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25 Jul, 2011

Knights of Badassdom

Posted by: Dave In: Film|Games

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02 Jun, 2010

D&D Monster Man

Posted by: Dave In: Games

Video This is epic. (Via Laughing Squid) – Dave

19 Mar, 2010

Rubik’s Cube for the blind

Posted by: Dave In: Design|Games

I can’t decide if this is genius, or cruel. Either way, it’s interesting. (via Yanko Designs) – Dave

23 Nov, 2009

Stained glass d20

Posted by: Dave In: Games

A quote from the Etsy shop of the artist: This unique, handcrafted item appeals to the gamer, mathematician, or anyone interested in beautiful objects. While it may be rolled on a soft surface, it is not recommended. The d20 can be used as a gaming counter, or just admired. Roughly 3″ in diameter, it fits […]

27 Sep, 2009

Dungeons and Dragons Camp

Posted by: Dave In: Games

This photo was taken at the Shippensburg Adventure Game Camp in 1982.  Are those dragons I smell?  Nope, they’re teenagers…even worse than dragons. Shippensburg Adventure Game Camp ran in the summers of 1981 through 1985. There were two one-week sessions, each Sunday evening through Friday afternoon. I found out about it because the teacher we […]

01 Jun, 2009

Crush the Castle

Posted by: Dave In: Games

Crush the Castle is perhaps the most addictive flash-based game since Bloxorz. It will be extremely hard to stop once you have started, so plan your time accordingly.  (I just wasted over an hour playing it.) You control a trebuchet and your goal is to knock down the different castles in each level and kill […]

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04 Mar, 2008

Gary Gygax RIP 1938 – 2008

Posted by: Dave In: Games

From CNN Gary Gygax, who co-created the fantasy game Dungeons & Dragons and helped start the role-playing phenomenon, died Tuesday morning at his home in Lake Geneva. He was 69. He had been suffering from health problems for several years, including an abdominal aneurysm, said his wife, Gail Gygax. Gary, we’ll miss you. You brought […]

07 Feb, 2008

Fight for kisses

Posted by: Dave In: Film|Games

This is a video game that looks fantastic. I love the Bruce Lee moves the baby uses in the very end. That is one badass baby.

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01 Jan, 2008

+20 tattoo of gaming

Posted by: Dave In: Design|Games|Humor|Weird

Blogger Z of the Hipster Please blog recently got one of the greatest tattoos ever.  It is a line drawing of the most-hallowed 20-sided die for Dungeons and Dragons (commonly referred to as a “d20″ for those non-nerdy readers out there…if there are any.) Kudos to you, sir.  Now back to your parents’ basement before […]

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22 Nov, 2007

Leomund’s tiny pot

Posted by: Dave In: Design|Games|Weird

Actually, this has nothing to do with Leomund’s Tiny Hut. Chinese master potter Wu Ruishen (吴瑞深) has created a mini teapot weighing just 1.4 grams. The teapot was revealed on Nov 15 and is claimed to be the smallest teapot in the world. The 73-year-old Wu is a renowned pottery and porcelain artist in China, […]


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  • Dave: Not sure, Bryan, but I'd love to know where Craig lives.
  • Bryan Hanks: What city were those in?
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  • epiphenita: Like Tom Waits without the music.
  • epiphenita: Reminds me of my good friend's artwork: http://victoriacarlson.blogspot.com/2009/06/untitled.html
  • Dave: I think someone should make some dance music from those "WHOAHs."
  • epiphenita: Oh, Dave. That was tonic to my soul. Perfect. I vote for an exorcism.
  • Dave: Hmm, looks sober to me.
  • Scott: I'm thinking that the guy with the hat might have had a drink or two before this picture was taken. Just a hunch...
  • Scott: There's a roleplaying scenario just waiting to be written based on these pictures. :-)

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