Extras

RPG Related extras, news and quips.

Marrett House Art Show

The Marrett House in Standish Maine is hosting their 9th annual art show, among the artists: yours truly (Lloyd Metcalf). That’s right, D&D game guy that I am, is also part of the Saco River Artists League.           Enjoy the show & sale of art & fine crafts by local artists … Continue reading »

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Attention Artists

Learn the Jeff Miracola Technique If you are an RPG and art nerd like me and don’t know the name Jeff Miracola by now, you might be living under a rock. Jeff is an accomplished illustrator from companies such as WOTC, TSR, Mars Attacks, and a million others. He is most recognized among the Magic … Continue reading »

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Get Raven to Texas!

My friend and RPG illustration client Bill Barsh who owns Pacesetter games and simulations has come up with a ‘sponsor a youngster’ sort of program. My daughter was humbled and excited to be chosen as the first for cause. Below is a re-post of Pacesetter Games post on social media. At the core Bill has … Continue reading »

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Does Art Sell RPGs?

Does Art Sell? When Lesser Gnome’s Zach Glazar started to delve into the world he had been dreaming about as an RPG producer he did his due diligence. He scoured boards, media, creators groups, books and more. Inevitably one topic ALWAYS came up – Art and Illustration. Despite what seasoned RPG creators like Frank Mentzer … Continue reading »

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Rollin’ in a Dungeon Wonderland

Manacles ring Are you listening In the pit Treasure glistening A beautiful sight We’re happy tonight Rolling in a dungeon wonderland Gone away, is the paladin The kobold now, we are torturin’ He sings right along Which tunnel’s wrong Rollin’ in a dungeon wonderland In a chamber we can trap the shaman And pretend that orc’s … Continue reading »

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My strategy for a Tim Kask adventure

Tim Kask DM extraordinaire I have been lucky enough to sit at Tim Kask’s gaming table a number of times now at Gary Con and North Texas RPG Con. All times I have died…. once with what the players at the table could only assume was carnivorous ape snu snu. This year I have formulated … Continue reading »

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RPG Mini Mod Kickstarter DELIVERY!

RPG Mini Mods DELIVERY! What is this you are looking at? It is the FINAL PRINTED ELEMENTS OF THE KICKSTARTER!! Mini Mod RPG adventures are getting packed and ready to ship now that ALL products are in! Those who had digital backers will get their .pdf’s very soon as well. You will notice your Kickstarter … Continue reading »

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Have Fun Storming the Castle!

Have Fun Storming the Castle!! How will you be riding into battle during your next game? With RPG’s there are no limits! They may take away our dignity… but they can NEVER take our FREEDOM!!   Visit the RPG store  

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Hiring an Illustrator or Artist?

You need to hire an Artist, Illustrator or Designer Now What? How to proceed. Many indie publishers and small businesses recognize the value of art, illustration and graphic design when it comes time for marketing. A disconnect seems to happen between the recognition and looking for professionals. Part of this disconnect may have something to … Continue reading »

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Black Friday RPG Shopping

Black Friday RPG Shopping Supporting an independent RPG artist There has been a lot of talk about Black Friday starting on Thursday afternoon, big box stores, and giant conglomerates with billions. A move to support small local independent business has been on the rise. Nothing is smaller, or more independent than a freelance RPG artist … Continue reading »

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