Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tech Tuesday - R2D2 Measures Up, 33 Creepy Makeup Looks, & LotR/Hobbit Costumes

Over on Think Geek, they have an "Exclusive Star Wars R2-D2 Measuring Cup Set" they are featuring.  See more here.


Also, Buzz Feed is featuring "33 Totally Creepy Makeup Looks To Try This Halloween."  Enjoy those here.


Finally, the HobbitShop.com has a lot of costume merch on sale and offers two day shipping so you can be ready in plenty of time for the end of the month.  Get your wigs and feet here.


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Monday, October 20, 2014

Media News Monday - Star Wars VII Concept Art, Star Trek III Teases, & Exodus: Gods and Kings Trailer

Over on starwarsunderworld.com they have gotten wind of some Star Wars VII Concept Art and they have no compunction about sharing it with fans.  See more here.


Also, the Star Trek III cast has been teasing their fans about the upcoming movie.  Read more here.


Finally, early this month, they released an official trailer for Exodus: Gods and Kings and it looks awesome.  Enjoy.


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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Sunday Funnies - No-Pictures Book, Beetle Pancakes, & Tiny Detectives

First, there is a funny video featuring what happened when B. J. Novak shared The Book with No Pictures.



Also, today is the day to learn how to make beetle pancakes.




Finally, watch "Tiny Detectives with Kate Mara and Ellen Page" on Funny or Die here.


Humor, often gaming-related,
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Saturday, October 18, 2014

Saturday Crowdfunding Roundup - TPK Eats, Future Gamers, plus Death & Taxes

Johnn Four has launched a teespring.com campaign for a wonderful GMing t-shirt here.


Fantasy Printing has a new Kickstarter project for "Tomorrow's Little Gamers -15 Starter Books in Fantasy" here.


Finally, Lesser Gnome's latest Kickstarter is "Death & Taxes: A Complete Role-Playing Box Set Adventure" which can be seen here.


Keeping an eye on those Kickstarter & IndieGoGo
projects plus other crowdfunding efforts.
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Friday, October 17, 2014

The Friday Grab Bag - BANFF!

This last Monday was the day that my Neighbors to the North marked their Thanksgiving Day.  In keeping with our policy of sharing the love, here from the National Geographic YouTube channel is a "Mesmerizing Time-Lapse of Canada’s First National Park."  Enjoy this for but a minute and a half then get back to planning your weekend games while avoiding the work you are being paid too little to accomplish.



Oh, and be sure to check out the Halloween sale on CMG offerings here.

The Friday Grab Bag on CreativeMountainGames.com 
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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Throwback Thursday - Sarah Darkmagic and Dynamite Magazine


Over on her blog, Sarah Darkmagic recently made comment on an old Dynamite Magazine article that had resurfaced and made the rounds with pictures of young women playing Dungeons & Dragons in the 1980s.    Read more here.


A look back at early tabletop hobby gaming
 or gaming-adjacent topics of the past.
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Events & Play Wednesday - Asgard (2102) for Game Like a Viking Day!

Seeing as tomorrow, the Thor'd Thorsday of the month is Game Like a Viking Day!, my gang is going to play a game of Asgard (2102).  In preparation, I'm watching a Rahdo Runs Through video.  Enjoy!



News of Conventions and Gamedays as well as pictures
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