July 19, 2020

It's Scary - 10 Years Later

Hello Wizards!

I hope all of you are having an amazing weekend. Today, I thought I'd talk about something that has been on my mind for quite some time - a massive burnout. Well, a massive blogging burnout, at least. 

Over the past several years, I've seen bloggers that once were quite active in the community, disappear into their real life, one at a time. There are people I thought would be here longer than me that have already left the community. I'm not like many that move forward right away. I see the good things that people do to make this community inclusive and when they leave, it actually makes me sad.

For a while now, I've had blogger burnout. It's not because I don't like blogging, but it's because guides are not my thing. Interaction is - as you could tell from the events, streams, and now, Spiral News. There are times I want to make a blog post, and I know y'all still read my blog - thank you for that - but I don't feel like I did before. I don't know if it's because I've been blogging half or possibly 75% of the time many of you've been alive. 😂

Overall, I don't know where this blog will go in the future. But I do know that I'll do my best to continue trying my best to bring the community together - no matter the platform. Thank you all for giving me the change to do that over the past 10 years. And yes, I know this was a very random blog post. Thank you for reading! Until next time, I'll see you around the spiral.

July 14, 2020

Spiral News - Christmas In July Giveaway

Hello Wizards!

I hope you're having a wonderful start of a new week. Today, I wanted to share with all of you that Spiral News will be coming back (it seems that the past several weeks have involved numerous breaks). I've asked Kingsisle for support on an epic new giveaway for the next episode of Spiral News which will be a Christmas In July themed episode. 

You can join me on Saturday, July 25th for this new awesome new episode of Spiral News. I'm not going to tell you what exactly I'll be giving away since I'd rather you tune in live to see. I will say that you won't be disappointed. So, today I'm going to announce the time of this new episode!

Saturday, July 25th @ 3pm Central / 4pm Eastern

Be sure to subscribe to the channel linked above for notification of when this new episode is live. I hope you'll be able to tune in live. I'll be talking with everyone who is able to in the live chat! Also... If you haven't already, be sure to check out the recent episode of Spiral News - where I'm giving away 3 UFO mounts. Thank you all for your support. I look forward to the future! 

July 13, 2020

A Note On Recent Happenings

Hey there!

Before I begin, this is a post on recent happenings. I will not mention any names or even go into what has happened since I've moved on. Instead, I'm going to share who I am as a person to the entire community - since many read my blog from various communities.

I've never stated my political beliefs here on my website, but I want to be real with all of you. I support our President, I love the United States, and I'm a Christian. I am also gay, I am a Democrat, and I support equality for all. I'll get into the type of equality I believe later on in this blog post. The first set of beliefs has gotten me into a whole heap of trouble with many. I understand I don't share the same belief set with the community as a whole and that's fine. But, let's get on to the purpose of this post.

I've always accepted those with different beliefs. One person, that I hope doesn't mind mentioning, is Autumn Dreamwalker. We've been friends for 10 years now. She knows me more than anyone in the community. She also knows that I respect her as a person even if we have differing beliefs. I'm sure she doesn't mind me saying this - hehe - but she does not support Trump. And I do. Guess what? She's gonna host a Halloween Run event with me in October and we're gonna stream the last dungeon of Azteca together. I definitely accept different opinions and beliefs. Another couple hundred are all of those that attend our events - I certainly know all of you have different beliefs, but still want to be friends with all of you.

Overall, I know that I'm not perfect. I just won't say it so much that I hate myself again. As a community, we have to recognize that there are people with different beliefs. I have different beliefs. And I am accepted here because I finally accepted myself for who I am. I'll do everything in my power to make sure all people are accepted here as well - even those I disagree with politically. That was, is, and will be the message I spread to this community until the game no longer exists (let's hope that's a century from now - haha). I'd like to invite everyone to our next event, the Halloween Run in October. If we can't unite the community as a whole, then we will unite together to share a REAL community for those that want true friends. The best of friends are those who think differently than you but still accept you. That is the message, we, as a community, will share here on out - that no matter what you believe, you are accepted & loved. Just like the fansite owners in 2009 & 2010, WE (all of us willing to) will bring that message back to this community.