- Jun 2008 -
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I'm a fella in my 30s living in SoCal and eating all the burritos. I never ever travel and don't plan on it. Kind of a hermit in a very populated area. It's nice.

I work in Insurance (exciting) and love D&D.

Budget Dungeon

One thing I do when playing is extemporaneously design small dungeons. They're not throw-aways, but they might hold key items on a long fetch-trade quest or just be some small home for an...

Tue, 4/15/2014 - 2:07pm Forum Thread

Why Am I Doing This?

Over in the thread about writing your vignettes with a purpose, someone linked me to Scott McCloud's "Understanding Comics."


What a work! 


Anyway, in Ch 7,...

Thu, 3/20/2014 - 1:42pm Forum Thread

Rank your FUN

Rank these 8 types of fun from 1-8.


"1" means, "I get the most fun out of this."


"4-5" mean, "I can have fun doing this as often as not."



Sat, 3/15/2014 - 9:04am Forum Thread

"Read This to Your Players" Boxes & DM's Descriptions.

"DM - Ok, you guys go into town and there's people and everything. It's a trade-hub so there's a market and people are buying and selling. You guys are looking for Mark and rumor is that he...

Fri, 3/7/2014 - 4:56pm Forum Thread

7 Layer D&D.

Dungeons & Dragons
Symbol & Simulacra; Function & Form. 

There's a painting by Rene Magritte called Ceci n'est pas une pipe ("This is not a pipe"). It's clever...

Tue, 3/4/2014 - 11:53am Forum Thread

Grammar Note

Kelsey Grammer Note. 




anyhow - due to occasional misunderstandings, imma tryna use "y'all" for 2nd person plural (a notorious void in the English...

Wed, 2/26/2014 - 9:04am Forum Thread

Encouraging Tweet from Mike Mearls (part II)

@mikemearls: To quell the arguments that have consumed forums across the 'Net, I hereby declare that we are removing damage on a hit from D&D Next.


Definitely shows he's...

Sun, 2/23/2014 - 8:26pm Forum Thread

DMG Chapters on Playstyle

I've been critical of DMGs providing very little guidance. 


So im suggesting, instead of a paragraph on a few common styles, a chapter on each. Like 10 pages or so. 


Sat, 2/22/2014 - 2:46am Forum Thread

Module: Replace Mages with Materia

I hate mages. That's my only justification for this. 


I'd like to replace them with Materia (a concept stolen from Final Fantasy 7). 


Essentially, materia is an...

Wed, 2/19/2014 - 2:41pm Forum Thread

So, You Go to Town, and...

Linda Besner writes, on Disneyland:


In Charles Montgomery’s book Happy City: Transforming our Lives through Urban Design, Montgomery talks to John Hench, a former leader of...

Sun, 2/16/2014 - 12:23pm Forum Thread

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