Monthly Archives: February 2011

Do Not Go Gentle

Sadly this is what bedtime with my kids feels like a lot of the time.  Not usually because they’re playing games but because they just don’t want to go to bed.  Maybe I should teach them this poem? Sheldon® Comic … Continue reading

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Logging Off: The Internet Generation Prefers the Real World

Logging Off: The Internet Generation Prefers the Real World – SPIEGEL ONLINE – News – International.  This article rings true for me.  On one of the podcasts I listen to, someone told the story of their grandma the techie.  She … Continue reading

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We’re Moved In!

As of Monday, we are officially moved in to our new house!  It is weird to go from a 60+ year old house to place that’s brand spanking new.  We’re delighting in all kinds of things – drinking water straight … Continue reading

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Your Mind, It is Blown

This made me laugh, especially when compared to the original. via Your Mind, It is Blown « Whatever.

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Identifying Warcraft Screen Elements

Every once in a while I get something on my screen that I don’t recognize.  Turns out you don’t need a macro to identify odd screen elements just move your mouse over the unidentified element and type the following: /script … Continue reading

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Are we born to run?

I listened to this TED Talk a few days back: Christopher McDougall’s argument is that humans evolved as cursorial hunters. Early humans would have hunted their prey by running it into the ground so that the prey collapses from exhaustion. … Continue reading

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Kobold Traps

As you follow the directions to the Black March, the path branches. The most well trod path follows a rushing river upstream.  It appears that the cultists consider this area safe as they no longer make any efforts to conceal … Continue reading

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Placeholder habits for setback times

I liked this reminder: Like an old acting teacher used to say, if the answer has to be “all” or “nothing,” most of the time it’s going to be “nothing.” via Placeholder habits for setback times | communicatrix. It’s always … Continue reading

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Bearwall; MMORPGs and old school RPGs

I liked this post by Big Bear Butt Blogger » Bearwall; MMORPGs and old school RPGs.   I definitely prefer tabletop RPGs to MMORPGs, but getting people together is a major pain.  If all you’ve played are MMORPGs or other computer … Continue reading

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Obstacles in RPGS

Obstacles in roleplaying games do not exist in order to prevent a PC from doing something. They exist in order to challenge the players to come up with an interesting way of doing it. via The Alexandrian » Blog Archive … Continue reading

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