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Jimcon 2013

This past weekend, I stabbed a guy in the neck, stole a precious ring, crashed a spaceship, killed Santa, blew up a building full of zombies, and ate four people. That’s right, it was Jimcon. Has it really been a … Continue reading

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Stupid, or stupid-awesome?

I spend far too much time than is healthy on the WoTC forums, particularly the “What’s a DM to do?” subforum.  If you post there with any regularity, you will understand what I mean.  While there are a few excellent … Continue reading

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Taverns: Boring when not flaming

Sturgeon’s law states that “90% of everything is shit,” and there is nowhere that statement is truer than the world of gaming webcomics.  In fact, it might be an understatement, as almost without exception, they are devoid of any humour … Continue reading

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My Characters: Jerusalem S.L.I.M.

Well, the new Les Miserables movie has come out, and I’m planning to go see it, despite not having been to a movie theatre in years.  I’m going to withhold judgement until I see it, but judging by the trailers, … Continue reading

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JimCon 2012 – Part 3: DMing

This is part 3 of my ongoing retrospective of JimCon 2012 in Winnipeg.  In this part, I’m going to talk about DMing. DMing Dungeon World The real attraction to JimCon for me was an opportunity to DM Dungeon World.  Well, … Continue reading

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JimCon 2012 – part 2: Playing RPGs

So, in my previous retrospective on JimCon, I focused on the board gaming aspect which seemed to be the biggest draw for JimCon attendees.  But, the RPGs were the real reason I came.  I managed to run a couple Dungeon … Continue reading

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JimCon 2012 – part 1: Board Games

So, this past weekend was the second JimCon, a board/tabletop RPG/mini/whatever gaming convention in my hometown of Winnipeg.  I made the trek from my new home in Brandon, with the main goal of finding some folks to run some homebrewed … Continue reading

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