Erik Tenkar

is creating Old School Gaming News and Community Building

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About Erik Tenkar

Hi, my name is Erik Tenkar and I'm the proprietor of the blog Tenkar's Tavern, which was founded in 2009.  Actually, Tenkar's Tavern is more than just a blog these days, its an old school gaming community. We have a thriving Facebook Community with over 2,100 members, and active Discord Server with over 650 members and a daily Old School Gaming Podcast - Tavern Chat. Yep, The Tavern isn't just a blog anymore ;)  

Tenkar's Tavern in all of its forms has become a news hub of sorts for events in the OSR corner of the gaming universe and beyond. Oh, and of course a place to find the latest gaming related Kickstarters - the good, the bad and the downright ugly.

The secret to the success of The Tavern quite simply is its community. It's that community that drove me to organize Appreciation Days for Basic Fantasy Roleplaying and Swords & Wizardry back in 2013 (with the S&W Appreciation Day having over 130 participating blogs) as well as The 12 Days of OSR Christmas in 2013 and every December since.

Juggling all of these balls is time intensive. With two-plus blog posts a day, recording, editing and distributing a daily podcast as well as moderating and participating in The Tavern's Facebook Community and Discord Server throughout the day, seven days a week, The Tavern has turned into a true part-time job. One I thoroughly enjoy and would not change for the world, but a daily responsibility none the less.

The Tavern will always be free in all of its forms and the community will always be open to all. I ask that you treat Tenkar's Tavern as a Neutral Ground and a place to talk gaming and geekdom while leaving your real-world stressors behind. Your support at any level is greatly appreciated.
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When we hit 50 supporters a month in support, I'll add a monthly "off hours Tavern Chat" on the Discord Server to accommodate members of the community from across the pond.
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