Norse mythology represents the northernmost extension of Germanic mythology and stems from the pagan traditions of Scandinavia, comprising stories of various deities, creatures, and heroes derived from numerous sources from both before and after the pagan era. Most of this mythology focuses on the adventures of the gods and their interaction with various other beings, such as Humans, Giants, Dwarves, or Elves, which might variously be friends, foes, lovers, or even family members of the deities. 

A new index, to make things a little easier for navigation.

As usual, an index for any conversions I write up for this series.

Presented here is a television commercial from the 1980s for the Dungeons & Dragons RPG. There is certainly little here that would have induced most young people to actually play the game but, despite TSR's best marketing efforts, it succeeded anyway. Does anyone remember actually seeing this ad when it aired? And show us the game where a Lightning Bolt ever killed a huge Red Dragon! 

Back in the late '90s, most of my favorite gaming publications had become soulless house organs for big companies, and one of the freshest and smartest 'zines available was an independent publication called Serendipity's Circle. One issue I particularly enjoyed had as its theme "Bad Girls," the editorial for which appears here. 

This article by modeler John Flint appears in the May 1974 issue of the British publication "Wargamer's Newsletter." In that it refers to game sessions that use live fire to resolve combat, it is very reminiscent of what H.G. Wells presents in his 1913 game treatise Little Wars

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