Lakota Dragons Lightning Gun

In the just for fun department… The Garrett & Boulter Arms Company in Boston, MA began development of a practical dragon-slaying weapon at the direction of the War Department in 1886. The first practical application weapon to emerge was the ‘Dragonslayer’ although it quickly became known on the frontier by its more common name — […]
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THE WORLDS THAT OUTGREW THEIR STORIES

Two Roads to Intellectual Property Success Phil Athans, former Wizards of the Coast editor of both Dragonlance and Forgotten Realms, has just published an article on ‘Intellectual Properties’ (IPs) and how they related to the creators original vision called ‘The Worlds that Outgrew their Stories’ for the online  ‘Grasping for the Wind: Science Fiction and […]
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Hickman Fears the Boot – Part II

This is the second half of Tracy Hickman’s interview on ‘Fear the Boot’ podcast this week. (0:19) The role of online communities in finding, building, and sustaining an audience. If you’re interested in Dragonlance, be sure to check out the Dragonlance Nexus. (3:44) The value of art, entertainment, and ideas on the internet. Why free […]
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Scribe’s Forge Publisher

As we’ve been working on the Dragonsbard project, we’ve been acquiring quite a bit of experience (actual experience rather than those meaningless points one acquires in so many games) in this new field of Serial Publishing. Serial Publishing sounds like a crime but is actually the revolutionary concept on which Dragonsbard was built: publish like […]
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Tracy Hickman Fears the Boot

Tracy Hickman was interviewed on the ‘Fear the Boot’ podcast this week, with the first half of his interview available now. (0:32) Who Tracy Hickman is and where you probably know him from. (3:41) The story of how Tracy’s wife and a missed ride got him into gaming. (8:25) The current trend in complexity and […]
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GENCON 2010 Report

This year’s  Gencon Game Convention held August 5th through 8th in Indianapolis, Indiana, was another smashing success with hundreds of new recruits to Dragonsbard Eventide and XDM, the release of our ‘Quest for the Tavern’ adventure module and visits with celebrities! Felicia Day, star of ‘Dr. Horrible’s Sing-a-long Blog’ and her web series sensation ‘The […]
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Embrace Life

My father just sent me this video from the UK … and I just could not wait to share it with you.
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A LONG Podcast Interview…

Dungeon Crawlers Radio out of Salt Lake City is a local broadcast/podcast. They graciously allowed me to come and talk with them for what is probably the longest interview I’ve ever done! It was a great deal of fun … and the interview is available both on their website and here for your listening enjoyment! […]
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Dragon’s Bard … A Story Written for You

A Special Invitation… Available nowhere else! New York Times Best-selling author Tracy Hickman with his wife and partner Laura Hickman, world-renown fantasy authors for over a quarter of a century are writing a fantasy novel exclusively by subscription only! Dragon’s Bard is an ambitious new project created especially for you by Laura and me. Dragon’s […]
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