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Check out Terraside for Savage Worlds. Grady Elliott is the author...at least say hi to him and to the Armored Gopher Game Store Dude who is my son-in-law Dave. I promise they won't hug you.
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At Capricon last weekend one of the panels was on classic games and Paranoia was mentioned as a perennial favorite.
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My partner and I drive 3 hours 1 way once a month so his high school buddies can get their d&d fix (they all graduated in the early 80's. Fortunately, we don't have a problem getting people to play. My son-in-law owns one of the 2 game stores in town and my daughter-in-law works at the other one. AND, we have a regular Tuesday night board game group. Life is good.
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Wish I was going to be there...I'd give you a virtual hug with no touching involved. I told Felicia and I'll tell you. If you get a chance go see Tom Smith. He's the funniest filker I know and you will feel better just listening to him...
Toggle Commented Sep 2, 2011 on My Dragon*Con Schedule at WWdN: In Exile
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I was so tickled by the whole show...so what do you get when you cross a Higgs Disrupter and an Explosive Space Modulator? Surely more than an earth shattering KA-BOOM. *hugs*
Toggle Commented Aug 3, 2011 on Eureka: Up In The Air at WWdN: In Exile
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*sigh* you are giving @SmilingStanLee something big to live up to, you know. Seriously, I can't wait to see this, but I don't know if I should root for you or Sheldon....
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...man, now I want to play D&D, and I want to paint minis. poor wil *shakes head* if you play d&d and paint mini's you won't have time to be a rock star and famous author/actor/man about town. on the other hand, if you ever get to the midwest, come to Champaign and we will run something just for you.
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i want MORE! You are adorable, dude...
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One of my spice and I drive 3 hours 1 way once a month so he can DM a 4th ed campaign with his brother, two teenage nieces and two guys he played with in high school in the 80's. That's 6 hours on the road, plus gaming from 8am (yeah...we get up at o'dark ugly so we can start at 8am) till anywhere from 6 to 11pm. The family that games together....games together (and it makes memories that are golden. (My youngest, who is now in his 30's, still recalls the character he played in high school in a Traveller campaign his dad ran back in the early 90's. He played a brick named Stump and his talking cat Furbutt. They had their own action figures.
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http://booktwo.org/"booktwo.org" has linked to this post. Unfortunately, it looks like Amazon is folding, which sucks. http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-10184406-93.html
Toggle Commented Feb 28, 2009 on wil wheaton vs. text 2 speech at WWdN: In Exile
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wil...you rock. however, please remember just how much your boys love you and just how much their friends rag them when they see how sentimental you are. signed, a wicked stepmother
Toggle Commented Feb 13, 2009 on the best ten minutes of the day at WWdN: In Exile
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@sandieK-never go anywhere without a notebook and pen. moleskine makes several sizes and types...they are wonderful.
Toggle Commented Dec 17, 2008 on wilde is on mine at WWdN: In Exile
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@sandieK-never go anywhere without a notebook and pen. moleskine makes several sizes and types...they are wonderful.
Toggle Commented Dec 17, 2008 on wilde is on mine at WWdN: In Exile
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My husband quoted himself in the story "dessert course." Dessert Course “So,” said the hosiery buyer to the writer, “do you think up all these ideas yourself? Do they just sort of come to you?” The rest of the table leaned forward, except for the writer’s wife, who knew what was coming next. “Well,” the plump fellow said, deadpan, while shifting his fingers into a steeple, “these aliens saw the top off my head and then directly inject all my story ideas into my brain with a story-ray.” The entire cruise-ship dinner table and two surrounding ones exploded with laughter. As usual, he was the center of attention. Tami, the buyer’s wife, poked him in the ribs. “Silly,” she said, “of course he thinks it all up. That’s what they do.” “No, seriously, man,” her husband continued, “how do you do it?” “Writers cheat.” The writer pushed himself slightly away from the table to give himself more room—he had had double portions of the appetizer and main courses and soon he would have to loosen his belt when no one was looking. His appetite for all things sensual was well known in the literary world. He looked around to make sure everyone was still listening and then kept going. “They cheat by borrowing from real life. If I need to have an apartment in a story, I think back to one that I spent a lot of time in earlier in my life. I know where the couch is in it, where the bedrooms and kitchens are. That way, I can picture it in my head and save time which I can then use to put into plot, dialogue, or characterizations.”
