Monthly Archives: October 2015

Let’s play!

I love board games. I’ve got probably fifty or so, mostly tactical and strategic kinds like Squad Leader and Wooden Ships and Iron Men. I have a lot of the old Avalon Hill titles and some modern ones, like Fortress … Continue reading

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Stalking Alastair Reynolds

I have been an Alastair Reynolds fan ever since I picked up Revelation Space and got my mind blown. Man, you gotta read the series. Just gotta. So when I heard that he was the Guest of Honor at CapClave … Continue reading

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Let’s Do the Time Warp Again…

I went to MonsterMania again this year. It was in the same place, the Hunt Valley Inn. I set up my table in exactly the same spot: right next to the same guy, Tj O’Connor: Deja vu all over again, … Continue reading

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