Monthly Archives: April 2011

Out of the Tunnel, Into the Temple

After their battles with kobolds, the party finally made it out of the tunnel and directly into the temple.  Peering through a crack in the wall, they spotted an army of cultists watching a pair of cultists with glowing rods … Continue reading

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Surviving the World – Lesson 740 – The Living Dead

This made me laugh today: Surviving the World – Lesson 740 – The Living Dead.

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First Thoughts on Rift

Jaimie and I tried out Rift last weekend during their free trial. The Rift toons didn’t freak me out with their looks so that was a good start.  The interface seems to be on par with a lot of the … Continue reading

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Good Neighbors

I just finished reading Holly Black and Ted Naifeh’s Good Neighbors trilogy.  I really enjoyed it. The story follows Rue, a teenage girl whose mother has disappeared.  Rue has started seeing bizarre beings around town.  It turns out that Rue … Continue reading

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The Dungeonomicon

This is pretty neat – D&D’s setting as described is the Bronze /  Iron Age and not medieval times:  The Dungeonomicon > Classes & Class Features > The Wizards Community.  Think Exodus to Kings in Biblical terms or the Iliad … Continue reading

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The science on why games are not harmful

The science on why games are not harmful – Features – ABC Technology and Games (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). At this stage I really don’t have much more to add – I just wanted the link in case I get stuck … Continue reading

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Squishy Circuits

I watched AnnMarie Thomas’ TED Talk on Squishy Circuits a while back and it looks like a  lot for fun.  Essentially she’s making fully functional electrical circuits out of playdough. It’d be a great way of teaching kids about the … Continue reading

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Big Bear Butt Blogger » A Call to Bribe

Big Bear Butt put it beautifully: So… everyone here heard the old joke? Two guys are working on fixing a car. One turns to the other and asks, “Hey Joe, would you suck a guy’s dick for a billion dollars?” … Continue reading

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Healthy Homemade Fudge

I don’t know how healthy this is, but it sure looks tasty:  Healthy Homemade Fudge: A Great Gift! | Passionate Homemaking.  Since there’s only three ingredients it should be nice and simple to make.  I suspect you’d have to freeze … Continue reading

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Tiny Pallet House

I was thinking of an option like this (roughly at half size), for a shed in our yard if we need it: Tiny Pallet House.  The reason why I would go with this instead of building from scratch is that … Continue reading

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3D-Printable Thorn Dice Are All Kinds of Geeky

3D-Printable Thorn Dice Are All Kinds of Geeky | GeekDad | Wired.com. I can’t picture myself spending $75  on a set of dice, but these are really cool.  Best part is that they’d make even better caltrops than just grabbing … Continue reading

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Kobolds in a Cavern

As the party made their way towards the exit (minus TheBeast who was apparently skinning the snakes from last time), they ran into a cave full of angry kobolds. The kobold’s wizard opened up with a poison cloud that slowed … Continue reading

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