Is being dynamic necessary? As an author I feel it is important to note that protagonists don’t need to be a dynamic character. In some instances, a static character fills the slot just fine.
Many readers believe LitRPG is relatively new, but in actuality, it’s been around awhile. I would say it’s resurging. My first experience reading LitRPG was back in the early 1980s with…
Diamond Comics Distributors is looking to release a digital pre-order system called “Pullbox.” For those of you non-comic readers, a “pull box” or “pull list” is…
The Old School Convention happened last Saturday on February 10th at the Pleasants County School in Belmont, WV. We stopped in to see what this event was all about and ended up picking up some neat He-Man toys and comics.
Rem gives insight on how he edits the Dueling Ogres Podcast in two parts!
Rem gives insight on how he edits the Dueling Ogres Podcast in two parts!
This Christmas we got a new card-based game to try: Codenames Duet. It’s for 2 or more players ages 11+, was created by Vlaada Chvatil & Scot Eaton, and is published by Czech Games Edition company.
The Librarians return to TNT tomorrow, December 13th at 8/7c for their fourth season and I could not be more excited!
Pokemon has been one of my favorite game series since I was very young. The game sits in a precarious place within the series.
AcadeCon is a gaming convention based in Dayton, Ohio and was established in 2013 by the RPG Academy focusing heavily toward RPG games.
At first glance, Doki Doki Literature Club looks like any of a thousand other visual novels available online, but hiding right under the game’s pleated skirt is a weirdly dark story that will stick with you long after its conclusion.
Pathfinder’s company Paizo has teamed up with comics/entertainment company Dynamite to bring a fantastic value to you Humble Bundlers out there!
TearOfGrace’s main claim to fame is his playthroughs of games in the Binding of Isaac series.
Ever thought of designing your own game? RPG Maker gives you that opportunity!
This channel consists of the owl-faced Vanoss and his friends getting together to play modded maps from various games!
PopularMMOs is a popular Minecraft channel that consists of gamers Pat & Jen who play Minecraft mods in various forms! Let’s check them out!
JackSepticEye is boisterous & one of the most well-known gamers on YouTube, & for good reason. I’m a fan of Jack, however… [read more]
I love to watch games! My “YouTube Game Channels” series will illustrate some channels I have stumbled across. Vol. 1 is Super Best Friends!
Ever have an interest in designing your own board game? Me neither, but I had the opportunity to do so recently and decided to give it a try.
Well, I’ve returned from Origins in Columbus, Ohio and unloaded a couple bags of books, board games, and dice.
Origins Game Fair is an annual gaming convention that was first held in 1975. Since 1996 it has been held in Columbus, Ohio at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Origins is run by The Game Manufacturers Association.
When I was a kid, Adam West’s Batman (1966-1968) had officially been off the air for over 20 years.
Delta Green is about cover-ups, insanity, & death. Your mission once assigned to the Delta Green agency is to deal with Lovecraftian horrors.
After much trial and error, and many hours spent making this Hyrulean hat I have perfected it. Now, I share with you the magical recipe of yarn.
Our final interview is with artist/colorist Jason Lewis! For nearly 10 years Jason has been coloring comics from Marvel to Image, DC to IDW.
Our next interview is with co-creator/artist/fabricator of the alpha-stage tv show Deadnecks, Jordan Patton!
The next interview is with artist Lavana Lemley! She easily had one of the most peculiar, beautiful, and eye-catching pieces at the expo!
Our next interview is with novelist and great friend of the show, Terry W. Ervin II!
Our first interview is with James Patrick, writer of Harley Quinn, Green Arrow, Star Trek, Batman, Death Comes to Dillinger, and much more!
I was thinking about all the articles, books & videos on how to be a game master & that brought back memories of two of my favorite games.
I thought I would try to narrow down some genres or broad types of games and suggest some specific titles so you can head on down to your Friendly Local Gaming Store(FLGS) and pick one or more up.
I had the chance to sit down with Tony Workman, owner of Classic Plastics Toy Store in Parkersburg, WV for our very first on-site interview!
It’s your first night as Dungeon Master. The drinks are out, the dice are polished, and your nerves are spectacularly high.
Wednesday on Twitter, E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) announced consumer passes would be available for this year’s expo event!
I guess the more immediate question is “Why is Dueling Ogres talking about Nintendo Co. stocks?” It’s sure not because I own stock!
Have you ever been knocked out of a story’s flow due to a current event-style reference? This was a concern when writing my first science fiction novel.
The first game of Dungeons and Dragons (D&D for short) I ever played was at a friend’s birthday party and it was amazing!
What’s the benefit of reading fantasy/science fiction over watching it? Does the movie of your favorite series add or detract from your love of the story?
A lot of people, maybe even most, believe they have at least one novel in them—one story they’d like to tell. In truth, many of them actually do.
It is said: “Write what you know.” How do you write a cruel villain if you’ve never acted in such a manner? That’s where RPG experience can be a benefit!
