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Diplomacy: a Primer


I’m still on a bit of a diplomacy binge. I’ve another guest writer in who’s going to tell you all about it. 606 more words

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Trust me I'm a diplomat

A previous post talked about “old school”. Well it doesn’t get more old school than Diplomacy. For many Diplomacy is the king of games. For me it’s practically unplayable because for some reason everyone I’ve ever played this game with straight away attacks me the next time we play.   601 more words

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#GamerGate.

*Sigh* – not sure I’m ready for this, but here goes. 1,234 more words

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Games sans frontières

Occasionally I take a trip outside of the normal framework of Boardgames to examine something gaming related but not Boardgaming per se. As ever I ask you to indulge me and particularly for this post because by the dark gods this is so very very cool… 581 more words

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I just sent my name to fly on Orion's flight test by NASA


I just sent my name to fly on Orion’s flight test, scheduled to launch Dec. 4 – 6, 2014!

Orion is NASA’s new spacecraft that will carry humans into deep space. 17 more words

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R.I.P Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles were one of the most acclaimed bands that the electronic indie music scene has ever witnessed. Pioneers and undisputed holders to the throne of the recent underground witchhouse movement, the band boast a varied three album discography (’I’, ’II’ and ’III’) that puts other artists contributions to shame. 299 more words

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HOW, IN THE NAME OF ALL THAT IS DECENT AND SANE, DID WE GET HERE?

What is the first question that pops into your mind when your eyes open in the morning? Maybe it’s “where am I?” or “where’s my coffee?”. 497 more words

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