I’m not Debbie. I’m not even Elfstar. But…

…Fantasy Heartbreaker is the number one Google result for “Elfstar.” This is, of course, thanks to the massive and generous linking of Whatever Happened to Elfstar?, far and away my most popular entry. Eight months later, I believe this is still the only Jack Chick femslash available. I’m rather proud. Jack Chick’s original “Dark Dungeons” Read More …

Ren Faires, Justin Bieber BDSM, and Christian singles

Fantasy Heartbreaker is now accumulating spam at about the same rate as actual comments. I’m amused by some of the subjects. Ren Faire garb This is kind of funny, because one of my favorite genres of fantasy gaming is what I call “ren faire fantasy.” The main characteristics of ren faire fantasy are a large, Read More …

Race, Class and type in the evolution of D&D

Today’s familiar model of class in fantasy games works like this: Pick a race, determining base characteristics and/or available classes. Pick a class, determining the majority of your character’s abilities and advancement path. That’s the model Gary Gygax created for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons in the late 1970s. Although there have been variant models over Read More …