Warrior Gods

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Manipulating
Mastication.
Your body’s sold on
Oral Sensation

Electric Visions,
Eclectic Thought.
Your mind’s made up,
Your politics bought.

Lustration
Or libation?
A time to live
By Dictation?

Where’s it going?
What’s it for?
Why are you fighting?
And then, who’s war?

And when it’s over,
The fighting done,
Survey the field.
Who’s really won?

What’s it matter?
Who will care
if tomorrow comes
And you’re not there?

It’s your time now.
A time to think.
Your future balances
On the brink.

Into forward
Or reverse?
After all,
Who comes first?

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Many (many) years ago, I discovered role-playing and Dungeons and Dragons in one of the after school clubs. It revealed a universe that allowed me to flex my storytelling muscles and enjoy a mixture of fantasy and sci-fi and feed the escapist dreamer inside.

Over time, I played (and story-led*) many systems including Call of Cthulhu*, Shadowrun, Dungeons & Dragons*, Middle Earth, In Nomine*, Bushido, Chivalry & Sorcery, Chill, Warhammer, Warhammer 40k, Gammaworld, Hawkmoon, Stormbringer, Immortals*, Marvel Super Heroes, Paranoia, RuneQuest, Vampire: The Masquerade*, and a couple of my own devising (Medieval* and Parody*).

I explored live-action role-playing – eventually running my own club and developing my own LARP systems (Fools Gold and Dream Conquest) – and usually found myself in script-writing or game-master duty, writing over 500 individual live adventures over the period, many linked into the world events of the fantasy land we created. I also volunteered for Curious Pastimes and Lorien Trust at their main LARP events (special effects at the Ritual Circle), and did a little script work, cameos and improv for Curious Pastimes. I was also the South East's Editor (UK) for the LARP magazine The Adventurer.

The rest, as they say, is history.

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