Roleschooling: The Library – A Pre-Scription for Adventure


One of the most intimidating barriers to roleplaying for both new and experienced gamemasters or narrators is coming up with the initial adventure plot and details, and then once you get going, keeping the players on track and progressing through the story. In good old-fashioned dungeon crawls or hack-n-slash fantasy adventures, it isn’t a major problem as there is […]

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Toroidal Planets: a Science Fiction Writer’s Dream


So, recently, astrophysicists discovered through computer simulations that it is possible for planets to form in a toroidal (or doughnut) shape, with a hole in the middle. There’s a number of interesting results of this: If such a planet had a moon, it would be theoretically possible for it to orbit vertically or in a […]

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