Toggle Commented Dec 16, 2008 on wilde is on mine at WWdN: In Exile
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My husband quoted himself in the story "dessert course." Dessert Course “So,” said the hosiery buyer to the writer, “do you think up all these ideas yourself? Do they just sort of come to you?” The rest of the table leaned forward, except for the writer’s wife, who knew what was coming next. “Well,” the plump fellow said, deadpan, while shifting his fingers into a steeple, “these aliens saw the top off my head and then directly inject all my story ideas into my brain with a story-ray.” The entire cruise-ship dinner table and two surrounding ones exploded with laughter. As usual, he was the center of attention. Tami, the buyer’s wife, poked him in the ribs. “Silly,” she said, “of course he thinks it all up. That’s what they do.” “No, seriously, man,” her husband continued, “how do you do it?” “Writers cheat.” The writer pushed himself slightly away from the table to give himself more room—he had had double portions of the appetizer and main courses and soon he would have to loosen his belt when no one was looking. His appetite for all things sensual was well known in the literary world. He looked around to make sure everyone was still listening and then kept going. “They cheat by borrowing from real life. If I need to have an apartment in a story, I think back to one that I spent a lot of time in earlier in my life. I know where the couch is in it, where the bedrooms and kitchens are. That way, I can picture it in my head and save time which I can then use to put into plot, dialogue, or characterizations.”
Toggle Commented Dec 16, 2008 on wilde is on mine at WWdN: In Exile
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john is a ghod! i really adore him. and, even though i didn't really watch TNG (Real Life(tm), ie college) intervened) i thought you did great with what you were given and i would have certainly been crew on a starship that had you at the helm. maybe tom smith will do a song about the velvet wesley...
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john is a ghod! i really adore him. and, even though i didn't really watch TNG (Real Life(tm), ie college) intervened) i thought you did great with what you were given and i would have certainly been crew on a starship that had you at the helm. maybe tom smith will do a song about the velvet wesley...
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signed the petition! thanks, wil...as a 53 year old grandmother I want my grandchildren to see rocky horror the way god and richard o'brien intended.
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signed the petition! thanks, wil...as a 53 year old grandmother I want my grandchildren to see rocky horror the way god and richard o'brien intended.
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wil...remember to be really, really nice to your wife. the only thing worse than being married to a writer is being married to a writer who has uncooperative brains. thanks for the monster table...i'm pretty sure my DM will use it to full advantage when he gets the 4th ed D20 Gamma World campaign up and running... *hugs*
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wil...remember to be really, really nice to your wife. the only thing worse than being married to a writer is being married to a writer who has uncooperative brains. thanks for the monster table...i'm pretty sure my DM will use it to full advantage when he gets the 4th ed D20 Gamma World campaign up and running... *hugs*
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Thanks Wil...I like the album and plan to play it on my radio show as soon as I can buy it. Thanks also for pointing me towards imeem. You are a girl geek's dream. *hugs*
Toggle Commented May 15, 2008 on anywhere she lays her head at WWdN: In Exile
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Thanks Wil...I like the album and plan to play it on my radio show as soon as I can buy it. Thanks also for pointing me towards imeem. You are a girl geek's dream. *hugs*
Toggle Commented May 15, 2008 on anywhere she lays her head at WWdN: In Exile
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I didn't particularly want to see it, but went Saturday night with my spouse (scary movies for date night are tradition). I loved it. I really liked the characters and loved the ending. I'm glad you enjoyed it. (the other movie I saw this weekend was Juno, which I totally recommend even though it has no Stuff Blowing Up Real Good(tm))
Toggle Commented Jan 22, 2008 on Cloverfield at WWdN: In Exile
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I didn't particularly want to see it, but went Saturday night with my spouse (scary movies for date night are tradition). I loved it. I really liked the characters and loved the ending. I'm glad you enjoyed it. (the other movie I saw this weekend was Juno, which I totally recommend even though it has no Stuff Blowing Up Real Good(tm))
Toggle Commented Jan 22, 2008 on Cloverfield at WWdN: In Exile
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