My name’s Mumphry999 & I really like games. I’ve been playing video games since the Atari 2600 & tabletop games starting with the old D&D Basic Rules set…
With Christmas just around the corner, GoG.com kicks off it’s “Monstrous Winter Sale” with a deal that can’t be beat! Neverwinter Nights Diamond for FREE?!
For those of you who don’t know of Chris Metzen, you’re really missing out. Seriously, go watch any of his interviews. I’ll wait…Okay, come back!
Today Hollywood lost one of it’s most iconic actors. Rest in peace Gene Wilder – dreamer of dreams.
I’m back from hiatus and everything I love is on it’s way back as well. Let’s talk about comic book TV shows and their return!
Impromptu thoughts on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child get disrupted by the would-be-if-it-could-be cult classics of the Sharknado series!
On the 24th of July, in the year of our Lord 2016, an unholy and downright tenuous alliance happened between the podcasters of the Mid Ohio Valley.
We finally get Filmstro for Windows and I can’t wait to tell you my experience!
The landlord was a crooked Gypsy woman with a scarred face. She was nice enough. Let me pay my rent in Zubats. Figured she ate them, but that’s Paris.
Game of Thrones season six finale aired last night and it was basically The Red Wedding part two. I counted nine(ish) main character deaths, two minor character deaths, plus all the unknowns from the Sept of Baleor. Anyway, as per usual – spoilers ahead and read at your own risk.
November 22 will mark the 25th anniversary of the release of the animated version of Beauty and the Beast. I feel like Disney missed a huge opportunity by not having the new live action movie done in time for the 25th anniversary.
I watched a video of Stan Lee ’s take on Captain America’s questionable reveal in Steve Rogers: Captain America #1, and the comments made me cringe.
A few weeks ago when I stopped by my local comic book store I bought the new Mockingbird comic by Chelsea Cain.
We live in a world where the media is bringing us adaptations of the most popular comics to the silver screen. AMC breaks that mold by bringing us Preacher.
I spent my weekend lamenting all the good television shows that will be missed. Now I’m complaining in blog form. Check it out!
Captain America: Civil War is exactly what you would expect in the best possible way.
Free Comic Book Day is upon us once again. I stopped by my local comic store, Asylum Comics, to check out the festivities. Check it out here!
Do you really want to know if Jon Snow is dead or alive? (Every time I type that I sing “Wanted dead or alive.”) Read on! Spoilers galore!
Sorry this took so long to get up! If you have more from the Expo that you’d like to share, let us know!
Game of Thrones season six is finally here and it’s everything we hoped it would be. Check out my season five synopsis and season six review!
I’ve been playing Hearthstone since it launched & I feel there are some tactics that have no place in a fast-paced game of skill. Read More->
Last night I went on an adventure to the great big city of Columbus, Ohio to see one of my favorite bands: The Spill Canvas.
“Star Wars is just a story, it has no point.” This statement has me contemplating my love of the films. What does Star Wars mean to me?
At WonderCon 2016, DC dominated the event with the announcement of the DC Universe and the Rebirth series.
Happy 100th Birthday to Beverly Cleary, author of the Ramona series!
WARNING! THIS POST IS PACKED FULL OF SPOILERS IF YOU HAVE NOT WATCHED THE PREMIERE OF FEAR THE WALKING DEAD!
For years the hype for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ran wild. So I boarded the hype train, riding it all the way to my local cinema.
What the hell did Arrow do last night? And why I am NOT ok with it. Read on for what I thought about “Eleven-Fifty-Nine” and Laurel Lance.
The Walking Dead’s Negan finally showed up and brought Lucille with him – and it was not pretty. Spoilers ahead!
Celebrating Nathan Fillion on his 45th birthday with hopes that there is more to come – especially Firefly!
Brandon & Rem interview the creators of DeadNecks’ Jordan Patton & Aaron Ferguson!
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is back with HIVE and you can read what I thought about it here! Tell me what you thought about the episode, too!
I finally got to go to my first Expo and it was fantastic! Read about my experience here!
Always Keep Fighting – Jared Padalecki’s awareness campaign for those who struggle with mental illness. You are not alone!!
Today, is what would have been Alan Rickman’s 70th birthday and I want to take some time to remember a man who was a wonderful person and actor.
Finally Stephen King has had a book adaptation that I can get behind. Just a heads up, this article is going to have a lot of spoilers!
Last week JK Rowling dropped the news that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child script is going to be released in published in book form on July 31.
Every once in awhile, I’ll get a bug to use a musical score for an intro video; but I’m just not musical enough to make my own. Enter Filmstro!
Are changes coming for the thirteenth Doctor? Hopefully, according to Game of Thrones star and Doctor Who guest star, Maisie Williams.
This episode of Star Wars Rebels is my favorite so far, by far!In “Legends of the Lasat (S2, Ep12),” we finally get some much needed exposition on Zeb…
Did you guys know there is a wikiHow that teaches you how to be a nerd?
The first comic I ever read was a Green Arrow story arc given to me by a high school friend – “Quiver.” I was 14 years old, and I was in love.
Dueling Ogres has been growing steadily the past few years with some leaps in recent months. It stands to reason that we want more, but we need your help!