Sci-Fi author Andrew Duncan recently stated that Tolkien's treatment of orcs in the LOTR was 'dangerous' and 'racist'. This attitude is the endgame of postmodernism. I noticed this nihilist trajectory start to infect the Dungeons & Dragons community in the early 1990's. Thirty years later, politically correct attitudes and postmodernist interpretations of Gary Gygax's classic game are now common practice - the signs of rot are all around us.
This is the second video of the new series, Point Vs Point. This episode features part two in the discussion regarding the use of dice in table-top role playing games, with our guest Dirk the Dice of the Grognard Files podcast. He weighs in on last week's discussion, and here represents the position "Dice are Necessary in Role Playing Games".
Find Dirk the Dice & his excellent podcast here: https://thegrognardfiles.com
Point Vs Point part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_W_qDJ9WKe8
The Series POINT Vs POINT investigates a variety of topics, by way of longform interviews and presentations, given from 2 opposing positions. This first instalment features "The Case for Diceless Role-Playing Games" presented by our first guest, Scott Barnes.
Tom et ses chums! - Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhmUj9QJ9RM
Tom et ses chums! - Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9FMURHhgzc
This is the first of my Interview Series, featuring Fantasy Author David V. Stewart.
David's array of works include Garamesh and the Farmer, the Needle Ash series, The Water of Awakening, Muramasa Blood Drinker, The Prophet of the Godseed as well as many other long and short form writings found on his website.
Buy his books here: https://www.amazon.com/David-Stewart/e/B01H7K4GE6
David's website: http://dvspress.com
David's youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdFhB7qkV2TRACML_kYV-Pg
This is the Polymath review of Immortal Fear, by Matthew J. Wellman, an excellent Urban Fantasy novel.
Buy Immortal Fear here: https://www.amazon.com/Immortal-Fear-Wolf-Matthew-Wellman/dp/1521931003
Matthew J. Wellman's homepage: http://matthewjwellman.com
Writers of the Dawn : https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/writers-of-the-dawn/id1202124828?mt=2
This is a review of Part ONE of the Needle Ash trilogy- Knives of Darkness, an intriguing and well-written fantasy series by author David V. Stewart.
Buy KNIVES OF DARKNESS e-book here: https://www.amazon.com/Needle-Ash-Book-Knives-Darkness-ebook/dp/B078R5DCM9
Full paperback series: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B078WQ9YCF/ref=series_rw_dp_sw
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