The Blarg!

March 13, 2015

Last week left the Blarg! feeling nervous about the upcoming Dungeons and Dragons 5e game planned by the gaming group.  Our game, a straightforward march through the jungle to retrieve an artifact, nonetheless kicked ass from beginning to end.  Here's a few reasons why...

January 30, 2015


The Blockbuster Fantasy Hit of 1989!


The Deed of Paksenarrion, by Elizabeth Moon.  Published by Baen Books.


During my adolescence, I read and re-read Tolkien's Lord of the Rings Trilogy multiple times until I could recite dialogue, knew the history and geography of Mi...

November 21, 2014

I want to share with you my favorite map of all time.


It's a map of the Fuqua School of Business (no, really, that's its name, pronounced FOO-kwa) at Duke University, that I obtained as a student in the late 80s. I worked in the IT department at Fuqua, backing up h...

November 7, 2014

I’ve started coming up with game ideas for my role-playing group.  The following conversation is adapted from the notes I write as I think through the possibilities.  Annotations are in italics.  Jon, Brian, Doug—warning, spoilers ahead!  Everyone else--geek alert!...

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