Monthly Archives: April 2008

D&D4: Civil War?

Although I haven’t actually played D&D or d20 at all for years, I have been keeping up with the news regarding those subjects. (For those who came in late, d20 means two things: in game terms it’s a twenty sided … Continue reading

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Webcomics: Recursive Living

Usually I am loathe to just point to a site and say “go read this” because it seems so darn lazy. However, Recursive Living doesn’t have an easy way to point to a particular comic in the archives. So you … Continue reading

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Game Design Snippet 8a: More Vortal Combat

It’s been quite a while since my last Game Design Snippet, and this one is an expansion for the original idea. While the original version focused only on new human-based classes (and human-sized zombie types), it occurred to me the … Continue reading

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Believe Your Justice

I think my new favorite President of the United States of America is Michael Wilson. I mean seriously: anyone who is willing to jump into a huge hulking military robot and take on a rogue army operating in the US … Continue reading

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Indy Games, Free Games, & Commercial Games

I’ve been “researching” various independent/freeware games lately. Back in the day, fifteen to twenty years ago, dozens of shareware/freeware titles would come out each month for the IBM Compatible* PC. They would be distributed by BBSs (Bulletin Board Systems: Essentially … Continue reading

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Apparently My Tax Dollars Are Not Being Spent On Tech Support

I’d like to take a minute to point out that at the point in time in which I am typing this, the IRS.gov doesn’t allow me to file online because when I try to, the page and/or the link is … Continue reading

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Play This Thing Dot Com

I recently stumbled upon a delightful website: http://playthisthing.com/ I had been looking for a site like this for years, and it’s about time I finally found it. It’s essentially a news and portal site for “indy” PC games, Flash-based and … Continue reading

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