Thursday Thought’s: Movie-tober!

horrorEvery October I tend to watch at least a few movies for the Halloween season.

This is my top 10 movies I watch annually!

Enjoy!

 

 

1 Coraline

2 The Exorcist

3 Silence Of The Lambs

4 Carrie

5 Beetlejuice

6 House Of 1000 Corpses

7 The Devils Rejects

8 From Dusk Till Dawn

9 IT (original 1990)

10 The Nightmare Before Christmas

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Zephirah’s Adventure: Blogging Schedule!

Since the blog’s inception it has had one consistent thing. Change. It has been nothing short of a magical adventure that I have undertaken and I am ecstatic for all of the metamorphosis the blog has undertaken.

With that being stated, I have an updated schedule of topic’s that are going to be posted through out the week.

Monday’s: Magic! The Gathering (MTG)
Tuesday’s: Tunes (music)
Wednesday’s: Warcraft
Thursday’s: Random Topic!

(Topic’s that are not covered through out the rest of the week!)

Friday’s: Feature of the week!

(This will be community based. Weather MTG, Warcraft, or anything that would spark interest at the moment!)

Saturday’s: Zephirah’s Adventure Podcast!

I know I have not mentioned Sunday’s in my list of days or topic combinations. The reason for that is I would like to plan for the following week of post and continue to keep my Sunday evenings available for my D&D Campaign.

Essentially, the blog post have went from Monday, Wednesday & Friday post up to daily with the exception of Sundays. That is a total of three more post weekly. I am taking this on because I have so many interest and want to make sure I am giving the topic’s that I would like to cover enough space to grow. The blog is called “Adventure” for a reason. So why restrict the topic list or post that I would want to post due to keeping at a schedule that does not no longer fit.

While I am here I wanted to thank all of the readers for visiting, reading, liking the post, and listening to me banter on endlessly in the podcast form of the blog. For those of you that have posted comments or provided feedback, a special thank you to you for everything. I have enjoyed our conversations and would love to interact in that capacity more often.

Feature Of The Week: Ten Candles!

I know, for the most part, my feature’s on the blog and podcast have been Warcraft related blogs. I am currently in a weird head space with playing Warcraft currently and I am searching other interest. One of the many things I am looking into are table top games like Magic! The Gathering, RPG’s like Dungeons and Dragons, or a plethora of other games in the RPG space.

My younger sister recently started to watch a few different things on Twitch. One of those channels just so happens to be HyperRPG. (https://www.twitch.tv/hyperrpg) It is mostly because she loves the power rangers and the channel has a few of the current cast members featured on the channel. Yes, she is a nerd in her own way, and I absolutely love her for it.

HyperRPG host a tabletop RPG by the name of Ten Candles.

Ten Candles story telling table top role playing set in the genera of tragic horror. You can play with any number of players and among them one would be the game master. Their job to describe the world, to control the antagonistic them, and generally act like a narrator and referee. The rest will create and play a single character, a survivor fighting against the apocalypse and the creatures in the world. Ten Candles isn’t about winning or about beating evil/darkness. It’s about how the characters face their darkest hours. It’s about how they slowly lose their humanity, their traits and their hope.

Each character has a vice, virtue, a hope, and a brink. A brink is hidden trait from all of the other players and details what they are capable of once pushed to brink of terror, despair, sorrow or deviation. This trait is only available once everything else has been “burned” by the candle.

Also, a set of voice recordings are used once the final recording in case the other players find it and they hear their final message to the world.

The core rules of Ten Candles recommend playing in the dark by the light of ten tea light candles. Playing in the dark may be difficult for individuals who are visually impaired, while fire can be a strong anxiety trigger for several people. The rule book also recommends actually burning pieces of your character sheet while you play. Again, for individuals who are uncomfortable around fire, this can be a concern. A game and group can avoid using the fire if they so choose entirely or use battery operated candles.

For some basic understanding, a light is extinguished by failed conflicts. The story would move forward at that point. In the case of use of real candles – an accidental extinguished candle would also break the scene. (If not using candles or using battery operated candles, the game master would prepare a way to properly deal with how the candles could be accidentally be put out and review that with the rest of the players.) At the beginning of the next scene, there would be a series of truth’s spoken by each player including the game master and the story would continue on from there.  As the game approaches it’s final scenes and the candles are dwindling, Conflicts get more difficult, and the power of narration slips from the hands of the players into the hands of the game master.  The last candle means one person is left alive and to extinguish the candle would also end their life.

I know that is a lot of information about the game, but that is the general way on how the game is played – without the character creation. I am very interested on seeing how that would work and possibly work through a game as a one off deal.

If you are interested in viewing the HyperRPG sessions of Ten Candles, you can start with this video.

Please visit the HyperRPG Youtube page here!

