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(Un)productive Games

Anyone who knows me knows I love games.   And I love a variety of games; I’m not tethered to just RPGs or just board games.  My tastes run the gamut – everything from stock card games to console games to board games; PC games to custom card games to pen-and-paper games.

A lot depends on the mood I’m in and what else is going on.  I might feel like taking on a dungeon crawl in Munchkin; maybe I’d rather go with a classic game of chess; perhaps I’m thinking old-school with Continue reading (Un)productive Games

Just a Character in the Storium

I’m a fan of role-playing games (RPGs).  Although I’ve never played a full session of Dungeons and Dragons (what most people think of when you say “RPG”) the concept intrigues me to no end – you get to be a someone else of your choosing.  Most of my experience is in the MMORPG (massively multiplayer online RPGI space – I played World of Warcraft for years and currently have active Guild Wars 2 and Neverwinter accounts.

Recently, however, I discovered Continue reading Just a Character in the Storium

Flashback

World of Xeen - one of my favorite ever RPGsWe all have that one thing that takes us back.  Maybe it’s hearing the synthesizer jamming on the first song you remember hearing; maybe it’s the smell of your first girlfriend’s perfume; maybe it’s seeing a clip from the first rated-R movie you snuck into when you were 15.

I was wandering the 1s and 0s of the Internet this evening (the Ravens-Steelers game is at the half) and somehow stumbled onto a Continue reading Flashback

Mr. President…

Secret ServiceThere’s a new game we’re going to play.

I was taking a break from being productive and decided to peruse Facebook for a while yesterday.  I ran across a post from Cracked.com (sometimes safe for work; almost always amusing): “4 Free Games You Can Play to Make Life More Interesting” and read it.  I’m always a fan of games and entertainment so it sounded right up my alley.

If only I had Continue reading Mr. President…