Guest Column: The Healing Power of Playing Make Believe

The healing power of children’s laughter is undisputed. I was reminded of this on a recent opportunity to escape my quarantine, since coronavirus shut down cities across the United States. I went to the beach and was moved to tears by my friend’s willingness to touch me, and because of the intensity of joy radiating… Continue reading Guest Column: The Healing Power of Playing Make Believe

Next Steps for the Club

Hello readers! I haven't mentioned that I run a Patreon in a while, so let's talk about that for a minute (I promise I won't do this more than once a quarter-or-so). First things first: If you weren't already aware, my Patreon is at https://patreon.com/igrc. And for those of you who do know, you might… Continue reading Next Steps for the Club

TTRPG Play Culture: Safety and Consent

Safety first!

There was a recent incident with a streaming tabletop role playing gaming (TTRPG) actual play (AP) show where boundaries were crossed. In the video announcement about the cancellation of the show, they kept referencing how Safety Tools were not in place, and how they will be implementing Safety Tools moving forward. This is indeed a… Continue reading TTRPG Play Culture: Safety and Consent