Hello there folks, I am back with another viewpoint from the player’s perspective. Today I want to talk about a topic that made me decide to start writing these articles in the first place. When it comes time to sit at the table and play are you proactive or reactive? Let’s start at the beginning,... Continue Reading →
One of the most profound, formative movies I have seen in my life is Apocalypse Now. It's certainly visually, and to an extent, existentially stunning, but it remains part of the cultural zeitgeist because of the pop culture references contained therein. There is one in particular of which I am frequently reminded: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1b26BD5KjH0 In the... Continue Reading →
The idea of the "suspension of disbelief", of which you've surely heard, is quite simple: in order for any form of art to be effective, it's viewer (or listener, or whatever) needs to, in some way, suspend his disbelief. The idea was first articulated by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, in his Biographia Literaria, which can be... Continue Reading →
Welcome to a beautifully illustrated, amazingly structured and wonderfully imaginative universe. Do: Pilgrims of the Flying Temple is a collaborative storytelling game designed for interested adults and tween-aged kids.