My Thoughts On 5E

First off, let me say that I like it. In fact, I couldn’t be more pleased.

During the development and beta testing phases, I was more than a little concerned. It sounded like they were heading in the wrong direction. I really expected to be disappointed.

I have never been so happy to be wrong.

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Dwarven Forge City Builder Kickstarter

I hope you have some money saved up. You are definitely going to want to get in on this!!!

Dwarven Forge is running a City Builder System Kickstarter.

As of today, there are only eight days left.

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Game Science Dice Update

I received a comment recently on an older post by Louis Zocchi, creator of Game Science dice.

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Tavern Dungeon Decor Kickstarter

Johnny Lauck (owner of Mega Miniatures and creator of the Discount Hobby chain of hobby stores) has started a Tavern Dungeon Decor miniatures kickstarter.

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Campaign Cartographer 3+ Is Coming Soon!

ProFantasy has been working hard for quite some time on their newest version of the world’s best mapping software: Campaign Cartographer 3+ (CC3+). Technically, it is still in beta testing. Realistically though, it is done and ready to roll. Existing users were offered an Early Adopter version (with a free upgrade to the final release) and the forums are a buzz with praise.

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Let’s Try This Again

Here we are, many weeks later, and I still haven’t written anything. My last post ended saying that the drama was over. I wish! My spider bite healed just fine but my back pain became significantly worse and things went downhill from there.

The short version is that I believe I now have a handle on what is going on and think I have a treatment plan in place to keep things under control. I don’t want to jinx things and say I’m feeling better, but I do think I’m ready to give this another shot.

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Bad Timing

Two weeks ago, I posted that I was back after yet another lengthy hiatus. In that post, I mentioned that I had been having back problems for quite some time. A couple of days later, not only did my back troubles flare up but I discovered a new oddity.

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5th Anniversary

Once again, I have returned from a VERY long absence. I find that the longer I have been away, the harder it is for me to start writing again. Perhaps it will be easiest if I start with what I have been up to.

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Farewell To David Trampier

Once again, I find myself having been away for far too long. Ideas for posts come and go, but I just don’t seem to get around to committing them to pixels. Apparently, it has taken something this momentous to bring me back.

David A. Trampier has passed away.

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Being Human

When I heard the premise for Being Human, my first thought was “What a stupid show”. Seriously, a vampire, a werewolf, and a ghost sharing a flat in current-day Boston? This can’t be good. It wasn’t until the middle of the third season that I finally saw an episode. I couldn’t have been more surprised. Not only was it good, it was so good that it quickly became my favorite show.

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