My grandfather turned 90 last month, and I’d like to share an anecdote from the Long, Long Ago. I love this anecdote because it encapsulates a number of my granddad’s characteristics, and because it has a serious atompunk/dieselpunk flavor to it.
Last month, my five year old laptop bit the dust and I lost 15,000 words. The laptop had been acting funky for a minute. Finally, without me actually telling it to, the laptop reformatted itself. I’ve used Dropbox for over a decade, and since I bought that laptop in December of 2013 I’ve also madeContinue reading “Lost: 15K Words, Reward Offered”
Gabs and I have been running a single-player mini-campaign the last couple of weeks.
I remember building my first web site on Geocities, and I’m totally willing to talk about it openly because Geocities is gone and you (probably) can’t find it to shame me with.
The last few weeks, I’ve been running a Dungeons and Dragons campaign. It’s my first time as a DM. None of the players had played before. They’ve played console RPGs before, like Skyrim and Fable, and they’ve recently had an absolutely unhealthy obsession with Catan, but this is their first foray into old-school pen andContinue reading “Tabletop Gaming and Fantasy”
I was nine years old when you first appeared. I was on a family vacation when I learned of your existence. I demanded my parents call our cable company the instant we got back home. I loved you. You gave me Twilight Zone marathons and two hours of Dark Shadows every day. You introduced me to Night StalkerContinue reading “An Open Letter to SyFy”