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It’s Not Always Just a Game

This is an odd entry to write. Most writers use their blogs to talk about current projects, or failing that, things that matter.
I don’t know how many of you feel that table-top roleplaying games actually matter, and I don’t expect to make any converts with this entry, but writing is supposed to be, in some way, telling the truth about yourself. The truth of the matter is that, yes, I’m a tabletop gamer in my off time, recently part of a group again after a near ten year hiatus. I started playing Dungeons and Dragons before I was ten years old, pulled into it by my sister who played in a game run by our uncle. My cousin had had to drop out because his mother, my aunt, was deeply Christian and had a problem with her son playing “Satan’s game”.
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Justifying My English Degree: The Baby Steps of Always Sometimes Monsters

The Game: Always Sometimes Monsters

Publisher: Vagabond Dog

Genre: Life-RPG

The Trailer:

The Critique: I’ve just been kicked out of my apartment, my boyfriend left me a year ago for reasons I don’t know yet, I’m out of money, low on food, my best friend is teetering on the edge of starting heroin use again, and the last mail I receive before my landlord changes the locks is a shitty royalty check and an invitation to my ex’s wedding, which is in 30 days. So, my quest is to make enough money to get to that wedding and stop him before he marries someone that I’m positive must be all wrong for him.

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