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About harrylthompsonjr

I'm a writer, a photographer, and a lover of role playing games. I've moved my blog to wordpress in hopes of actually getting some feedback. We'll see :)

RPG Process: How We Became Magical Girls, Part 2

Theme, plot, and characters. These are probably the most important parts of any RPG, at least that’s my opinion. I decided that, thematically, I wanted to explore concepts like “Power is a responsibility” “Balance of innocence and adulthood” “Family and … Continue reading

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RPG Process: How We Became Magical Girls, Part 1

If you told me a little over a year ago that I’d be running a Magical Girl RPG, I would have told you that you were crazy. While I certainly love the genre (see Am I Magical?), I just didn’t … Continue reading

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The Visit

For me, Christmas was always a beautiful time. As soon as the Thanksgiving turkey was digested, festoons of garland would appear around my bedroom’s door jamb. Softly glowing, orange-bulbed candles would light all of the windows, basking each room with … Continue reading

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It’s Been Forever!

Life has been busy. At least that’s what I’d like to say. The weekends have been busy, and the weekdays have been exhausting. I’ve been finding little time to draw, write, or even photograph, nevermind blog. So, what brings me … Continue reading

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Computer Issues and All That

Hey folks. So, the last couple of weeks have been kind of a bust for productivity here at the homestead. Between some necessary changes to my schedule and some issues with my computer, I’ve fallen way, way behind on my … Continue reading

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30 Day D&D Challenge, Day 18: Favorite Planar Being

When it comes to the various inhabitants of the planes, my favorites have always been fiendish. Demons and devils make excellent enemies, and their adherence to evil makes me very comfortable when I’m sending one into the blender that is … Continue reading

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30 Day D&D Challenge, Day 17: Favorite Animal

So, the topic is favorite animal, insect, vermin, or arachnid, and I chose instead to go for my favorite Magical Beast, which is darn close to being an animal. The Displacer Beast: I like them because they are sneaky. They … Continue reading

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