Dungeons and Dragons Gets A Makeover

The New York Times is reporting Dungeons and Dragons is getting a fresh makeover, and Wizards of the Coast is seeking fan input.How does this relate to Paganism? Well, it's hard to explain, but it kind of does...I think exploring fantasy and exercising the mythic imagination is an important part of converting to Paganism from another belief system. When you are in the process of leaving the only worldview you have ever known for something very different, having a safe outlet for … [Read more...]

Harry Potter: Making Fantasy Cool Again

As a girl growing up in the 80's I was in fantasy genre heaven: She-Ra: Princess of Power, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, Willow, The Never Ending Story, Red Sonja, The Princess Bride, Conan, Excalibur, Clash of the Titans, The Beastmaster, Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal among many others. Waging epic battle against the tyranny of the annoying, younger brother was easy with such cunning, brave and resourceful role models.Then in the 90's we had....... Dragonheart and Ever After. Xena … [Read more...]