House Rules

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

If you’re not a tabletop gamer or have no interest in tabletop gaming you should read no further unless you want to be bored or roll your eyes….

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Empires in America

Friday, March 18, 2016

I spent so much time drafting a review of a great solitaire war game at Black Gate this morning that I don’t have time to spare for much…

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

I was delighted to learn that Bill Ward and I have been nominated for the Robert E. Howard Foundation’s Black River award for our Conan re-read series. That’s…

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Conan RPG

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

I’m really torn. Have you seen this? It’s already blown through its initial funding AND a couple of stretch goals and it’s just launched. The trailer looks great….

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Board Game Bonanza

Monday, February 15, 2016

Well, not a bonanza, really, but my wife and I picked up Forbidden Island and Pandemic this weekend, and I’ve been researching other board games. We don’t have…

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Solitaire Gaming

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

I dabble with solitaire board games from time to time, as I’ve mentioned occasionally here on my own site and at Black Gate. As I’ve said before, I…

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Winter Update 2

Monday, December 21, 2015

I turned over my new book to my agent last week. The final third has some spots that are pretty rough yet, and I’ll be sanding those down…

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Hex Crawl Chronicles

Monday, August 24, 2015

From time to time I talk about world building on this site. I think any writer has to give an awful lot of thought to world building, i.e….

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Swords And Wizardry Appreciation Day: Heroic Dueling

Thursday, April 16, 2015

To celebrate the official Swords & Wizardry Appreciation Day April 17th I thought I’d share some combat rules I’ve been experimenting with, intended for use with the Swords…

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Sword & Sorcery Musings

Monday, March 30, 2015

It seems that all I do with my writing anymore these days is revise. Back when I was writing in my teens and twenties I used to just…

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