We are three weeks away from this year’s Tavern Con! This is our annual fundraiser where we gather for ten hours of open gaming to raise a portion of the money we use the rest of the year to run game days, keep the site running, go to conventions, and … Continue reading
When we start communicating with churches to see about starting up gaming groups in their congregations – we have a litany of reasons why this sort of group is useful in a ministry context. Whether your church is in a center of nerd culture or the geekiest thing you’ve done … Continue reading
Engage Hype!! Uncle Jeff wrestles with the age old tradition (or curse) of the Geek Hype!! How long does it take from the point you emerge from a nerd-tastic experience to the point you’re already contemplating a game? I’ll bet I’ve got you beat… Tonight’s episode deals with turning your … Continue reading
NPCs to Remember Ever came across an NPC in your RPG of choice that really stuck with you? Chances are they had a bit of back story to them…maybe a unique twang in their speech…or perhaps a story that drove them to peculiarities. Uncle Jeff delves into one of his … Continue reading
Running the Tables In this episode, Uncle Jeff and Brian talk down time as a last minute cancellation of their weekly Star Wars game leaves our new GM with time to reflect on prep and the randomness of the universe…and his players. We talk on-the-fly prep and when random table … Continue reading
After the experience of busting out Onitama in the lobby of my church on a Sunday morning, I began wondering if there was more there worth exploring. It was a great time, engaging me in the communal aspect of church worship I hadn’t experienced in a long time. I talked … Continue reading
The New Classic: Dungeons & Dragons Winter descends upon the village, its full force arriving in less than a moon’s cycle. In the distance, storm clouds roll and the thunder of Thor’s hammer can be heard driving them onward. Angered voices can be heard coming from the largest structure in … Continue reading
We got to the church early. The pastor was still going through the sermon for the first service. We sat at a table. We talked. We read. It was good. My wife ended up leaving earlier than I did. Empowered by the conversations she’d had, she wanted to get a jump on … Continue reading
In this episode of GSP, Daniel talk about finally getting Scythe to the table, we talk about an anonymous donation and how the ministry is developing, Jeff gives us an update on the Summer of One Shots, and we talk about the need to put family before gaming and even before ministry.
We want to congratulate Daniel and his wife on the announcement that they are expecting a new little gamer in the house. can’t wait to meet them!
If you are interested in the video that I mentioned about me talking through why D&D is important to me, you can see it here. Continue reading