This post was liked by @MonteJCook and @TonyDiTerlizzi. To explain why I am experiencing nerd nirvana I am running Planescape Tuesday and working on my own #TRPG called Dead Gods.
@MonteJCook @TonyDiTerlizzi To explain why this affects me so we have to go back to 1997. I was 14 and walking into Monty's Used Books in Kansas City. I hope they are doing well. Lord knows I put their kids through college. I was not a huge roleplayer at the time. Sure I played with my Uncle every other -
@MonteJCook @TonyDiTerlizzi 2/week. Some DnD and a lot of Marvel Superheroes. Still have a soft spot for that game. But I wasn't the collector I am now. And then I saw it.

Planescape. The original box set, a couple of the Monstrous Compendiums, and the adventure Dead Gods. The art caught my eye because-
3/it was unlike anything I had seen before. So I had some money and I grabbed them all - and consumed them. My concept of fantasy changed over night. A basic enjoyment of roleplaying became a lifelong passion.

Which is cool, right? Passion for hobbies is awesome.
4/But there is more. This passion for games extended far past DnD and one of those games was Vampire the Masquerade. And like many fans of VtM I tried larping. Which had its ups and downs - holy shit... that is the understatement of the year - but this would change my life.
It was there that I met Shannon. My better half and certainly the love of my life. She and I have been together for 18 years now.

All because I picked up the work of these two men (and David "Zeb" Cook and others). My entire friend circle is made up of roleplayers.
I honestly have no idea what my life would be like if I had made a different purchase. So if I look like I am geeking out a bit it's because I am.

So a sincere thank you to both of you. You changed my world in all the best of ways.

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