My Time With Groo

Groo: The Game is currently $110 and up on eBay. And the expansion alone is currently $50 minimum. It is honestly one of my favorite games. And as a game designer myself, I admire it. I feel fortunate to have been part of its production. The game is based on more »

Feeding Ithaqua

Search for “Elder Sign” on my blog, and you’ll find a whole series of posts about my forays into the app, battles fought, best and worst characters, best teams for different Great Old Ones, and so on. Lately I’ve been back at it with a fresh install, on a new more »

To Gygax

I had thought this sonnet lost! But I found it yesterday, while sorting through some old boxes of games and memorabilia, and I don’t think I’ve shared it publicly before. I wrote it for Gary Gygax after having worked with him on the Dangerous Journeys role-playing game. Like countless hobby more »

Glitter Ball

I live next door to two toddling granddaughters. It should come as no surprise that their house and ours, and everything inside, are dusted with glitter. That got me thinking about where glitter must come from. Are there glitter factories? Can you imagine an explosion in a glitter factory? Or more »