Fairy Chess: not at all what you think

Fairy Chess is a variant of traditional chess, known in Fairy Chess circles as Orthodox Chess, sometimes in the form of a game, but mostly it’s comprised of chess problems. ...
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World of Warcraft: Sprites in Mists of Pandaria

Sha Tainted Sprites Deep in one of the most remote places of Pandaria a mysterious race of sprites have a little sylvan kingdom. It is a stretch of enchanted wilderness full of crystal pools ...
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Shape-Shifting Changelings

Shape-Shifting Changelings… These sly, manipulative creatures are far from the selfish, unpleasant Changeling babies from classical folklore, who are, at worst, annoying and repulsive babies who torment their worried parents. Shape-shifting changelings ...
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The Boggart has been Released on Pottermore

Earlier today, Pottermore released the first few chapters of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, including the Defense Against the Dark Arts lesson featuring the adaptive Boggart. Rowling presents new ...
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Fairies in Classic Games: The Legend of Zelda

The universe of The Legend of Zelda is one of the longest-lived and most beloved fantasy video game franchises. The first game in the series was released in Japan in 1986. ...
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Wisps in World of Warcraft: Ghosts or Fae?

Folklore surrounding will-o’-the-wisps has been deeply ingrained in modern fantasy, popping up prominently in literature, movies, and popular games like World of Warcraft. One of Disney and Pixar’s collaborations, Brave, delves deep ...
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Bad Fairy Case File #351: The Boggart

A small, pesky household fairy originally found in English folklore, the Boggart was likely invented to explain unexplainable misfortune within the home. ...
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The Sylvari: born of the Green Man and Other Folklore (Guild Wars 2)

Guild Wars 2, the sequel to the online role playing game Guild Wars, is currently in beta and is rumored to be scheduled for a summer 2012 release. Among the game's ...
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The Strange Fairy Ring in the Remote Wooded Hills of Tirisfal Glades (World of Warcraft)

In the massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG) World of Warcraft (better known by many as “WoW”), a mysterious ritual in a remote part of the game’s landscape takes place. ...
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