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Trampas “Dragonhelm” Whiteman is best known for co-creating and administering the Dragonlance Nexus fan site. He is co-author of three Dragonlance books – Holy Orders of the Stars, Knightly Orders of Ansalon, and Races of Ansalon. When not evangelizing Dragonlance and other settings, Trampas is a husband, father, podcaster, and web designer. Trampas also enjoys reading comics, reading fantasy and scifi novels, and playing D&D.

Mystic Origins

Mystic

The Dragonlance mystic was first introduced in the Fifth Age line of products, which used the SAGA system. The timeline had jumped forward 30 years past the end of Dragons of Summer Flame, when the magic of the world left with the gods. Or so we thought. As it turned… Read More

Kender

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By Chuck Martinell, Ed Mekeel, Tim Sheflet, Weldon Chen, and Trampas Whiteman Kender Names Each kender has a given name, as well as a more descriptive “chosen” name (usually – but not always – chosen by themselves) that best describes their exploits, achievements, and outlook on life. They have a… Read More

19 Years and Counting

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It seems like it was only yesterday that the Dragonlance Nexus began. A lot has changed since those early days. It’s hard to believe that we have hit the 19-year mark, but here we are. Not bad for the site they said wouldn’t make it, huh? I’ve recounted the origins… Read More