Category Archives: Personal

Another Wonderful Weekend at Breakout Con.

I was lucky enough to attend Breakout Con in Toronto last weekend (10-12 March 2017) with a rather large Ottawa contingent that included Todd Crapper (Killshot, Screenplay, High Plains Samurai), Joshua Kitz (Simple Superheroes), Mark Richardson (Headspace), and Jason Pitre … Continue reading

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The New Normal

This is a bit of a personal post as well as a kind of situation report. Those of you following me on G+ are probably aware that my family bought a new house. We moved in on 9 Sep and … Continue reading

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How I Messed Up Nefertiti Overdrive

Just after I put out the Quickstart rules for Nefertiti Overdrive, I had a discussion with a respected game designer regarding the characters. He was very unhappy with what he saw as an exclusion of Africa in a game set … Continue reading

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Signage

I don’t think I will ever be blasé about signing books. At Breakout Con – which, by the way, was a blast, and will be an intended destination in con season 2016 – I signed some books for a couple … Continue reading

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Korean Culture Lesson

Back in 2008, I ran a one-shot called “Beast of Namgakksan,” which was set in Korea during the Japanese invasion of the 16th century, known as the Imjin War. A very important part of Korean culture and history was social … Continue reading

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Santa Brought . . . Free Time!

For Christmas morning, as my girls played Minecraft on mommy’s tablet, I played some Fallout: New Vegas with a few mods that changed up the game enough to make it feel fresh. I have found that I really like a … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

This is posting Christmas morning, but I’m writing it on Christmas Eve while I’m on my third rum and egg nog. My post over on SEP last night came off a bit “first world problems” with my whinging about my … Continue reading

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