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The Anvil of Suns

On the first of the year in 250, the King of the Dwarfish Kingdom known as the Basement of Coasts ordered another expedition to secure a foothold in the Flowery Steppes.  227 more words


Hoard of the Dragon Queen, Part 1

This will be my first post on Dungeons & Dragons. It will not be the last. It has been a major hobby of mine since my salad days as a student (when we all had much more time and far fewer responsibilities). 353 more words


A Small Update

Well, it has been a while since my last update.
We visited relatives in Wales recently which was nice, though there were a lot of train and bus journeys in unfamiliar territory! 529 more words


Frailty, Thy Name is Weapon

Snap your fingers, snap your gorget.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild released recently. One of its more controversial ideas was the weapon durability system. 2,952 more words


Kingdom game GUI nightmares

Of those who have ever played dwarf fortress, that was probably the worst example of user experience with a game’s controls and info content. Many people, myself included, while loving the game concept cannot get into it because the user interface is terribly confusing. 693 more words

Dwarf Fortress

Dwarf Fortress

When I first played Dwarf Fortress, I bounced off it like a timid bunny rabbit, crossing a busy highway just a little too slowly. 783 more words

Game Design

My Latest Obssession - A Look at RimWorld

Everything Was Great, Until Somebody Got the Flu… (Spoilers, They All Died)

Remember Dwarf Fortress? Remember how tough as nails it was? Sure would be great if that were on Steam but that’s not what I wanted to talk about today. 886 more words

Jon Spencer Reviews