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Lego Star Wars Clone Scout Walker – 20th Anniversary Edition – A Review

20th Anniversary LEGO Clone Scout Walker - ATRT-1

On April 1st, Lego released five sets commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Lego Star Wars theme, each set came with a new version of an old set, as well as a limited edition minifigure presented in their original guise.

These minifigs (Darth Vader, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Lando Calrissian) are pretty much the main reason people will want to buy these sets as they each come with a commemorative stand and look pretty snazzy.

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Magic: The Gathering’s Mythic Invitational Was Spectacular

Magic the Gathering Arena Mythic Invitational

This past weekend Magic The Gathering’s Mythic Invitational at PAX East was the siren’s call… Magic: The Gathering is aiming to be an esports powerhouse. With $1,000,000 Prize Pool and 64 invitees ranging from content streamers on Twitch, Magic Pro League Players, and the top 8 from Magic: The Gathering Arena, along with streaming the whole tournament across four days on Twitch, this is not a moment to be taken lightly.

Now, I’m not new to Magic, but I am new to Magic Arena. I’ve only been playing online for a few months, due to the fact that I once tried Magic Online and it felt like a more expansive version of Shandalar.

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The Story of the Short Story “The Passing of a Storyteller”

The Story of Passing of a Story Teller

This is the story of a story. The journey from challenge to the blank page to false starts to the written word, from audio to backburner to more false starts to video. This is the process by which I wrote my first complete piece of fiction in ages and what I did with it after I finished the last draft.

This is the story behind The Death of A Storyteller.

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Small Oddities

Small Oddities Throwback A Few of my Favorite Fandoms

Small Oddities Throwback: A Few of my Favorite Fandoms

Since it’s first incarnation years ago, the Small Oddities series has morphed into a kind of small and occasional DeviantArt Exhibition.

Part of that transformation is because while I am adept at using words, I am not an artist in the visual sense, so it’s nice to celebrate the artists I come across that take similar inspirations from the pop culture that I enjoy and turn them into their own works of art in various forms.

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Michael Witwer Rolls a Natural 20 with Empire of Imagination: The Life and Legacy of Gary Gygax

Empire of Imagination by Michael Witwer

Empire of Imagination by Michael Witwer is a grand retelling of the life and times of Ernest Gary Gygax, from his childhood and earliest inspirations, playfulness, and adventurousness ness to his early wargaming and the creation of the game which is synonymous with his name Dungeons & Dragons, to the exile from the company he founded in TSR and his resurgence as a celebrity. It’s all in the pages of this books.

The author of this book takes a novel approach to the telling of Gygax’s life story by making a narrative out of it.

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