The Magic of 2017 – A Brief Introspection

Another year down, another great set of additions to the pile of shame5.

I’m not one for resolutions or the like but looking backwards at what went right and wrong is always a useful tool, so I’ll spend a few minutes just looking backwards at my gaming life.

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My October Must-Play List

October is coming up and it’s time for some fun!  I’ll be attending SHUX in Vancouver, hitting the games hard for 3 straight days so 5 games is a really low bar. Even so, here’s what I’m looking to get out: Codenames Duet, Conan, Adrenaline, Captain Sonar, and 878 Vikings.

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Growing Up A Gamer

Imagine growing up in a village where the only thing to eat was school cafeteria fried chicken with mashed potatoes and gravy.  That’s my childhood – the school fried chicken of Monopoly combined with the lumpy mashed potatoes of Risk.  Occasionally, the aid organizations would bring us a healthy dose of D&D or some war game, but no one else in the village liked that stuff.  Monopoly was good enough for them.

I have kids now, so shall I feed them greasy fried chicken of gaming?

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A Rebirth of Sorts

Hi. I’m Bill. Let’s talk about tabletop gaming.

Why are you doing this?

I like to write and I like to play games. I don’t get to do enough of either. So I thought, “I know! Let’s combine the two and not get to do enough of them together!”

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