Monthly Archives: May 2011

So You Want to be a Wizard

I’ve read the kids the first three books in Diane Duane’s Young Wizards series. We’ve made it through the third book. There will be spoilers for those three books. What strikes me about the series is its theology. The universes … Continue reading

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Keycon Report

Jaimie and I did make it out to Keycon. It was fun overall. The biggest single obstacle to my enjoyment was that the current cold virus decided to hit me hard on Friday and Saturday. Friday Trying to get information … Continue reading

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Keycon Weekend

Jaimie and I had hoped to go to Gencon this year, but our budget wasn’t up to it. Instead we’re headed to the local convention – Keycon. I’m really not sure what we’ll see or do there. Mostly we’re going … Continue reading

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Multi-part Solos

I like this idea for making solo monsters more interesting: The basic premise is to split a Solo creature into two or three subsections, each of which get their own actions and initiative count. This doesn’t mean that the monster … Continue reading

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Paladin’s End

As the party rounded a corner a group of hobgoblins and humans came charging at them. The party fought them off with ease as a lone figure with a huge sword stood and watched. Behind the figure was a large … Continue reading

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Guide to Choosing a Virtual Tabletop Program

I’m thinking of starting up an online game, so I’m looking around for online tabletop program. I used OpenRPG years ago to get through a good chunk of The World’s Largest Dungeon. Sadly, it doesn’t seem to have updated since … Continue reading

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Metal boot rack

I’d love to buy this metal boot rack, but their minimum order is 300. I’d set up something like this with a couple of small chairs and an old floor mat, but this is a much prettier solution. I need … Continue reading

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Q: How do I find the love of my life? (a Mathematician’s perspective)

Q: How do I find the love of my life? (a Mathematician’s perspective) | Ask a Mathematician / Ask a Physicist answers one of those questions that I’m glad I don’t have to wrestle with any more.  The Physicist’s take … Continue reading

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