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Hey – come walk with me behind the scenes at work

June 5, 2020 |
Hey, it’s been a while. Yeah… it’s been a while. I hope you’re doing well. We’re doing okay here at MPL. As you know, things have been weird and out of whack as of late Keep Reading »

Players’ Journal: Locations and People

November 18, 2019 |
Locations and People These locations and people have been encountered by at least one of the adventuring groups at MadisonPL.   Saltmarsh Flanaess, Sheldomar Valley, Kingdom of Keoland, Viscounty of Salinmoor Population: Approx. 5,000 (Mostly human) Keep Reading »

Pokemon GO Walk and Social

November 4, 2019 |
Hi, and welcome back to the MadisonPL blog. My name is Joe and I’m here to tell you all about my experiences with the tweens, teens, and young adults here at the library. Today is Keep Reading »

Experience Points: Session 1 – Welcome to Saltmarsh

September 4, 2019 |
Hi, and welcome back to the MadisonPL blog. We were gone for a while, but we’re back now and with a whole new attitude. My name is Joe P and I’m here to tell you Keep Reading »

Experience Points: Session 0

August 21, 2019 |
Hi, and welcome back to the MadisonPL blog. We were gone for a while, but we’re back now and with a whole new attitude. My name is Joe P and I’m here to tell you Keep Reading »

What do you get when you mix Kurosawa’s samurai films & anthropomorphic animals?

December 5, 2017 |
You get Stan Sakai’s legendary anthropomorphic rabbit character, Usagi Yojimbo (兎用心棒 Usagi Yōjinbō, literally Japanese for “rabbit bodyguard”). Based upon the real life legendary 17th century samurai, Miyamoto Musashi, this deliciously rambling and expansive period fantasy Keep Reading »

Tired of the Same Old Fantasy Role Playing Games?

November 24, 2017 |
Take your game night to 2nd century China, 5th century Scandinavia, and feudal Japan with Qin, Yggdrasill, & Legend of the Five Rings Roleplaying Games. Qin: The Warring States Qin is set in Ancient China, Keep Reading »

Alias Grace: Did she do it or didn’t she?

September 25, 2017 |
Did she do it or didn’t she?  It’s 1843, and Grace Marks has been convicted for her involvement in the vicious murders of her employer and his housekeeper and mistress. Some believe Grace is innocent; others Keep Reading »

Schadenfreude, A Love Story

September 11, 2017 |
The subtitle tells it all: me, the Germans, and 20 years of attempted transformations, unfortunate miscommunications, and humiliating situations that only they have words for. “You know that feeling you get watching a pompous jerk whine Keep Reading »

Imagine if sunlight burned you alive!

August 21, 2017 |
Eclipse by Zack Kaplan Imagine if sunlight burned you alive.  In the near future, a mysterious solar event has transformed the sun’s light into deadly immolating rays. The world of Eclipse takes place 10 years after Keep Reading »

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