabletop Day 2014

Happy International Tabletop Day! Blair, Deanna, Ethan, and I were very excited to host an event to celebrate one of our favourite hobbies. Hosted in Surrey, BC, we had 50+ attendees. Plus we had indie...

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My journey to D&D

Dungeons & Dragons always scared me. I’m ashamed to admit it, but back in the day I totally bought into the stereotypes of the game. As a geek, I should have known better. In the last...

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Gottacon 2014

This past weekend we headed to Victoria to attend Gottacon, a yearly convention dedicated to bringing together gaming geeks of all sorts. First held in 2009, Gottacon focuses on being an inclusive gaming experience with a...

At first you’re going to suck 0

At first you’re going to suck

This morning I pulled out an older manuscript of mine, determined to give it a thorough editing. It was one of those pieces that I’d written and, when finished, thought “gee, this turned out better...

Finding my voice 0

Finding my voice

Voice. In writing it means the author’s style that makes his or her writing unique, which conveys the author’s attitude, personality, and character. Voice in official sense is something that constantly changes over time for...