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Role Playing, Tales of Gaming -

Discovering a new hobby is an exciting and empowering experience but it can also make you feel clueless. "Where do I start?" is usually my personal reaction. Taking your first steps into a new world can be intimidating, especially when it comes to tabletop games.  Playing with your family is one thing but finding a group outside that circle of trust has its challenges. Ultimately it takes a bit of courage, a leap of faith so to speak. I always say: "The water doesn’t stay cold for long once you start swimming!". You will quickly realize that all tabletop players have...

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Announcement, New product -

I am proud to introduce a new apparel standard for tabletop RPG fans. Twenty Sided is an exclusive line of apparel that is both subtle and stylish. Each polo or t-shirt is adorned with the recognizable Twenty Sided logo embroidered on the chest. Accept no substitute and roll a 20 in style! Not every day calls for an awesome big print t-shirt like the ones you will find in the Dicing Monsters collection. Sometimes one needs to wear something classy, yet adventurous. It is to this end that I created the Twenty Sided collection which offers a choice of polos, tees...

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Role Playing, Tales of Gaming -

Summer is over and with it our first family adventure in the Forgotten Realms. As I introduced my kids to tabletop role playing games, I rediscovered the joys and intricacies of DM’ing, or GM’ing, call it what you want. My 9 and 12 year olds have lived through their first exploits as characters that live only on paper and in our small gaming group’s collective imagination.Was it a resounding success? A flawless exercise in make believe? Did we capture lightning in a bottle? At times, it certainly felt that way while on other instances the magic was missing and we...

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Outdoor games, Tales of Gaming -

We’ve almost reached the end of what seems to have been a very, very hot summer for everyone. At times, it seemed the heat was keeping us inside in the same way a week of downpour would. In our home, the basement is the only place that seems to stay cool, so the holidays turned into a bigger opportunity to play board games, role playing games and video games than expected. Of course, there were plenty of trips to the beach and parks, playing catch, badminton, frisbee, and typical lawn games including one of my favourites:   Washer Toss Some...

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Announcement, New product -

As a famous adventurer once said: "the road ever goes on". We all have our own adventures. Journeys of discovery or travels to other countries. We go places as kids, as teenagers, as students, as professionals, as adults. Some of our adventures take us beyond our backyard while others can take you to the other side of the world. Or to other worlds entirely. Whether you read a book or play a game, chances are you will be visiting many places for the first time. As an ode to the spirit of adventuring, this backpack will be your companion as...

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