Confessions of a part time sorceress Archive

  • “With tongue-in-cheek humor, the creator of the award-winning Confessions of a Part-Time Sorceress takes on the self-help section, proving that the benefits of the Dungeons & Dragons® game goes far beyond simple entertainment.” During PAX Prime 2011 NERD TREK met with Wizards of the Coast to discuss their new line of Neverwinter products.  After the interview we spoke briefly with Shelly Mazzanoble, author of “Confessions of a Part Time Sorceress”.  Although her first book was intended for a female audience, I had read it in hopes of passing it on to my wife.  (Everyone wants their wife to play D&D right?)  When I found out she had a new book entitled “Everything I need to know I learned from Dungeons […]

    Everything I need to know I learned from Dungeons & Dragons

    “With tongue-in-cheek humor, the creator of the award-winning Confessions of a Part-Time Sorceress takes on the self-help section, proving that the benefits of the Dungeons & Dragons® game goes far beyond simple entertainment.” During PAX Prime 2011 NERD TREK met with Wizards of the Coast to discuss their new line of Neverwinter products.  After the interview we spoke briefly with Shelly Mazzanoble, author of “Confessions of a Part Time Sorceress”.  Although her first book was intended for a female audience, I had read it in hopes of passing it on to my wife.  (Everyone wants their wife to play D&D right?)  When I found out she had a new book entitled “Everything I need to know I learned from Dungeons […]

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  • At PAX Prime 2011, Loveless and I had the opportunity to sit down with Laura Tommervik and Shelly Mazzanoble from Wizards of the Coast and talk about their new line of products featuring the city of Neverwinter in the Forgotten Realms. I started out the conversation by voicing my familiarity with the Dungeons & Dragons game and reluctance to proceed from 3.5 into the new D&D 4th edition. I explained to Laura that most of my acquaintances have passed along negative feedback regarding the 4th edition of D&D. Much of the feedback I have received referred to D&D 4e as “tabletop WoW” or “a game focused entirely on tactical combat.” Laura’s response was both diplomatic and insightful, “The Dungeons & […]

    D&D: Neverwinter – Wizard’s Fiery Phoenix?

    At PAX Prime 2011, Loveless and I had the opportunity to sit down with Laura Tommervik and Shelly Mazzanoble from Wizards of the Coast and talk about their new line of products featuring the city of Neverwinter in the Forgotten Realms. I started out the conversation by voicing my familiarity with the Dungeons & Dragons game and reluctance to proceed from 3.5 into the new D&D 4th edition. I explained to Laura that most of my acquaintances have passed along negative feedback regarding the 4th edition of D&D. Much of the feedback I have received referred to D&D 4e as “tabletop WoW” or “a game focused entirely on tactical combat.” Laura’s response was both diplomatic and insightful, “The Dungeons & […]

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