• Retrospective – A year of gaming with kids (part 3)

    We’ve reached the third and last installment of my end-of-year review and reflection of the after-school club’s activities.  In this part I’ll talk a little about the observations I’ve made about the play of the various...

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  • Adventure begins with the first step

    DAZ Studio 4, no postwork. Like Unlike

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  • Tonight’s the night! Last minute River Song predictions

    Here’s a few ideas floating around my head as I foam with anticipation over tonight’s episode of Doctor Who ( 6:40, BBC1. Don’t miss it!). Much as I would love River Song to be the spirit...

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  • Some entertaining steampunk videos

    For those of you who aren’t familar with the League of S.T.E.A.M. , they’re a group of steampunk cosplay/entertainers who put out some pretty entertaining short videos as well as perform at various cons. They also...

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  • Marcon 46 Convention Review

    Over the Memorial Day weekend I had the chance to attend my first Marcon convention in Columbus, Ohio . Marcon is the oldest science fiction and fantasy convention in Ohio and is operated by SOLEA (the...

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  • Mutants and Dragons, Third Edition

    A while ago (November 2008, to be slightly more precise) I posted up a bunch of D&D-based Fantasy Archetypes for Mutants & Masterminds Second Edition . Now that the Third Edition has got its feet firmly...

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  • Communication Breakdown: Language in RPGs

    The other night I got my hands on a copy of Rogue Trader , one of the Warhammer 40,000 role-playing games released by Fantasy Flight Games . Naturally, the most immediate way to give the system...

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  • Scrabble Switch-Up

    Scrabble Switch-Up is another attempt by Hasbro to boost their Scrabble line with a bucket-load of variants. It’s 50% off on Amazon right now (follow the link). You can play regular Scrabble, or you can use...

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  • Clearing Out the Browser Tabs Roundup

    RIP Ned Strongin, creator of Connect Four. ( source ) ICv2 covers the Q1 game industry. ( source ) Techcrunch calls Zynga’s new Facebook game Empires and Allies a cross between Settlers of Catan meets Risk...

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  • Wure, Were, Werle: The 3W Safe Motherhood Game

    PLAN International Senegal teaches maternal wellness using a board game called Wure, Were, Werle, aka The 3W Safe Motherhood Game. The game teaches various lessons in taking care of yourself during pregnancy and birth, as well...

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