The Gold Rush Dungeon

In 1848, 16-year-old John Wimmer was playing in a mill-race his father was helping to dig in Coloma, California. Seeing something shining in the freshly dug channel, he reached down...

GenCon 2015 Recap

Last year, I wandered around my first GenCon with wide eyes, slack jaw, and a fluttering stomach. I hadn’t made any plans, I didn’t even have any concrete ideas. I...

Quest of The Weird Uncle

I am changing, growing, transforming into The Weird Uncle, who introduces you to weird nerdery, likes Dungeons & Dragons and fiction post-Tolkien. Hear my roar! See my d20 roll! Feel...

Holiday Social 2014 Recap

The Holiday Social was a big success this year. What is “success” for this event? Good turnout, good conversation, good fun. Mostly difficult-to-measure, feel-good stuff. The point is to get...

Goals for 2015

The beginning of the year should feel like standing at the base of a mountain in Alaska, squinting up at its rocky face, planning your route - avoid that part...