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Kickstarted

Well so much for the ‘post a week’ plan, however I’m back and I’m sure my life will be no less busy in June and July. However, I still need my writing therapy so here goes… Firstly, in case anyone … Continue reading →

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The Year That Was 2013

In the twilight days of 2013 we have a new Doctor, and somehow I have had a rubbish year despite the fact no one has died and I mostly have my health. No pleasing some people. In term of hobby, … Continue reading →

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Dice Dojo

I’ve been doing a lot of cycling and walking recently so I have been able to listen to a lot of podcasts, and one of the subjects that has come in various forms is dice. Dice are a really important … Continue reading →

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Guest Post from Reecius, Bay Area Open 2013!!

Here is a guest post from Reecius who owns Frontline Gaming and posts on BoLS from time to time.  He and his team run the Bay Area Open which is the largest gaming Tournament on the West Coast.  This will be their third year and my third year attending.  It is an amazingly well run ... 

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Special Episode of Soulpancake on the Miniatures Subculture!

Recently a crew from Soulpancake came by our FLGS to film an episode about the gaming subculture.  It features many of our regulars, including Disdainful, heavily and does a great job of selling our hobby in a very positive light.  As a side note, the producers remarked that the gaming community was populated by some ... 

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Rounders, if you like poker you need to see it. Poker is one of my favorite games and I am fairly good at it.  I can't be a pro or anything but I make out well in the "home" games I play in and normally I turn a small profit on my trips to Vegas.  I ... 

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How do you deal with "cold" dice?

Cold dice, they happen to everyone.  You can play 3 games in a row with hot dice that go cold at the crucial moment in the third.  You can play a game where the dice are cold only at the moments where they really matter.  You can play a tournament where all day long your ... 

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Tournaments: Bay Area Open 2012

Reecius announced the 2012 Bay Area Open this week.  It will be held March 2nd-4th.  I am posting it up on here because I attended the BAO last year and thought it was a superb event.  Well run, excellent tables, fantastic judges, and loads of prizes in a good venue made for one of the ... 

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Tournaments: Bay Area Open 2012

Reecius announced the 2012 Bay Area Open this week.  It will be held March 2nd-4th.  I am posting it up on here because I attended the BAO last year and thought it was a superb event.  Well run, excellent tables, fantastic judges, and loads of prizes in a good venue made for one of the ... 

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The Myth of Casual Gaming.

Casual gaming: The idea of playing a game purely for fun in an environment that is not focused upon competition. Casual gaming is a myth.  Yes, by all means freak out and send me hate mail and post comments about how I am helping to ruin gaming prior to reading the whole article, but the ... 

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