It’s 6h00 on a Sunday Morning. My 5-year old son is watching Captain Flamingo on the Tube. I’m looking at the blog’s stats ,still somewhat bemused to have at least 58 unique visitors day in day out (I need to go to California, apparently they dig me over there!). I’m also touching up on typos […]
Archives for September 2007
Now with even more spoilers than usual! You’ve been warned!
Three weeks ago, I sent a questionnaires to my 5 D&D players. I finally got all 5 responses (in exchange for 750 xp each) and I’m posting the 3rd one today, along with my usual editorial comments. See here and here for previous postings. What character do you play in our current D&D campaign? (Name, […]
Image Source: WotC D&D Miniature Game After having skipped a week from our usual bi-monthly game, I was really looking forward for this week’s. One of our players, Stef, had to stay home because his Wife was away and he was with the kids. So I offered to move the game over there. So I […]
I have two blasts from the past to share today.
It’s one of the most frequent requests, debates, and lists on Boardgamegeek, behind “what can I get my girlfriend/wife to play?” It’s fantasy adventure boardgaming, and it’s coming to a shelf near you. Why is this so popular? Many, many people play or played D&D. Unfortunately, as we grow up and get out of college, […]
Like a lot of Dungeon magazine subscribers, it’s with shock and apprehension that I learned about WotC’s revocation of the Dungeon and Dragon magazine licenses. For those who don’t know yet, Paizo, the publisher of the two magazines, created a new D&D 3.5 compatible adventure magazine (they just don’t say it out loud) called Pathfinder […]
Introduction We all love the wonderfully resplendent graphics possible on todays graphic hardware. It’s really quite amazing, the stuff we are able to squeeze out of some extremely complex arrays of silicon. But current GPUs have a dirty little secret that I am going to share with you. Current GPUs are terrible kludges, composed of […]
We continue with the third topic in this discussion on the life stages of a RPG gaming group that borrows heavily on the work place team development concept. So far we covered the definition of a RPG Team, it’s forming stage and the harsher storming stage. When the storm becomes unbearable there are two choices […]
Image Source: Necromancer games’ Mother of all Encounter Tables. It’s Thursday and as I’ve seen a surge in reading on that day, what better time to serve a post of mini-musings? I’m playing tomorrow and I’m taking the evening off from prepping and blogging to recharge my mental batteries before the game. But as I […]