I've been playing role-playing games since 1982 when I was 9
or 10 and my dad picked up TSR's
Dungeons & Dragons game, co-created by E. Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, with many early suppliments put out by Judges Guild. While recently I've
been playing more 7th Sea, I still
play AD&D (although I had been on hiatus from about 1994-1998),
since it's the system into which I've invested the most time and money.
I've put together a large amount of notes on The World of
Greyhawk from Gary Gygax's Gord the Rogue novels.
These are notes from my 1997-2001 campaign: Mordred
Speaking of which, there is a Boston SF con run every January,
called Arisia. They have had excellent
links to all sorts of SF stuff, but fewer now than in days gone by in
Another older Boston area SF con run in February is Boskone
Gaming has been male dominated, but it doesn't need to be. Women in
Gaming is an advocacy group with e-mail lists and articles discussing
gender issues in gaming.
Looking for a good read? You could try the
Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy Books