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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Next and Previous Post Navigation

Yesterday, I wanted to read a series of articles I wrote some time ago on Designing Alternative Spell Systems. Finding them was no problem, but when I finished one it was rather cumbersome and unintuitive as to how to get to the next one. I want people to easily navigate to next/previous articles, so I took some time today to create some better controls.

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Character Artist 3

ProFantasy just released Character Artist 3! I haven’t purchased the previous versions, but I’ve been wanting this one and anxiously awaiting its release.

For those not familiar with the product, CA3 is an addon to Campaign Cartographer 3, that allows you to create a full-length portrait of your character. These portraits can be scaled to any size you need and are perfect for character sheets or for printing custom stand-up paper miniatures.

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