The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Don’t panic. Now that we’ve got that settled, let’s double check the essentials. Do you have a towel with you? A towel is the most massively useful item an interstellar hitchhiker can carry. Next, find your copy of “The Best Vogon Poems of 1984.” Once you’ve got that,...
The Temple of Apshai

The Temple of Apshai

It began with Dungeons & Dragons. In the late 1970s, Jim Connelly acquired a Commodore PET to assist in his work as a Dungeon Master. He led a regular game in California. One of his players was a man named Jon Freeman, the author of books like The Complete Book of...
Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders

Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders

I have a confession to make: I love the Weekly World News. If you don’t remember the Weekly World News, it was a tabloid magazine that you could pick up in grocery stores. It told stories about characters like Bat Boy, merfolk, cryptids, and more. It’s no longer in...