Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Gun 4 Ummmmm

H/t http:// tgace.wordpress.com/
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Monday, March 28, 2011

hey hey hey...

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

I Know This Is Starting To Look Like A Tumblr Account, but ....

this is a great line.

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Like A Do Lung Bridge over Troubled Water

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Row, Row, Row Your Boat....

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Saturday, March 19, 2011

Phantom Meme-ace

1. All-time favorite character in Star Wars: Boba Fett

2. Favorite member of the Rebellion: Ben Kenobi

3. Favorite member of the Empire: Grand Moff Tarkin

4. Favorite Jedi: Ben Kenobi

5. Favorite Droid: R2D2

6. Favorite type of ship, or specific ship: Y-wing Fighter

7. Favorite planet: Tatooine

8. Favorite movie in the original trilogy: The Empire Strikes Back

9. Favorite movie in the prequel trilogy: Attack of The Clones

10. Favorite photo that’s related to Star Wars:

11. Favorite battle: Speeder bikes

12. All time favorite scene in any of the movies: Kenobi sacs himself to Vader's lightsaber

13. Favorite quote "A Jedi acts not in anger."

14. A scene that makes you happy: Boba Fett's first appearance

15. A scene that makes you sad/angry: Anakin building C3PO

16. Photo of your Star Wars related things: Maybe later

17. Your favorite moment in The Phantom Menace: Darth Maul appears.

18. Your favorite moment in Attack if The Clones: Mace Windu appears.

19. Your favorite moment in Revenge of The Sith: The moment the helmet-mask closed.

20. Your favorite moment in A New Hope: Han shoots first.

21. Your favorite moment in Empire Strikes Back: Boba Fett's first frame.

22. Your favorite moment in Return of The Jedi: Vader redeemed.

23. Something you wished was different in the series: The 50s diner scene in AoTC. I wish it were cut.

24. A character you didn’t like in the series: The podracer announcer in Episode I

25. Your favorite book/ series from the Expanded Universe.

26. Your favorite Obi-Wan Kenobi quote "Who's the more foolish? The fool, or the fool who follows the fool?"

27. Your favorite Yoda quote “A Jedi acts not in anger."

28. Your favorite Darth Vader quote: "I find your lack of faith in the Force disturbing."

29. Best Star Wars related story/incident: I chose to marry my wife because she was the only woman I ever met who could correctly answer the question: "Who is Salacious Crumb?"

30. Why do you love Star Wars: Short answer: I grew up in the seventies and early eighties. Long answer: read Joseph Campbell.

h/t No Smoking in the Skull Cave!
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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Zombie Shrieker

Back when I was a card-flipper, one of my favorite MTG cards was Cadaverous Bloom. Inspired by a real-life plant that turns ants into 'zombies', ChicagoWiz has statted a monster for D&D use: Zombie Shrieker which I found to be reminiscent of my old friend Cadaverous Bloom.

Mmmmm.... P.B. & J.-fish

Ted Danson Hopes Jellyfish Burgers Aren't On 'The End Of The Line'
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Monday, March 14, 2011

Get Your Hoe Ready

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Friday, March 11, 2011

Hot Elf Chick welcomes you to the OSR!

Today, I'm jumping someone else's train.

Hot Elf Chick

Welcome to the OSR!

The OSR, for those of you in Rio Linda, is the Old School Renaissance . It is a rebirth of that Ole Time Religion fun that Dungeons & Dragons used to be.

Coasters Castles Combustion defines the OSR -Old School Renaissance, as "a surge in popularity of previous editions of D&D. Common themes are are megadungeons, sandbox campaigns, and an emphasis on player rather than character skills. Matthew J. Finch's A Quick Primer for Old School Gaming articulates many of these concepts quite well."

Quick Primer to Old School Gaming by Matthew Finch is a great place to start. Swords & Wizardry, the free downloadable old-school clone rules is another. If you want to see how far one can go check out Planet Algol, one of the most original science fantasy campaigns I've ever seen from any gaming system.
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Sunday, March 6, 2011

Book Plug: US Navy Tailor Made Dress Blues, Liberty Cuf...

The Steve McQueen photo is from one of my favorite movies: The Sand Pebbles. The ornate embroidery on the cuffs of his jumper are examples of a naval tradition known as Liberty Cuffs.

Learn more here: Cold is the Sea: Plug: US Navy Tailor Made Dress Blues, Liberty Cuf...

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Dial H for Hubris

“My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Look on my works, ye Mighty and despair!"

Read This

Tavis of The Mule Abides on Illusionist and Wandering. Monsters

h/t Jeff's gameblog
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Silly Hobbit, RPGs Are for Kids

A very, very lite version of D&D. is available for the wee ones.

The PDF. is available. for download at The Contemptible Cube of Quazar.
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Friday, March 4, 2011

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Give A Hoot. Wear A Book.

Out of Print. clothing is selling some great looking t-shirts depicting several literary classics.

Shop here.
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One Page To Rule Them All and in The Darkness Bind Them

One Page Dungeon Contest 2011

There's another One Page Dungeon Contest this year. GROGNARDIA has the scoop.
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