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Torch & Lantern Cards for B/X D&D

Many moons ago, the Dungeon Crawl Classics game was released and Kirin Robinson made new DCC character sheets based on my existing B/X D&D sheets. At the back of these sheets, he included a page of cards for tracking the remaining time for torches and lanterns (using the classic D&D 10-minute turns). 152 more words


5 Blue Chip Stocks to Buy That Pay at Least 5% Dividends

Despite multiple Federal Reserve interest rate increases, and the prospect of yet another one in December, long-term rates have gone nowhere. While the stock market has boomed for growth investors, those that look for growth and income have not had near as much upside. 814 more words


Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Blackstone, Ciena, Merck, Tempur Sealy, Universal Display and More

Stocks were mixed on Wednesday after a mixed Tuesday. Efforts to straighten up after Hurricane Harvey have brought firms making predictions on industries and sectors, but it is important to remember that the major stock indexes remain close to all-time highs and that investors have managed to keep finding new reasons to buy stocks after every sell-off. 847 more words


Wild fire breaks out in forested area near Vernon

The BC Wildfire Service is responding to a forest fire that broke out late Tuesday afternoon in the hills just east of Vernon.

Crews from the Vernon and BX-Swan Lake fire departments have also been called out to the area of Dixon Dam Road. 28 more words


Okanagan Settlement Then and Now

Okanagan settlement, circa 1900. Nice.

Belgian Rubber Money goes a long way.

Okanagan settlement, circa 2010. Just as romantic.

Global Petro Dollars go a long way! 8 more words


Race-as-Class for Swords & Wizardry White Box

Since I recently posted Holmes-like Swords & Wizardry, I thought I’d tackle race-as-class for Swords & Wizardry White Box, in the spirit of Moldvay/Cook Basic/Expert D&D. 446 more words

Swords & Wizardry