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Hi! I'm Heimdall, a burly, dragon-y type of person. I'm a professional artisan with a focus on leatherwork, but I also do illustration (digital and traditional), writing, 3D printing, copper electroplating, and bone/horn/antler carving. My studio name is A Thousand Rasps, from the Icelandic saying Þúsundþjalasmiður, meaning "smith of a thousand rasps" or "jack of all trades."

I'm interested in well-thought-out low fantasy settings, all kinds of art, Norse mythology, weight training, and world building. I have a BS in computer science and still enjoy coding. I'm nonbinary and prefer gender neutral pronouns, but I'm not picky. Also, I'm married to a cool guy.

Like everyone and their mother, I'm writing a novel series. Mine is fantasy and called the Heartseeker Trilogy. All three books are drafted, but I'm currently focused on finishing the first one, Swordsworn. (And I'm probably slacking. If you're reading this, you have permission to yell at me. ;))

I love to talk about music and am eager to share recommendations. I like folk metal (especially unique stuff--I've grown very picky about the usual "Viking heathen" stuff since there's so much out there), black metal, stoner metal, NWOTHM, new retro wave, medieval folk and neofolk, and all manners of throat singing.
Some bands I like
Wolfmare, Goblin Hovel, Nine Treasures, Tengger Cavalry, Trollfest, the Sword, Candlemass, Hällas, Purple Hill Witch, Immortal, Bathory, Arany Zoltán, Corvus Corax

I mostly RP realistic low fantasy but I'll venture into high fantasy and Renaissance settings as well. I would love to get back into Star Trek-ish scifi. I generally dislike "slice of life" and modern settings. If you like my characters or just want to chat, drop me a line! I'm also a site moderator, and I'm more than happy to help with any RPR-related questions and concerns.

Some of my RP occurs on a fantastic MMORPG called Furcadia--I also do occasional art and development for the game, and I enjoy building sweet maps!

Rave Reviews

Heimdall has an array of unique, exciting characters and is almost always available for a good round of RP! - CelestinaGrey
Heimdall is such a talented person, and it's plain to see in all the works they produce; a true craftsperson, and an accomplished artist of many media. I've cherished every piece of artwork I've commissioned from Heim, marvelled while wandering Northkeep's great halls, and been inspired by their leatherworking when I outfit my warriors for their next adventures. But don't let the visuals distract you; Heim's writing is just as complex and stylistically cool as the rest! - Dragonfire

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    Heimdall helped guestbook comments become more readable in the Runelore character styles1 day ago
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    Heimdall reported a bug in 1.0 and then had to wait very patiently FOR THREE YEARS until it was finally fixed by the release of 2.01 day ago
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    Heimdall helped push notifications not be too overzealous4 days ago
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