If you are interested to learn more about the game, please visit the official game’s website here

Zephaniah’s Adventure Podcast: Episode 11 !

Zephaniah’s Adventure Podcast: Episode 11 for July 25, 2018 

In this episode Ten Candles, Blaqk Audio, Just Another Magic Monday

Podcast / Community Spotlight: Announcement’s!

This week’s show is going to have a feature of the week, Your WoW Soundtrack & two adventure segments. It is going to be slightly different in its nature when I will referencing of Warcraft, and how taking a break from the game currently is the best option for me. There will be no community spotlight in this weeks episode.

If you are ever interested in participating in any way for the podcast, please feel free to reach out. I do not bite, I promise. Links for twitter and the blog’s discord are available in the show notes.

Twitter: @Zephirah_Zella Discord Link: https://discord.gg/UEnwEKx

Feature Of The Week: Ten Candles!

Post will be available on Friday!

Your WoW Soundtrack, Part 11: Blaqk Audio

https://zephirahsadventure.wordpress.com/2018/07/24/your-wow-soundtrack-part-11-blaqk-audio/

The Adventure, Part 1: Just Another Magic Monday!

https://zephirahsadventure.wordpress.com/2018/07/23/just-another-mtg-monday/

The Adventure, Part 2: It’s ok to take a break!

https://zephirahsadventure.wordpress.com/2018/07/25/warcraft-take-a-break-yes/

Shout Outs:

Enygma, Sparrow, HyperRPG, Mike Ginn, Blaqk Audio & Wizard Of The Coast

Music used in this episode:

“Alchemists Tower”, “Alien Restaurant” & “Division”

Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

World of Warcraft and terms, concepts, images, logos, and other materials related to it are trademarked & copyrighted to Blizzard Entertainment. No Copyright Infringement Intended! Until next time, I hope your adventure is awesome!

Until next time, I hope your adventure is awesome!

Warcraft: Take a break? YES!

warbringers-jaina-e1532372382964.jpgWe as people have a plethora of things that we are involved in during a daily basis. As a Warbringers Jainagamer, that is no exception.

At this point in the game of Warcraft for me, I believe that a short break is a much needed thing. Even with the recent update to the game with 8.0 and all of the changes that it brings. I am not suggesting that this is the best choice for everyone or every player and if you still are playing this late in the expansion, that is great.

I am happy for you.

Really.

I know I have been blogging, podcasting, reading news, doing research for and expending a metric ton of energy into Warcraft as of late. I still love the game. I do not believe that I will not ever not enjoy the game on some level. At times, taking a break from things that you love and going back to it with fresh eyes is the best thing to do.

On that note, I do want to bring to your attention, if you have not been paying any sort of attention to the Warcraft site or news, to the animated shorts. The first installment is for Jaina. It is definitively a great watch.

Featured Blog: ZIMB!

ZIMBThis weeks featured blog is “Zombies In My Blog” or ZIMB for short.

On their about page they describe themselves as “covering all things horror and Geek Culture! Once in a while, we’ll review Zombie books, movies, TV shows and video games. From time to time, we’ll post articles covering horror and pop culture, in general.”

Their blog is where every horror enjoying, Zombie loving, nerd accepting place where you should have your eyeballs!

Please take the time to visit their page here! (Clicky, Clicky!)

If you would like to talk more about World Of Warcraft, other Blizzard Games, books, TV, Movies, or any other topic please feel free to join the blog’s discord server!

Join The Community here: https://discord.gg/UEnwEKx

Zephirah’s Adventure: Episode 9!

Zephaniah’s Adventure Podcast: Episode 9 for July 11, 2018

In this episode Ender’s Game, Zombies in the Safari, Community Spotlight with Ali & Warcraft History!

Podcast / Community Spotlight: Announcement’s!

If you are ever interested in participating in any way for the podcast, please feel free to reach out. I do not bite, I promise. Links for twitter and the blog’s discord are available in the show notes.

Twitter Zephirah_Zella

Discord Link: https://discord.gg/UEnwEKx

Just as a reminder to the listeners in discord, please enjoy the music and your hearing by turning down the bot’s volume. All you have to do is right click on the user named “Rhythm” and turn it down to about 10% or whatever volume is comfortable for you!

Feature Of The Week:

Your WoW Soundtrack, 9 & 10!

Community Spotlight: Ali

Shout Outs:

Evaric for suggesting the music for me!

Rob Zombie, for being such a bad ass, and rocking out for as long as I have been alive!

To Ali and her super awesome introduction to podcasting – keep up the good work!

To Blizzard for an awesome game that I absolutely love.

Music used in this episode:

“Alchemists Tower”, “Alien Restaurant” & “Division” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Until next time, I hope your adventure is awesome!