The Scroll of Memories
Jan06

The Scroll of Memories

(Squire Bluffs, Some-when in a distant past) Not exactly a story, but a work in progress of the people of Squire Bluffs. Do not take offense if I have left off your name, because GemStone II, The First Worlde, was 20-plus years ago. I invite you to add anyone I have overlooked in a comment, please. Likewise, please take no offense if there is no phrase next to your name, my grey matter only held on to so much… When Luxelle was...

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An Old Journal Page
Jan05

An Old Journal Page

(A page out of a very old journal from Squire Bluffs, undated … there was, as yet, no reason to count time…)   When I was young, the world was young. We feared Swamp Giants, … and people were injured even by the orcs. There was only one level of the dungeons. The castle was not yet lost, … And you could still fall off the bridge there! Vicious Cave Trolls killed the hapless; those doomed to wander. …...

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Don’t Cry For Me, Elanthia
Oct28

Don’t Cry For Me, Elanthia

(27 October 2014: by Benjamin Breen at TheAppendix.net) What follows is a reconstruction of a lost archive. As our collective memories of virtual communities age—as we move from digital pasts stretching back a few years to ones stretching back decades—they begin to acquire the patina of nostalgia that comes with generational time. The internet is old now. Our memories of it are becoming old too. And experiences online that seemed...

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