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First Time Gamer: Moon Sedai

Welcome to the feature for this Polyhedral month, First Time Gamer, where we will share stories of people from our staff and from around the country’s experiences as a “First time Gamer.” To start us off, This segment introduces us with my first time experience gaming, Vampire the Masquerade, a game I was introduced to ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

Knight Industries Two-Thousand

With the closing of Magical Mounts month and recent press over the Confederate Flag, the famous car, General Lee of Dukes of Hazzard has seen some press lately I decided to focus on a far superior 1980s car…. The Knight Industries Two-Thousand, KITT, from Knight Rider. Knight Rider was a staple of the 80’s Prime-time ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

Non-Traditional Magical Mounts

This month is Magical Mount Month at Land of the Nerds, and we’ve done a lot of focusing on My Little Pony, Dragons, and other creatures ridden into battles and such. But there are several creatures in myth, film, and stories that can be seen as “non-conventional mounts.” Now, generally, when I talk about “mounts” ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

All Hail the Pumpkin King

Ray Villafane. Pumpkins that look photo shopped. October Facebook feeds full of nothing but his amazing art. Are you with me yet? That’s right, I got a chance to talk to the gourd god at Phoenix Comicon. As you can probably tell from our Facebook feed on Land of the Nerds, the Knave with the ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

Thundercats, Ho! ! ! ~ Moon Sedai Knows Everything

So, you want to know about Thundercats, the animated television show from 1985–89, with a reboot that aired from 2011-2012. You may already think that you know everything about the show. Well, let me break it down for you. The Thundercats were designed by Theodore Walter “Tobin” Wolf (July 21, 1922 – June 21, 1999. Wolf served in the U.S. ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

Rancor Mounts

Can you imagine having a rancor as a mount? It would be like riding the Incredible Hulk! Here’s a cartoon showing the Rancor Keeper and his buddy from ROTJ – with a happy ending! But seriously, look at the way this creature is built, the jaw structure. He can bite into something even bigger than ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

Highway to Hellscream: The World of Warcraft Mounts

It’s level 20 and you’ve finally reached the pivotal level. Like a newly minted 16 year old, you get your apprentice riding and head toward the nearest mount seller. As any first-time teen can tell you, the first ride is slim pickings.        The mounts are slow, plain and are only a ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

Yatay Yatay Yotoh – Deconstructing Ubese Part II

You are going to want to make sure you read the first part of this post, here, but we are reverse-engineering Boushh’s language from Return of the Jedi. There are a few steps we have to take before we can begin translating phrases into our own version of Ubese. First step, phonology (the sounds of ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

Bela Rides the Wheel of Time

As we continue with Magical Mount Month, I’d like to take some time to talk about the most ‘mundane’ of horses in my favorite book series, the Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan (and completed by Brandon Sanderson). I’m talking about none other than Bela. (Note: there are spoilers for the series in this post.) ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

Ouroborus

I know many of you are thinking that the ouroborus, the snake eating it’s own tail is not a really cool magical lount, but I think you might change your mind when you realize that the serpent is awesome. Jormundgandr Jormundgandr is so large that he encircles the earth with his tail in his mouth. Jormundgandr ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

Midichlorian Mounts

Midichlorians ride humans. Anakin is mostly midichlorians. Yoda has the highest midichlorian count known … until Anakin. Yoda rides his Luke Skywalker steed. Luke must be ridden by a high amount of his Dad’s midichlorians plus Yoda’s. Luke might be carrying more midichlorians than anybody ever?   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

Yatay yatay yotoh – Deconstructing Ubese Part I

I used to write a conlanging blog called “Makealang.” For those that don’t know, “conlang” is short for “constructed language.” I got into it after the Fellowship of the Ring movie came out and I read that the Elvish language in the books was not merely clever gibberish, but an actual language Tolkien had created. ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

Opinion Minion Top 5 Pegasus games

OK,  today we are talking about Pegasus. Yes, the Greek god Pegasus, the one that you hear less about, but everybody likes. now I like Pegasus cause he is a horse with wings. He doesn’t need magic or a horn to fly. He is a normal flying horse (Horses Flying is normal?)that has wings. This ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

Defending Bronies

I shouldn’t have to write this post, but let me explain where this comes from. Recently, after leaving Phoenix Comicon, I heard the following argument (paraphrased) “Because it’s disgusting. Men shouldn’t be into My Little Pony. It’s a cartoon for little Girls!” The person speaking was a large, angry man bullying five teenaged girls, who ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

Umbrella Corps

Donald Pease – Founder/Commander Paul Sirak – 2nd in Command Chris Zunnino – Master of Social Media and Director of Public Relations Paul came into Umbrella Corps through loving the game and being a gamer at heart. Starting initially with a background in the arts, Paul is one of those who assist in making every rotting ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

 

Introducing Magical Mount Month!

Hi, Moon Sedai, Nerd Girl in Charge here at Land of the Nerds To introduce Magical Mount Month, I thought I’d do something special. Starting with later this evening, and over the next several days, you’re going to see a series of posts written by Anexandros, my husband and Partner-in-crime, detailing experiences he had two years ...   Source

Moon Sedai

Moon Sedai

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