Interview with John Paul Ried, Game Master and Writer of The Medford Family Chronicles

April 17th, 2017

 “I love D&D!”

Author’s Bio of John Paul Ried

 

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John Paul Ried grew up in Upper Montclair New Jersey and moved to Phoenix, Arizona

in 2013. He has taught both college level history and English classes at Essex County College in

Newark NJ and Illinois Central College in Peoria IL. Mr. Ried also has taught Special Education

classes in public schools in both Kentucky and Nevada. He has three Masters Degrees and

multiple certifications.

 

 

Mr. Ried has an extensive professional fundraising background for non-profit

organizations such as the National Kidney Foundation and the Boy Scouts of America. Currently

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Mr. Ried is CEO of Palamaran Adventures LLC which markets and distributes his fantasy fiction

books. He is also Chairman and Founder of the Arizona Fantasy Gaming Association (AFGA).

Since 1975, Mr. Ried continually plays many editions of Advanced Dungeons and

Dragons and Pathfinder. In his books, he has brought to life his Campaign World for his readers

to enjoy. His first book, “Reckless Ambitions: The Medford Family Chronicles Volume 1,” was

published by AZ Publishing LLC in May 2015. Mr. Ried’s second book “Capricious Deities:

 

 

The Medford Family Chronicles Volume II, was published in December 2015. The third book in

the series, “Pivotal Ruckus: The Medford Family Chronicles Volume III,” was published in

August 2016. Book IV – “Academic Mayhem: The Medford Family Chronicles Volume IV,” is

being written now.

 

 

He draws inspiration from his very demanding cat named Enalan. Along with his writing,

Mr. Ried also enjoys attending Sci-Fi/Fantasy conventions and has met hundreds of imaginative

and interesting people such as Isaac Asimov, Margaret Weiss and Tracy Hickman, Terry Ferrell,

and Penn and Teller (Rebo and Zooty).

 

 

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For more information, please try these internet links below.

1. www.palamaranadventures.com

2. https://www.amazon.com/John-Paul-Ried/e/B00Z4OW910/ref=ntt_dp_epwbk_0

3. www.azpublishingservices.com

4. https://zenescope.com/

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Boston Metaphysical Society - a Steampunk Comic and interview with Madeleine Holly-Rosing

January 30th, 2017

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Find the Comic here!
http://bostonmetaphysicalsociety.com/

Join the conversation on Facebook here!    https://www.facebook.com/BostonMetaphysicalSocietyComic

 

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Brick and Mortar store spotlight: Isle of Games

January 24th, 2017

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Hi everyone we got to spend some ime and chat with Drew from Isle of Games!

How can you help your local store?

How to work at a game store?

www.facebook.com/isleofgames/

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TusCon 43 The Hero’s Journey

November 21st, 2016
The Hero's Journey, what is it, how does it relate to western psycology, and how can you use it to create compelling stories?
 
Earl Billick
URL: iaaatucson.org/earl-billick/
 
Michael A. Candela
URL: www.michaelcandela.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-candela-34800233
IMDb: nm0133701
Facebook: mcandela3
Twitter: @MichaelCandela
 
Linda Addison
URL: www.lindaaddisonpoet.com
Instagram: https://instagram.com/nytebird45/
Facebook: linda.d.addison
Twitter: @nytebird45
 
Weston Ochse
URL: www.westonochse.com
Facebook: badasswriter
Twitter: @westonochse
 
Janni Lee Simner
URL: simner.com/
Facebook: janni
Twitter: @jannileesimner
 
Beth Meacham
Twitter: @bethmeacham
 
Tamara Boyens
URL: www.tamaraboyens.com/
Twitter: @TamaraBoyens
 
 
Book reccomendations:
 
 

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TusCon 43 Character creation workshop with William Herr and Jay Smith

November 15th, 2016
Proven methods of developing your characters by William Herr and Jay Smith.
URL: www.williamrherr.com
Facebook: W-Herr-211483592268575
Twitter: @snarf005
URL: zebrapix.wix.com/jaysmithaudio
Twitter: @jayandrewsmith
 
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TusCon 43 an Hour with George R. R. Martin

November 15th, 2016

We had a great time at TusCon 43 and wantedto make sure we shared the great panels and events with those who couldn't be one of the 500 ticket holders. I hope you enjoy this: An Hour with George R. R. Martin!

https://tusconscificon.com/   #TusCon43
 
TusCon 43 Hour with George RR Martin on Saturday, November 12. Moderated by the ever awesome Scott Glener! (Twitter: @ScottGlener)

 
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Interview with Neall Raemonn Price and the Kickstarter of Scion second edition

October 14th, 2016
Neall and I got to hang out and chat about the newest version of the RGP we all love and know...or do we...

I'm really looking forward to this Kickstarters release and yes it is blasting past goals as each day passes!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/200664283/scion-2nd-edition-tabletop-rpg

(Reposted from http://ragnarokandroll.podbean.com/)
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Interview with David Sokolowski, the gaming life & Sun Spots

September 19th, 2016

David and I got to hangout and talk gaming and let you hear more about his Call of Cthulhu book Sun Spots now live on Kickstarter!

Sun Spots is a horror RPG scenario set in 1920s New England for 3-6 players that takes between 8-10 hours to play. It has been written for Call of Cthulhu and will be updated for the 7th edition of the rules. 


Dave Sokolowski’s website: http://weird8.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/davesokolowski.weird8

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SokolowskiDave

Jake Coolidge’s website: http://www.jakecoolidgecartography.com/

Reuben Dodd art gallery: http://sorrowking.deviantart.com/

He Who Laughs Last Kickstarter:  https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/davesokolowski/he-who-laughs-last-a-cthulhu-dark-rpg-scenario

www.kickstarter.com/projects/davesokolowski/sun-spots-a-call-of-cthulhu-rpg-scenario


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INTERVIEW WITH Venger Satanis & the Crimson Dragon slayer

September 15th, 2016

We got a chance to hang out with Venger Satanis and chat about some of his current projects!

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Tomb of Beasts and Interview with Dan Dillon & Wolfgang Baur!

August 12th, 2016

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This book is beautiful and had to be shown full sized!
Tomb of Beasts by Kobold Press for D&D5th edition.
 
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/350683997/tome-of-beasts-300-new-monsters-for-5th-edition

 Our Indigogo
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-creative-play-and-podcast-make-season-3-great-cosplay/x/13423267#/

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