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5 Tips To Choosing A Talisman

5 Tips To Choosing A Talisman

03/11/2022 3:38pm 2 minute read Articles

Whether you believe in the magic of a talisman or not, our minds tend to form powerful associations with objects that can lead to very real effects. They can help us during times of stress, anxiety, depression, or just be around for good luck and positive vibes. Here are 5 tips to help you choose, make and use your own talisman:  Photo: Carved Obsidian Cross Necklace 1. Choose the right base The... Read more >>

7 Lucky Symbols for Talismans

7 Lucky Symbols for Talismans

03/11/2022 3:36pm 2 minute read Articles

There are hundreds if not thousands of lucky symbols out there that are said to bring you good fortune!   Here’s our top 7 that might make great talismans for you: 1. Ankh The ankh symbol is the Egyptian symbol for ‘life’ which represents the survival of physical death, as well as the ‘key of life’ as it’s shaped like a key. Photo: Egyptian Ankh Key of Life Tag... Read more >>

5 Cool Facts About Snakes

5 Cool Facts About Snakes

02/25/2022 1:42pm 2 minute read Articles

Our animal of the month are our wonderful scaly friends, snakes! Whether you think they’re scary or cool, here’s 5 cool facts about snakes you might not know:   1. Snakes have teeth AND fangs  Photo: Hooded Cobra Ring  Yup, they’ve got regular teeth as well as the sharp set of fangs you know about. They also come in the front and back, depending on the species. ... Read more >>

5 Spooky Urban Legends

5 Spooky Urban Legends

02/21/2022 4:33pm 5 minute read Articles

We’ve been sharing spooky Monday Myths almost every week on our email newsletter and Instagram for an entire year now! How cool is that? Out of all the crazy spooky urban legends out there, we’ve narrowed it down to our top 5 favorites…   1. Botan Doro The Botan Doro is one of Japan’s spirits of seduction. Legend tells of a samurai named Ogiwara. One summer night, he saw a... Read more >>

How to care for your unique dice

How to care for your unique dice

02/13/2022 6:21pm 2 minute read Articles

If you play any type of game with dice you’ll know that there are tons of beautiful handmade dice out there to choose from and you've got to know how to care for them. And there’s nothing worse than spending a ton on pretty dice… only to see them scratched, chipped, dirty or worn soon after.   How awful is it when you can’t see the numbers anymore? Dice care is a... Read more >>

3 Fantasy Games and Movies for Valentine's Day

3 Fantasy Games and Movies for Valentine's Day

02/08/2022 3:13pm 3 minute read Articles

Are you celebrating Valentine’s day this year? If you’re the stay home and chill kinda person then we’ve got some fun recommendations for a casual date night indoors.  From co-op games to movies, see our suggestions below. (Even if it’s just you and your bestie. You’ll both enjoy these on any day!) Our Game Recommendations:   Haven (PC, Xbox, PS4, PS5, NS)... Read more >>

5 Cool Facts About Wolves And Why We Love Them

5 Cool Facts About Wolves And Why We Love Them

01/25/2022 1:44pm 2 minute read Articles

Wolves are incredible creatures that have inspired countless myths, stories, art, and more, which is why we’ve picked wolves as our animal of the month! Here are 5 cool facts about wolves that you might know...  1. ‘Alpha’ wolves are just parents Because of certain stories, the image of the dominant breeding pair leading the pack is incorrect. Wolf packs are primarily the... Read more >>

Fun Facts About 6 Mythological Gods

Fun Facts About 6 Mythological Gods

01/13/2022 4:14pm 2 minute read Articles

At the Hoard, we love celebrating mythology. And some of the defining themes of the stories we know and love are the gods themselves! Here are fun facts about 6 mythological Gods.   Let me introduce our top six gods that have graced the Hoard with their presence… Thor, the Norse God of Lightning One of the most famous gods in the Norse pantheon, Thor is the son of Odin and the god of... Read more >>

The Bear and The Dragon

The Bear and The Dragon

01/03/2022 3:02pm 5 minute read Tales of the Hoard

Hallborn the Berserker had a choice. Either head east to slay the dragon that had been terrorizing the Kingdom of Perith, or to stay in the capital and be beheaded by the King.   When he thought about it, it really wasn’t much of a choice. When your raiding party is defeated and you’re held captive by a monarch, you don’t really get much of a choice.   So it was off to the East... Read more >>

The Bear & The Dragon, Part Two

The Bear & The Dragon, Part Two

01/03/2022 2:55pm 4 minute read Tales of the Hoard

Lasairfhíona and Hallborn told stories and spoke of themselves until the dawn started to creep over the horizon. The red-haired maiden looked up when a cockerel began to crow, bolted up, and barely said a word to Hallborn before she ran off into the line of trees.   “Oh, all right,” he muttered. “Yes, goodbye, nice talking to you too.”   But it was time, he thought, to go... Read more >>