Boppin’ and Blog Hoppin’: Day Twenty-Two

What was the first DnD-Based Novel You Read? What I love about the way this question’s actually written is that it pretty much presupposes you’re dealing with a series. The books that got me into DnD were the original Dragonlance Chronicles, which I bought for thirty cents at a garage sale. I read those books so many times…I […]

Boppin’ and Blog Hoppin’: Day Twenty

What was the first non-DnD RPG you played? We hit the fresh shit quickly; by the time I started playing with the friends I made in 8th grade, many of them had been gaming for a fistful of years with elder siblings and relatives. That meant they’d cut their teeth on DnD and quickly moved […]

Boppin’ and Blog Hoppin’: Day Eighteen

What’s the first gaming convention you attended? I’ve done the convention thing twice. Twice! I’m from Wyoming, it’s not really a thing. We do have some friends who hit up Comic-Con in Denver, and graciously invite us every year, but that is a very different thing to me. For instance, I had to look up […]

Boppin’ and Blog Hoppin’: Day Fifteen

What was the first edition of DnD you didn’t enjoy? Why? Oh man, this is a great question. Think it has a bit of overlap with the edition wars question that crops up next, so I’ll try to take this in lil’ bites. The first edition of DnD I didn’t enjoy was 3rd…or more accurately, the […]

Boppin’ and Blog Hoppin’: Day Twelve

First store where you bought your gaming supplies. Does it still exist? Hastings. You ever been to a Hastings? My experience in the last couple of years at Hastings makes this question somewhat challenging to answer. Back in the day, Hastings was kind of like a…bookier Best Buy? Like, you’d go there to buy books, […]