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Monthly Archives: December 2010

A Long, Strange Trip.

29-Dec-10

As mentioned here, my laptop has been angry with me for going on 4 months or so.  This cause me to retreat away from my usual comfort space of Team Fortress 2 and MMOs, and try to find ways to amuse myself.  I went two totally different directions – Facebook games, and diving back in […]

Board Game Geeks: Dominion vs Ascension

28-Dec-10

Carlos’ gift guide prompted this – it was originally just a comment, but once I noticed the size, I figured it needed a post of its own…. For the Board Game Geek (see what I did there?), Ascension: Rise of the Godslayer is quickly coming to be the new Dominion.  It’s another “build your deck as […]

Your Geek History Sites of the Day

17-Dec-10

Computer Geek! The story of Apple’s Dog Cow, Moof! Shared by our friend Jeff in a chat. ^_^ RPG Geek! Aaaaand… in case you hadn’t seen it yet… Weird D&D Questions of the Past.

Gah! Last Minute Geek Christmas Shopping

16-Dec-10

For everyone else, there’s Mastercard; for you, Star Wars geek, there’s THINKGEEK. April-fools-joke-turned-licensed-product, the TAUN TAUN SLEEPING BAG is still available! Thinkgeek also has all kinds of other neat stuff. Like a working Doctor Who sonic screwdriver. That’s right. RPG Geek: If your geek doesn’t have it yet, Paizo’s Pathfinder Core Rulebook is just amazing. […]

Gawker Hacked

13-Dec-10

So if you use any of the Gawker sites- Kotaku, io9, Gizmodo, Jezebel, Lifehacker, etc.- you may have received an email address from hint.io expressing their shock and dismay that Gawker hadn’t publicized the fact that they were hacked, and 1.2ish million accounts potentially compromised. Since the hint.io email seems a bit shady- and I […]

My kids, revisted

01-Dec-10

So, a follow up to this post.  It’s been 7 months.  The kids haved changed their behaviors around, gotten older, etc.  So where are they?

Blog Hijack!

01-Dec-10

I know, I know.  I post a burst, talk about how I’m gonna do more, and disappear.  Then return to hijack. I do actually have a post coming up on the strange trip I’ve been on for the past 3-4 months.  See, my laptop (an ASUS G50vt from Best Buy) went wacky on me.  Of a […]