Monthly Archives: July 2014

Murder on the Dancefloor

I couldn’t resist after the events of this week’s game – it was a masked ball in a Dungeons and Dragons game, of course there was going to be mayhem… The write-up just went live with full details if you … Continue reading

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Archery Lesson

One of the cool things about changes in staff line-up is that as you get to know the new people you work with you sometimes find people volunteering unusual and distinctive hobbies. Case in point has been the recent revelation … Continue reading

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Monday Gaming

This week’s Eberron D&D game writeup has been posted, featuring a long road trip and unexpected pyrotechnics and hints of shenanigans to come… I’m finding that running a game that’s an extended chase scene is posing challenges in terms of … Continue reading

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Online Identity

Maybe it’s a result of my unabashed geekdom, but I’m increasingly aware of how few of the people I grew up with seem to have embraced technology. While I’m sure they are still out there, it does seem sometimes as … Continue reading

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Quick Roundup

This week’s innuendo-packed special edition of our weekly Roll20 D&D session is now up under Chapter Two of the Wartorn campaign. It was deeply amusing for several of the wrong reasons and is about as childish in humour as you … Continue reading

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The Dickens Law

I stumbled over the original text of the following article back in the late nineties when I was working as tech support at a local college. I copied it, showed it to a few people and then promptly found that … Continue reading

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A quick side piece

I went to sleep the other night with a small sentence fragment rattling around my skull and since then it’s spooled out into a short fantasy story of a little over two thousand words. The first line reads: “Old Night … Continue reading

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