Dragon Magazine rants 2 – Language

The second article of Dragon's first issue, Languages, deals with in-game linguistics, with a slight emphasis on percentage statistics (mainly concerning the possibility of a random monster/being knowing a given language – I imagine that back in the day randomness was a big thing for DMs), and raises some pretty interesting issues and questions, both … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Dragon Magazine rants 2 – Language.

Dragon Magazine rants 1 – Magic & Science

(For this (hopefully weekly) column I'll be reading issues of the Dragon Magazine, starting from the first one, trying to find one or more articles in each worth of commentary/ranting. I kick off with Issue 1, and the first of the two articles which I found interesting in it.) The first issue of the Dragon magazine, released … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Dragon Magazine rants 1 – Magic & Science.

Nefarious Spirit – Nefarious Spirit demo (Underground Soundscapes, 2016)

Can a band's country (or a wider geographic area) of origin be surmised by its sound? During the early days of the second wave black metal I do think that this was a case – though not a simple one, and definitely not without exceptions. There was a characteristic Greek black metal sound (which if … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Nefarious Spirit – Nefarious Spirit demo (Underground Soundscapes, 2016).