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I got started with D&D back in about 1980 or so, and quickly became obsessed with the miniatures as much as the game. In 2009 I became interested in revisiting one of the first adventure games I ever owned, Heritage USA’s Crypt of the Sorcerer, and recreating and expanding that was the focus of this blog when I started blogging.

I’ve also made various games as Christmas presents in the past (chess sets and hnefatafl) and as a sideline decided to make some xmas presents based on the Heritage models “Paint & Play” games, Crypt of the Sorcerer and Caverns of Doom.

As these things tend to do, I’ve lost focus and pretty much post on any dorkery-related thing I have going on, so there is D&D stuff, and some library science stuff, and lots of miniatures stuff.

Update — began running a D&D campaign in 2010 which more or less took over the blog (“Telengard”).  And in the process I started contributing stuff to other sites and entering a few contests — my One Page Dungeon entry for the 2011 contest won a prize (Belly of the beast) so I can, with mingled pride and irony, call myself an award-winning dungeon designer.  I also got an “honorable mention” for a submission to Fight On! magazine’s upcoming book of tables.  So I’ll see my work published there.

Published on August 13, 2009 at 12:36 pm  Comments (2)  

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  1. Wow! Hnefatafl? I was in Norway (pretty sure it was Norway) several years ago and picked up a set of this. I’ve never heard anyone mention it since then. Weird!

  2. Would you like to play a game? I’ve started a game and decided to invite table top bloggers to get in on it. It’s not what you think it is though….
    http://witchyrants.wordpress.com/your-story-a-group-effort-choose-your-own-adventure-game/


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