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Roll-Initiative will post daily with the things that interest you most!   Music Monday: We’ll start the week right by celebrating a favorite artist or song that celebrates something Geek or Nerdy.   Tabletop Tuesday: Tabletop is more than just D&D. Join us each Tuesday as we discuss what’s happening in the Tabletop world.   […]

Music at the Table

As previously mentioned, one of the many things I like about D&D and tabletop RPGs is the ability to become immersed in a fantasy world. There are many ways to improve and create an immersive environment for your players. Ambient music and the well timed use of sound effects are sure to liven up the […]

Favorite Tabletop Game?

For today’s Tabletop Tuesday, we’re not featuring our favorite games, but asking you what’s yours? What Tabletop RPGs and Boardgames are you most interested in playing? Not only is this a fun discussion, but it helps us plan appropriately!  

Nerf Herder

We can’t talk about “geek rock” without a little Nerf Herder. Formed in 1994, they’re well known for their punk-rock style and lyrics filled with gems of geekdom and pop culture references. Their name actually originates from a Star Wars reference. A “nerf herder” is a fictional occupation referred to by Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) in the 1980 […]

The Avengers: Age of Ultron

  This week’s Flick and Feature is The Avengers: Age of Ultron. I will not spoil the movie for you, but I will highlight a few of the things that stood out. Now, with so many Marvel movies, it’s hard to outdo yourself every time. That’s a problem Disney/Marvel and in this case Joss Whedon has […]

Nintendo Entertainment System

  For today’s Throwback Thursday, we’re celebrating the birth of a gaming empire. Nintendo has a lot more competition today, but in 1985 they ran the show. Their commitment to quality and consistency brought us to where we are today.   Nearly 30 years ago, the Nintendo Entertainment System or NES as we refer to […]