The Supergeek Chronicles

Mike Christensen. Podcaster. Freelance writer. Professional geek.

I meant to be a lot more productive this morning, but just ended up watching a bunch of clips from “The Daily Show” and “Last Week Tonight.” On the plus side, I know much more about what’s going on in the world right now. On the downside, I know much more about what’s going on in the world right now.

Happy Friday, from Wolverine!

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From “Uncanny X-Men” Annual #11, by Chris Claremont and Alan Davis.

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Why I Game - The Tale of Miros Allos

This year is the 40th anniversary of Dungeons and Dragons. So, in celebration of that, and in light of the fact that D&D released a new edition this summer, I’ve been posting some stories I have of playing Dungeons and Dragons and other role-playing games.

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A while ago, I alluded to the fact that one of my characters basically went on to become the Nick Fury of my friend’s campaign world, and that this wasn’t the last time this happened. This time, I’m going to talk about how one of my other characters became a MUCH bigger deal than I originally intended.

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Why I Game - The Dice Want To Murder You

This year is the 40th anniversary of Dungeons and Dragons. So, in celebration of that, and in light of the fact that D&D released a new edition this summer, I’ve been posting some stories I have of playing Dungeons and Dragons and other role-playing games.

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Last month, Wizards of the Coast launched the new Player’s Handbook for Dungeons and Dragons 5th Edition. This hopefully means that there will be lots of new players joining the game, some of them experiencing role-playing for the first time. So I thought this would be a fun opportunity to talk about a salient point that every role-player deals with at least once in his or her life:

The dice want you dead.

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Sleep-Walking Nun Pun (Text Message)

My friend and roommate Jeffrey has a tumblr blog, check it out.

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