Category Archives: Random Thoughts

Gamer Bling

Of the many gaming items I’ve acquired of late, perhaps the oddest is some new dice. No, not the D10s I ordered from Chessex, I’m talking about a pair of perfectly ordinary D6s I was given as a present. Well, when I … Continue reading

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Apologies for last week’s silence. I’ve not been very well :( There’s a lot to catch up with, and I’ll be replying to your comments and suchlike as soon as I can.

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Lots To Read

Well that was interesting. As the new WD isn’t available anywhere I can walk to, I’ve been in town all morning. However, as I was there I thought I’d pick up some other magazines that aren’t available locally and have … Continue reading

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Win A Compressor

A local air compressor company is having a competition that you might have seen kicking about the net – they certainly seem to be doing a fair job of promoting it. If you haven’t, then why not head on over to … Continue reading

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…And Hello 2014

So what’s coming up? Or, more accurately, what’s in the plan today? I say that as things changed last year between plan and execution and there’s no guarantee for 2014 either.   Gaming As Work The first and only really … Continue reading

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Farewell 2013

Well the time has come again for the traditional retrospective. How did things go in my last year of gaming? Generally very well, I think :)   Gaming As Work Mantic ran two Kickstarters of games I designed: Deadzone and … Continue reading

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Shiniest New Toys

During the run up to the holidays, every company known to man was busy shouting their wares at the top of their marketing budgets. Now that you’ve all had a chance to open your presents, I’m here to ask you … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Like it says in the title. Hope you have a safe and enjoyable time with your families this holiday, whether you celebrate it as a religious festival or just a break from the office. And if you happen to get … Continue reading

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Lost Valley Of The Bargains

Over the years I’ve heard a number of stories of people finding amazing deals in charity/thrift stores, pound/dollar stores, bargain bins and other cheap venues. Much to my chagrin, I turn out to be fairly poor at this sport, so … Continue reading

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GoB At Foundry Tomorrow

If you’re in the area, feel free to pop into Foundry for a game or a chat. I’ll be there from 10am when the doors open till everyone goes home. As previously mentioned, I’ll be trying out an early version … Continue reading

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