marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,

A Collection of Unmitigated Pedantry

To be read here.

Ancient Mediterranean, mostly, medieval, and pop culture. But fascinating. Particularly the Practical Polytheism series, starting here, that starts with a gibe against D&D that I can only back up entirely.
Tags: role-playing games, websites, world-building: religion

  • thieves and backgrounds

    Contemplating the D&D thief. Going full scale old-school, first edition: Pick Pockets Open Locks Find/Remove Traps Move Silently Hide in…

  • Appendix N

    Appendix N: The Eldritch Roots of Dungeons and Dragons by Peter Bebergal A selection of works from the famous D&D Appendix N. With some…

  • the DM vs the writer, on magic objects

    though a different point this time. . . . I've seen solemn discussions of magic items in D&D and how the ancestral sword that looked so nifty at…

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