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Saturday, June 15, 2013

Tracey Alley, Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement

Tracey Alley is an author of fantasy novels. She is accused of being a plagiarist and a copyright infringer. Read on to see my conclusions.

Friday, February 15, 2013

How True Are Your d20s? and the 1000d4 launch

Eva and I have started a dedicated gaming blog, 1000d4. The first post is the result of 3 and a half years of work (well, 20 hours or so of work spread across 3.5 years): "How True Are Your d20s?" It recreates Lou Zocchi's famous photograph comparing stacks of d20s from several companies, but with modern dice. Oh, an there is a spreadsheet full of numbers, for fans of such things.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Why Women Cry

Why Women Cry, in which I dissect some seemingly innocent glurge about treasuring women and reveal its seedy, sexist underpinnings.

Monday, January 07, 2013

Alternative Medicine and Kiki Havivy

Alternative Medicine and Kiki Havivy. Kiki Havivy is just six years old, and alternative medicine is killing her.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Reviews: Sherlock, Gigi's Cupcakes

The BBC's Sherlock is a fun moderization of Sherlock Holmes.

Gigi's Cupcakes is too much frosting and forgettable cake.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

The Indy 500 Job, for the Leverage RPG

Want to play Leverage: The Roleplaying Game now, but all you have is The Quickstart Job? I've written another job "The Indy 500 Job," based on a job run by one of the game designers at Gen Con Indy 2010. I've run it successfully three times, and I hope it will be useful to others.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Review: Wicked, the novel and the musical

I have reviewed Wicked, both the musical and the novel it is based on.
Monday, August 23, 2010

Review: Get Lamp

I reviewed Jason Scott's interactive fiction (text adventure) documentary Get Lamp. It's a good movie. Fans of interactive fiction, either the modern works or the classics, will likely enjoy this movie.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Gen Con Indy 2010 report

How my Gen Con Indy 2010 trip went. includes reviews of a bunch of games, minor complaints about how the con and True Dungeon are run and muttering about the unknown fates of White Wolf and Dungeons & Dragons.

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