Record of Lodoss War OVA Rewatch Podcast: Replay #06

Many a 90s anime fan cut their teeth on the Record of Lodoss War OVA. This classic high-fantasy series is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the novel and has recently gotten a Blu-ray release.

Join us whether you are re-experiencing or checking out the world of Lodoss for the first time, as we delve deep into each episode with the following sections . . .

  • Welcome to Lodoss Island: A summary of what happened in the episode.
  • Leveling Up: A look into the growth of the characters and players.
  • Sword World Supplements: A discussion of fantasy tropes and role-playing elements.
  • Dungeon Master’s Guide: A comparison of the anime to the book.
  • Revelations from Kardis: Our favorite parts and final thoughts.



In Our 11th Year, We Forgot

Apparently after more than ten years of blogging, you start to get a little (a lot) forgetful. Before we knew it was already the middle of July, and we had failed to even remember that it was the anniversary of the blog.

Perhaps we were distracted by some of our new favorite things. Or by our travels. Or by convention prep. Or a mish-mash of other things. But we’ll just blame age.

Thanks for stopping by over the last 11 years!

All Points Bulletin: The 47 Jane Austens

A look at the If you have any suggestions for what to highlight on an APB drop us a line via email or Twitter.

narutaki_icon_4040_round Kate’s picks:

hisui_icon_4040_round Alain’s picks:

  • The 47 Ronin: Heroes or Villains?
    As with most things in history it is a bit hard to definitively give an answer to that question.
  • How Much is too Much?
    It can be hard to balance randomness in games but it is an important path to walk with forethought.
  • Flu Poems
    The 1918 Flu Pandemic begins to devastate the battlefields of WWI.

narutaki_icon_4040_round Octopath Traveler released!