Table-top Roleplaying: Imagination, Camaraderie and Windows to the Psyche

Geek Things Considered

Early D&D Early version of Dungeons and Dragons, then called Chainmail

Tabletop gaming used to be the gateway for nearly every hard-core geek into an imaginative world where grand stories would unfold and epics were begun. I personally cut my teeth on a small paperback book for Dungeons & Dragons that my brother brought back from boarding school in England back in the 80s. The book was small, pocket sized really, with no pictures and an obtuse writing style that made it difficult to understand at times. The rules were rough, the type was small and the book generally had no aesthetic appeal; yet I was still enthralled enough to start making characters in my spare time. It was a strange thrill to just make an adventuring party on paper and outfit them with equipment, manage the weight of their gear and balance their abilities together. I made characters for hours but…

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About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

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