GE17: Meet Ben and Brent

Ben Gerber & Brent Newhall cover for Jonathan while he's engaged with real life stuff for his first home. Brent and Ben sneer at real life, preferring to spend our time on the internet. Where it's virtual, and friendly. They do what comes naturally, which is talk about themselves. They discuss their upcoming projects, talk... Continue Reading →

DNDNext First Impressions

So, for those of you that missed it, the upcoming rules set of D&D has entered a public beta, and you can sign up now over at Wizards of the Coast (be careful, there's still some server load and issues with download links. Check their Twitter for help if needed.) I've been looking forward to... Continue Reading →

Poaching from the best

There comes a time where all storytellers realise that their stories are less original than they'd hoped. But that's fine. Georges Polti claimed there were only thirty-six possible plots in our narratives, and having looked over the list both on Wikipedia and in the fourth edition of Legend of the Five Rings, I'm inclined to... Continue Reading →

An Overdue Introduction

Hello everyone. I think it's about time I introduced myself, since it's been three months since my last post here on Troll. My name's Benedict, used in full to be less confusing with Mr. Troll himself, Ben Gerber. I've been a tabletop roleplayer now for twelve or thirteen years, since the days of school lunch... Continue Reading →

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