By the Numbers

By the Numbers Week 2: Asleep at the Gates

This week didn’t exactly start the way I had planned. I’m stil dedicated to the cause even with a stumbling start. I am here and I am updating (even a bit late) and moreover, I am admitting that this week wasn’t exactly a banner week for The Plan (TM). Continue reading

Healthy Gamer

Healthy Gamer: Shame on Me

“What do you regard as most humane? To spare someone shame.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

Lots of stuff happened at Gen Con this year. I taught and played a bunch of games. I met a few other designers that I hold in high esteem. I experienced a weird outpouring of love from strangers. Somehow, I managed not to buy any new games. And I experienced a strange moment of shame in shaming. Well, not exactly.  Continue reading

Healthy Gamer

Healthy Gamer: Keeping Up With the Kids

Not like Hogwarts.
Not like Hogwarts.

“Children are great imitators, so give them something great to imitate.” – anonymous

One of the things that I enjoy most about the Captain Hammer Project are the adventures that I get to take my new body on. A body that I will remind you is still pretty far from anyone’s definition of “fit” but considering where I’ve been in the past is a huge improvement. Continue reading