Streets of Las Vegas – Part 2

I was supposed to post the last part of my review on Wendy’s Feast of Legends, but I’m behind on reading it and don’t have enough for a post.

Then I remembered that I have a novel getting published at Black Opal Books, and that I promised them that I’d do publicity for it…

My urban fantasy novel Crossing the Line takes place almost entirely in Las Vegas, my adopted hometown. And I have photos of Las Vegas! Click through to see more.

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Vocabulary of the Orion Arm: The N’s and O’s

Vocabulary of the Orion Arm - Today's Lesson - The N's and O's

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I couldn’t post this on Friday, so I’m making up for it today. Read on to learn common Trade words that start with the English letters N and O.

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Meet the Valka – Part 2

(Having trouble with the pronouns? Check out this post, and be sure to tune in to the latest episode of the podcast while you’re reading it!)

Sean again. Last week, I told you about the valka. Now let’s look at some of the traits that you’ll use to make them in Covenant. Click through for more.

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Feast of Legends – Part 1

Wendy's Feast of Legends

Wendy’s Feast of Legends (FoL) is a full, straight-faced roleplaying game and campaign that’s also part of a hamburger shack’s advertising campaign. I’d normally rip it a new one, but this is an odd beast, even for a game tie-in, and requires a nuanced response.

I mean, I am going to rip it a new one, but not for the reasons that you’d expect. I might need more than one post to do it, though, because this one is rough. Click through to start.

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Vocabulary of the Orion Arm: The L’s and M’s

Vocabulary of the Orion Arm - Today's Lesson: The L's and M's

(Don’t forget to tune in to the latest episode of the Radio Free Covenant podcast!)

We haven’t talked about Covenant’s Trade language and other slang for a while. We should remedy that. Read on to learn common Trade words that start with the English letters L and M.

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Meet the Valka – Part 1

Covenant Game Design - Meet the Valka - Part 1

(Having trouble with the pronouns? Check out this post, and be sure to tune in to the latest episode of the podcast while you’re reading it!)

Sean again. We’ve introduced you to:

Now it’s time to meet the final playable sapient species, the valka! More below the fold.

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Meet the Humans – Part 2

Covenant Game Design - Meet the Humans - Part 2

(Having trouble with the pronouns? Check out this post, and be sure to tune in to the latest episode of the podcast while you’re reading it!)

Sean again. Earlier this week, I told you about the humans. Now let’s look at some of the traits that you’ll use to make them in Covenant. See below the fold for more.

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Meet the Humans – Part 1

Covenant Game Design - Meet the Humans - Part 1

(Having trouble with the pronouns? Check out this post, and be sure to tune in to the latest episode of the podcast while you’re reading it!)

Sean again. We’ve introduced you to:

Now it’s time to meet your distant descendants! That’s right, we’re talking about humans today. More below the fold.

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